This message is brought to you by Ex Councillor Paul Cronin. The information comes from Matamata- Piako District Council. I am not connected to them apart from being a rateopayer and a Community Advocate. Pop up Transfer Stations Transfer stations/pop up rubbish disposal
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In line with the level 4 restrictions from the government, Refuse Transfer Stations are closed. We will have pop up rubbish disposal sites for rural residents, those who don’t receive kerbside collections, and anyone with too much rubbish for their wheelie bin. You can dispose of rubbish in official Council bags between 9am-3.30pm on the following days at these sites:
April 2 and 17
In front of the Te Aroha Domain on Whitaker St (opposite Countdown)
April 3 and 18 Hetana Street, alongside the public toilets
April 10 and 24
Countdown carpark (off Moorhouse or Studholme Street
You can also recycle glass at these locations (kindly funded by the Glass Packaging Forum). These sites will be staffed, with strict controls around contact and disposal to keep our communities, staff and contractors safe.
With Covid-19 still a very real risk, people who are unwell are told to stay home, and to keep any sickly kids home too - but what if you don't have any more sick leave owing?
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
To read more, click here.
60.3% Yes, five days is not enough60.3% Complete
13.7% No, I never use mine up anyway13.7% Complete
26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis26% Complete
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