108 days ago

Teddy bears

Yvette from Brookfield

Hi neighbours in the Te Koari drive, Kingsford road area, let’s go on a bear hunt, hide a bear or two in a front window so kids can find and count them on their daily walks ... just a bit of fun.

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2 days ago

Poll: Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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.

Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 60.3% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.3% Complete
  • 13.7% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.7% Complete
  • 26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26% Complete
3456 votes
22 hours ago

Dog registrations

Communications from Tauranga City Council

11 days to go to register your furry friend

Don't get caught out - pay before 31 July and get the early bird rate of $87!

Paying online is easy. Have your council customer or dog number handy and go to www.tauranga.govt.nz...

1 day ago

Dunedin's coast: NZ's little slice of "Bali" is full of wildlife

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

With sweeping beaches, hidden caves, seals, penguins and albatross - we think this must be the most underrated stretch of New Zealand. Have you been? Read more on the link below.