27 days ago

Bus drivers to strike for 24 hours

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Wellington bus drivers are walking off the job tomorrow, taking strike action over pay and working conditions.

Members of the New Zealand Tramways and Public Passenger Transport Employee's Union voted 204-2 in favour of industrial action in a meeting last Wednesday.

Here's what you need to know:

- Strike action will start 4am, April 23 and will last 24 hours.
- There will be significant disruptions across the bus network, including service numbers: 2, 3 ,21, 22, 12, 12e, 13, 14, 18e, 20, 28, 30x, 31x, 33, 34, 34, 36,37,81, 83, 84, 85x, N2, N3, N8, and N88.
- Services run by rival operator Tranzurban will not be affected, including the number 1 and 7.

Wellington commuters are encouraged to keep up to date with the latest developments on Metlink's website.

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Notice is given of the following dog fees for the 2021 – 2022 year.

These fees include GST and are effective from 1 July 2021.

1. Dogs must be registered before they reach three [3] months of age.
2. From the age of three [3] months, fee rates are calculated proportionally for the year.
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To find out more information regarding dog fees for the 2021 – 2022 year or to register your dog please visit UPPERHUTTCITY.COM/DOG-REGISTRATION
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Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This should not be too hard. What is going on here?

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