753 days ago

Poll: Do you have a written employment agreement?

Sacha Green from Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand

Having a written employment agreement is the law. Even if you don’t have one, there are some minimum employment rights that everyone is entitled to. We’re here to help you know what your rights are and what to do if they aren’t being met. Call 0800 367 222 (0800 FOR CAB) for help or visit our website www.cab.org.nz... for details about CAB services in your neighbourhood.

Do you have a written employment agreement?
  • 70.6% Yes, I have a written employment agreement
    70.6% Complete
  • 9.1% No, I do not have a written employment agreement
    9.1% Complete
  • 11.3% No, I am not in paid work
    11.3% Complete
  • 6.8% No, I am an independent contractor
    6.8% Complete
  • 2.2% Other
    2.2% Complete
857 votes
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21 hours ago

Tell us about the coronavirus lockdown champions in your community

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

We want to celebrate the unsung heroes who are keeping our country going through lockdown.

Frontline nurse Debra Larsen's life has turned into a "real whirlwind" since the coronavirus outbreak began.

She's been so busy setting up testing centres around the Waikato. and helping them run smoothly that she's barely seen her two teenage daughters.

Do you know a coronavirus lockdown champion who deserves to be recognised? Tell us about them in the comments below.

To read more about Debra's life on the frontline, click here.

6 hours ago

Small businesses in your community need a hand!

SOS Business

Hi neighbours! SOS Business was set up to help local businesses in your community. It means you can buy gift cards from your favourite cafés, restaurants and service providers and then redeem them when they re-open after lockdown.

You can play a special part helping small businesses stay afloat during this time. Spread the word to your friends and family so that we can help as many local businesses as we can.

Thanks for being a great neighbour by being a lifeline for businesses in your community.

PS - in case you were wondering, due to the success of SOS Café, and the number of other service businesses now on the Platform, the team have rebranded to SOS Business – Save Our Small Business!
Support a local business

1 day ago

Are you savouring the birdsong during lockdown?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Some Nelsonians say they are noticing local birdlife more since the coronavirus lockdown. Are you enjoying watching or listening to the birds in your backyard? Is it one of the upsides of the lockdown?