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Sean looks for answers to some of the really big questions. Why is there a universe? What is time?
Based in Los Angeles, Sean's not only a science professor, he's the go-to science guru for some big-time movies - such as Angels & Demons and Marvel's Avengers: Endgame, consulting with scriptwriters on topics such a time travel and parallel universes.
Sean Carroll: Our Preposterous Universe. Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, February 22. Information and tickets at thinkinc.org.
Hi Neighbours, With one week until Auckland Councillors decide this year's rates rise, and the size of the Covid-19 hit Emergency Budget, public feedback on rates is fairly evenly split. How much do you think your's should rise? Read the story below:
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.
59.9% Yes, five days is not enough59.9% Complete
13.2% No, I never use mine up anyway13.2% Complete
27% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis27% Complete
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.