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15 hours 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.

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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 59.4% Yes, five days is not enough
    59.4% Complete
  • 13.5% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.5% Complete
  • 27.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    27.1% Complete
1873 votes
2 days ago

What do you think of a new report favouring Manukau Harbour over Northport?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A new report on the Ports of Auckland favours a new port being built at Manukau Harbour, rather than moving the freight to Northport. The report, which says Manukau will cost less and have less environmental impact, has been criticised by Wayne Brown, whose own report recommended a move north. What do you think?

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13 hours ago

What's On: Orewa Crystal Visions Holistic Market

Michelle from Beach Haven

*Nurturing Body, Mind & Spirit* Aucklands Weekly Wellbeing Event. SUNDAY 12th July. 9am till 3pm Readers, Healers, Crystals, Jewellery, Candles, Craft, Product, Organic & more www.crystalvisions.co.nz
Orewa Crystal Visions Holistic Market
  • Orewa Community Centre