90 days ago

Looks like the message about glass-only recycling is having a hard time getting around.

Grace from Hutt City Council

Only 20-30% of households are putting out glass-only crates. So we need your help!

Please share this post with 5-10 people you know in Lower Hutt. Not just on Neighbourly, txt or call them too. It's also a good opportunity to reach out, ask how they're doing. Then ask them to do the same.
Your rubbish will be collected as normal, but please only put glass in your recycling crate for now.

All other recyclables either reuse or put into the rubbish.

Our contractors are using whatever fleet vehicles are available for glass-only pickup, so you will see trucks collecting that you'd normally see for rubbish only. Be assured, if you put out glass-only in your crate it is being sent for recycling.

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1 day 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?
  • 59.8% Yes, five days is not enough
    59.8% Complete
  • 13% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13% Complete
  • 27.2% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    27.2% Complete
2676 votes
6 minutes ago

What's On: Acting Out Quiz Night fundraiser

Emily from Wainuiomata

Get your quiz team together (max 8 members) and join us for a fun night out - $10 per person. Book your tickets by email to actingoutquiz@gmail.com.
Acting Out Quiz Night fundraiser
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4 hours 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.