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5 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?

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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 57.5% Yes, five days is not enough
    57.5% Complete
  • 13.4% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.4% Complete
  • 29.1% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    29.1% Complete
859 votes
4 hours ago

Dreaming of a shoulder or back massage?

Josie from Spring Coaching

Wellness Wednesday: Stretch and release. Are you hunched over a desk all day and wishing you had someone to give you a shoulder or back massage?

Give yourself a helping hand by gently rolling a firm ball or foam roller on tight muscles to reduce pain and tension, lengthen muscles and restore mobility.

Our bright Spring Coaching massage balls are perfect for the job ( 12% off all shop products until 12 July. Use promo code "BIRDY" at check-out.

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4 hours ago

In need of some stretch and release? Check out our specialty products in store

Josie from Spring Coaching

Exciting news! Spring Coaching is expanding with a bright and colourful new website. In addition to all of our usual awesomeness, we are featuring great new coaching packages, online courses, a blog and..... wait for it.... a shop. Yes, you can now get retail therapy with Spring Coaching. You heard it hear first.

To celebrate from now till 12 July get 12% off all products in-store. Just use promo code "BIRDY" at checkout. Check it out today - www.spring...