92 days ago

Easter weekend is almost here, and we know it's going to be very different from what we're used to.

Grace from Hutt City Council

The good news is that Alert Level 4 seems to be working, so it's important that we stick to the rules, even over Easter. That means staying home and local, no visiting the bach or breaking your bubbles.

Supermarkets and other essential businesses will be closed on Good Friday, but they will be open on Easter Sunday, so there’s no need to panic buy. If you’re heading to the supermarket to get essential supplies, go with a list so you can shop fast. And remember to keep two metres away from others, and wash your hands when you get home.

We can do this Lower Hutt, let's stick together, support each other and get through.

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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
3 days ago

Age Concern Wellington is reaching-out to isolated seniors

Lorna Harvey from Age Concern Wellington

We're reaching-out to isolated seniors, particularly post-lockdown. Check Point reports...

16 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
  • Louise Bilderbeck Hall