292 days ago

KOKOMAI - Wairarapa's Creative Festival is on 10-19 Oct CHECK IT OUT

The Team from Destination Wairarapa

Every two years KOKOMAI is held next door to you! Kokomai is an inspiring, edgy and diverse Creative Festival for the Wairarapa region: music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and literature. Events are located across the region, from rural halls, churches and larger venues such as the Carterton Events Centre.
Festival highlights this year include Wonder Wombs, a gutsy seven-strong cast, featuring some of Aotearoa’s favourite performers from the circus, theatre, and dance worlds and Scottish folk band Shooglenifty. ‘Readers & Writers’ literary Festival as part of Kokomai 2019. will hosting a wonderful line up of authors this year, from Mike Chunn (former Split Enz member), to Marilyn Waring, and accomplished novelist Paula Morris. Tickets are on sale at eventfinda.co.nz.

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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.

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Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
  • 59.9% Yes, five days is not enough
    59.9% Complete
  • 13.2% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.2% Complete
  • 27% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    27% Complete
2915 votes
7 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.

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1 hour ago

BAKING FOR KITTYCATS!

Lee from South Wairarapa District

Kittycat Rehoming Wairarapa invites you to our Fundraising Bake Sale!!

Tomorrow, Saturday July 11, 9am to 1pm at The Warehouse Masterton.

Join us for delicious baked treats! And help us to keep helping kitties at the same time.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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