Lynmouth - Moturoa, New Plymouth

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.

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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?
  • 60.3% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.3% Complete
  • 13.4% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.4% Complete
  • 26.3% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26.3% Complete
3138 votes
7 hours ago

This one’s for you, Aotearoa!

Ryman Healthcare Limited

THANK YOU for coming together as one so we could all stay safe.

19 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.

15 hours ago

Let your local businesses know they're appreciated!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi everyone, Neighbourly is heading into the final stretch of our Local Likes campaign with only a week to go! You can still be in with a chance to win our last vouchers for your favourite local business by heading to our Local Likes page. All you've got to do is outline how the business … View moreHi everyone, Neighbourly is heading into the final stretch of our Local Likes campaign with only a week to go! You can still be in with a chance to win our last vouchers for your favourite local business by heading to our Local Likes page. All you've got to do is outline how the business helped you or your community and you're in the draw! Ts & Cs apply. Nominate Now!

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20 hours ago

Have you been targeted by investment scammers?

Stephanie Ockhuysen Reporter from Taranaki Daily News

We've heard a number of Taranaki people have received phone calls from international investment scammers. Have you or anyone you know been contacted? If you'd be happy to chat for a story, please get in touch.

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22 hours ago
22 hours ago

Have you subscribed to our free ezine yet?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Hello gardeners,

In this week’s issue of Get Growing, we discuss the best fruit to grow for preserves and meet the herb expert who’ll help you get a good night’s sleep. Plus harvest cauliflowers; prepare for spring sowing; clear gutters and drains; don’t sacrifice flower buds; and add … View more
Hello gardeners,

In this week’s issue of Get Growing, we discuss the best fruit to grow for preserves and meet the herb expert who’ll help you get a good night’s sleep. Plus harvest cauliflowers; prepare for spring sowing; clear gutters and drains; don’t sacrifice flower buds; and add crunch to salads and snacks.
Follow our guide to plants to sow and grow this month and nominate a Houseplant Hero. Go in the draw for Calathea rufibarba plants and garden gloves from Palmers and be in to win a room makeover from NZ House & Garden and Resene.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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22 hours ago

What's On: Theosophical Society

Jim from New Plymouth

The Universe on a wavelength. Exploring the most unifying aspect of creation - vibration. Application to better health, self-awareness. All welcome, $5 suggested koha/donation. More info Benjamin Upton, 027-517 6739
Theosophical Society
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1 day ago

A DIY project using kitchen utensils?!

The Team from Resene ColorShop New Plymouth

Take retro inspiration from old kitchen utensils that you can no longer use and turn them into cute and quirky artworks!

Make the most of this weekend with this easy project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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1 day ago

Check out some of the benefits of retrofit double glazing

RetroFit Double Glazing - Hawkes Bay

There are so many benefits to retrofit double glaze your home. We've put together an informative summary of the many benefits from replacing your single glazed windows to double glazing here. Have a read and if you are interested get your no obligation free measure and quote here or call us … View moreThere are so many benefits to retrofit double glaze your home. We've put together an informative summary of the many benefits from replacing your single glazed windows to double glazing here. Have a read and if you are interested get your no obligation free measure and quote here or call us on 0800 658 658.

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1 day ago

RAE HONEY CAR BOOT SALE Friday 10 July 10 am to 3 pm

Philippa from Westown

At 135 Coronation Ave NP
Delicious raw honey in 3 varieties
Multifloral Creamy
Multifloral Hard
Both $12 for 500 g and $20 for 1 kg
Raw Unfiltered Taranaki Manuka
UMF 8+/MGO 200+
$35 for 250 g… View more
At 135 Coronation Ave NP
Delicious raw honey in 3 varieties
Multifloral Creamy
Multifloral Hard
Both $12 for 500 g and $20 for 1 kg
Raw Unfiltered Taranaki Manuka
UMF 8+/MGO 200+
$35 for 250 g
Great for chasing away those winter blues!
Eftpos available
Come and try before you buy!
Enquiries contact Philippa on 0272207515

Price: $12

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8 days ago

Hay bales

Marie from Inglewood

Hi neighbours, we require 2 hay bales happy to pay for them.
Can anyone help please. Thank you
Marie

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1 day ago

Large terracotta pot

Malcom from Spotswood

Has a couple of bits broken off it, but still very usable.

Price: $30

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1 day ago

Cast iron bath

Malcom from Spotswood

Cast iron bath and treated pine base, was used as a fish tank.

Price: $50

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