65 days ago

How has driving changed under lockdown?

Ben Heather Reporter from Dominion Post

More and more cars are back on the road under alert level three, but not everyone is observing the rules. One motorist was even caught driving on the wrong side of the road down State Highway One. Have you noticed a change in driving habits under level 4 or 3? Are more people not indicating or pushing the speed limit?

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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...

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?

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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
12 minutes ago

Colourful beanies connect residents with students

Bupa Fergusson Retirement Village

Residents from Bupa The Gardens Retirement Village welcomed children from Aorangi Primary School this week.