Broadmeadows, Wellington

35 minutes ago

Things that surprise Kiwis returning to NZ

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
I'm working on a travel story for Stuff about the things that have surprised returning Kiwis about New Zealand. If you have recently returned from overseas or know someone who has, it would be great to hear about the things that have stood out for you, for better or for worse. … View more
Hi everyone,
I'm working on a travel story for Stuff about the things that have surprised returning Kiwis about New Zealand. If you have recently returned from overseas or know someone who has, it would be great to hear about the things that have stood out for you, for better or for worse. Whether it's to do with the weather, the cost of things, the public transport, the food, the housing, the people or something else entirely, we'd be keen to hear about it. Please remember that your comment may be included in the article, unless you say you don't want it to be. Thank you.

3 hours ago

Is Wellington a desirable place to live and work?

Mandy Te Reporter from Dominion Post

Private sectors say they are struggling to attract skilled workers to Wellington. They say issues like uncertainty about major projects, expensive housing, and infrastructure problems are deterring people from moving to the city. What do you think?

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5 hours ago

Poll: Should people coming into New Zealand pay for their isolation costs?

Sharron Pardoe Reporter from Dominion Post

International travellers flying into New South Wales are now paying A$3000 (NZ$3168) for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine. Travellers will be charged A$3000 for one adult, A$1000 for each additional adult and A$500 per child aged three and over. Children under three will stay free of … View moreInternational travellers flying into New South Wales are now paying A$3000 (NZ$3168) for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine. Travellers will be charged A$3000 for one adult, A$1000 for each additional adult and A$500 per child aged three and over. Children under three will stay free of charge. Do you think Kiwis should be charged for their isolation costs? Nzwww.stuff.co.nz...

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Should people coming into New Zealand pay for their isolation costs?
  • 63% Yes: All people coming into NZ should pay for their isolation
    63% Complete
  • 3.7% No: It's something the Government should pick up
    3.7% Complete
  • 33.3% ReturninTravellers should pay part of the cost
    33.3% Complete
243 votes
4 days 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% Yes, five days is not enough
    60% Complete
  • 14% No, I never use mine up anyway
    14% Complete
  • 26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26% Complete
5270 votes
1 hour ago

Empty plant pots

Melissa from Johnsonville

Would anyone happen to have any spare plant pots they are willing to part with? Any sizes are fine. Happy to pick up. Please and thank you.

Free

6 hours ago

Hot air ballooning in Queenstown

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

One of the most scenic hot air balloon flights in the world - among the mountains in Queenstown - has slashed prices by a third to attract Kiwi travellers. Click the link below to read more.

18 days ago

Show us your winter snaps!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi Wellington! The days are getting colder and the Neighbourly Snaps campaign is turning up the heat in your region. Show the rest of your neighbours the wintery scenes around your pad or your region. What's your idea of a wintery scene? Post your photo in the comments below ⬇️⬇️

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5 hours ago

Sold in Broadmeadows: home sells for $829,500

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A house at 55 Nalanda Crescent in Broadmeadows has sold for $829,500, significantly more than its capital valuation of $610,000.

The 150sqm home is smaller than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Broadmeadows is 200sqm.

The sale was finalised on March 18, 2020.

This information is … View more
A house at 55 Nalanda Crescent in Broadmeadows has sold for $829,500, significantly more than its capital valuation of $610,000.

The 150sqm home is smaller than most homes in the suburb. The median home in Broadmeadows is 200sqm.

The sale was finalised on March 18, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

5 hours ago

Broadmeadows property goes for $690,000

Property Sale Alert from homes.co.nz

A property at 71 Nalanda Crescent in Broadmeadows has sold for $690,000.

At 90sqm, it is much smaller than most homes in Broadmeadows, where the median house is 200sqm.

The three-bedroom property has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $650,000, compared with the median CV in the suburb of … View more
A property at 71 Nalanda Crescent in Broadmeadows has sold for $690,000.

At 90sqm, it is much smaller than most homes in Broadmeadows, where the median house is 200sqm.

The three-bedroom property has one bathroom and its capital valuation is $650,000, compared with the median CV in the suburb of $660,000. This home sold on May 11, 2020.

This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.

6 hours ago

Do you work in a hotel used for managed isolation?

Mandy Te Reporter from Dominion Post

With hotels being used as managed isolation spots, questions have been raised about how these places are being run. Do you work in a hotel which is being used for managed isolation? How have you found it? Contact Bridie Witton on bridie.witton@stuff.co.nz to share your story.

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14 hours ago

Paint it red with Resene for Red Nose Day!

Resene

Buy any red testpot from your local Resene owned ColorShop between 13-31 July 2020 and Resene will donate $1 to CureKids Red Nose Day!

The more red testpots you buy, the more will be donated! Offer applies to all retail purchases of Resene red testpots (excludes metallics and wood stains).

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Buy any red testpot from your local Resene owned ColorShop between 13-31 July 2020 and Resene will donate $1 to CureKids Red Nose Day!

The more red testpots you buy, the more will be donated! Offer applies to all retail purchases of Resene red testpots (excludes metallics and wood stains).

Help us make a difference to the health of kiwi children.
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14 hours ago

Tilly’s kindness to animals

AMI Insurance

Tilly says kindness is when the community gets behind giving animals a second chance at life. To read more kindness stores visit our AMI Hub. Learn more

3 days 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.

1 day ago

Subscribe to Sunday Star Times

Stuff Ltd

What better way to take a load off than to put your feet up and get inspired with a fresh copy of the Sunday Star-Times each week. For a limited time, when you subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for just 6 months*, we are giving away a free Gourmet Spice Pack valued at $65 so you can get crafty in … View moreWhat better way to take a load off than to put your feet up and get inspired with a fresh copy of the Sunday Star-Times each week. For a limited time, when you subscribe to the Sunday Star-Times for just 6 months*, we are giving away a free Gourmet Spice Pack valued at $65 so you can get crafty in the kitchen with Raptor Naturals finest flavours.

Call us on 0800 339 000 or click on the button below and use the promo code “SSTRAPTOR” to redeem this special offer now.

Hurry as this offer ends 31st July, 2020!

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1 day ago

Ready set, get Upcycling!

Resene

It's time to get your creative caps on and put your decorative DIY skills to great use! Resene and Neighbourly are challenging everyday Kiwis like YOU to take part in the Resene Upcycling Awards. Whether it's an old item you've spruced up or something you've found a completely … View moreIt's time to get your creative caps on and put your decorative DIY skills to great use! Resene and Neighbourly are challenging everyday Kiwis like YOU to take part in the Resene Upcycling Awards. Whether it's an old item you've spruced up or something you've found a completely new purpose for, we want to see your creations!

Take part in the 2020 Resene Upcycling Awards. There's four great prizes worth $500 are up for grabs: a $200 Resene voucher and a $300 Prezzy® card!
Get Upcycling now

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1 day ago

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Lily & Sing from Life on Your Terms

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