173 days ago

New Year - New Smile!

Courtenay Orthodontics

Happy New Year. If one of your new year resolutions is to improve your bite or smile - give us a call: 04-385 7213. Our Specialist Orthodontists Bhavik, Darnell, Divya, and Michael can help see your new year resolutions to fruition.
Choose the specialists! Choose Courtenay Orthodontics (part of The Orthodontist group).

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1 hour 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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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.

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?
  • 60.1% Yes, five days is not enough
    60.1% Complete
  • 13.9% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.9% Complete
  • 26% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26% Complete
5109 votes
3 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 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?
  • 62% Yes: All people coming into NZ should pay for their isolation
    62% Complete
  • 4.4% No: It's something the Government should pick up
    4.4% Complete
  • 33.5% ReturninTravellers should pay part of the cost
    33.5% Complete
158 votes