239 days ago

Are you struggling to find a house to buy?

Sharron Pardoe Reporter from Dominion Post

Kia ora Neighbours!
Are you struggling to find a house to buy? Tell us about it!
You're probably not alone.
With a population boom on the horizon, it appears soon it will be even more difficult: a council-commissioned assessment has found the Wellington region won't be able to keep up with housing demand with a massive shortfall predicted in the next eight years.
How much of a problem is it already?
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3 days ago

Hit and Run

Jose Antonio from Brooklyn

My Daughter drove her Nana from the hospital and a silver colored car parked in front of Countdown Newtown suddenly drove out of parking and hit her around 11:10am this morning. Driver did a runner. Hoping if someone saw the accident can provide details of the rego of the runner. Thanks

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15 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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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
  • 13.3% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.3% Complete
  • 26.8% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26.8% Complete
3012 votes