40 days ago

Recycling Centre reopens

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

The bulk Recycling Centre at Wellington’s Southern Landfill has reopened to the public with traffic controls in place to ensure Covid-19 Alert Level 2 guidelines are maintained.
The Tip Shop Wellington will remain closed during Level 2 for the safety of our staff.
For more information and FAQs, please visit our website.
wellington.govt.nz...

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3 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
  • 13.8% No, I never use mine up anyway
    13.8% Complete
  • 26.2% Entitlement should be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    26.2% Complete
4652 votes
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10 days ago

Hellenic New Zealand Congress Greek Cooking demo class

Mee Moi from Mount Cook

Our popular annual event returns this month on Wednesday 29 July at 6pm (doors open 5.30pm).

Stella Bares will demonstrate a couple of Greek dishes while you enjoy some nibbles. You will then be able to sample the demonstrated dishes once cooked.

No door sales so please prepay beforehand. Ticket and payment details on our Facebook page for Hellenic New Zealand Congress or Eventfinda site.

In the past, a few people were able to buy some leftover food so bring a container if you feel lucky.

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10 days ago

Hellenic New Zealand Congress AGM/Greek documentary - free entry

Mee Moi from Mount Cook

Wellington premiere of "Ο Ηρακλής, ο Αχελώος, και η Μεσοχώρα" (Heracles, Acheloos and Mesochora, with English subtitles). The movie will start at 3.30pm after the AGM tea/coffee break as the AGM is being held same day at 2.15pm (all welcome) in the TTC clubrooms.

"The village of Mesochora, as well as the paternal home of the documentary director, is on the banks of the Acheloos river, in the mountain range of Pindos. The area, however, is flooded by the artificial lake created by the diversion of the river.

The documentary unfolds the incredible story of the hostage of the village, the family tragedy of the director himself, and the admirable struggle of the inhabitants of Mesochora."

We would like to thank the director and ERT for providing this film to us free of charge and to Elias Pavlidis for organizing the film to come to Wellington.

More info on Facebook page for Hellenic New Zealand Congress or on Eventfinda.

Direction: Δημήτρης Κουτσιαμπασάκος

Script: Δημήτρης Κουτσιαμπασάκος Cinematography: Yorgos Papaioannou

Editing: Yorgos Savoglou Sound: Nikos Paliatsoudis, Antonis Kypreos, Yorgos Petroutsas

Music: Vangelis Fampas Production: ERT Production

Country: Greece | Production Year: 2019