NCEA attainment down on last year as exam non-attendance rises due to Covid-19

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The number of students who have successfully passed NCEA is sightly lower than last year, but there’s also been a rise in the number...

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Bringing fair trade and family fun online makes this mum one of our Shop Local winners

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An online business that sells ethically crafted toys sourced from artisans all around the world offering Kiwi families an alternative to...

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Reuben Milner’s tears for Shortland Street co-star

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Reuben Milner says farewelling his on-screen brother in Shortland Street: Retribution was an emotional experience. source...

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Tomatoes twice as expensive as a year ago, grocery items up 4.5 percent

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Food prices have had their biggest annual increase in 10 years, pushed up by the high prices for tomatoes....

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Job ads ‘well above’ pre-pandemic levels but workers uncertain about future earnings

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Lots of jobs are on on offer but workers are still feeling less confident about future earnings, an employment survey has found....

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Employees a bit more confident but wage rise hopes on backburner: Westpac

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Lots of jobs are being advertised but fewer households saw a bump in pay over the past year, employment confidence index shows. source...

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Reuben’s Milner’s tears for Shortland Street co-star

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Reuben Milner says farewelling his on-screen brother in Shortland Street: Retribution was an emotional experience. source...

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Popular children’s counselling service Chatbus ‘effectively in liquidation’

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A charity that provided mobile counselling services to children in Dunedin schools is being wound up due to funding issues. source...

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Omicron could spur lagging Kaikōura vaccinations

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Kaikōura once led the vaccination roll-out but it now has the lowest rates of any South Island council area. source...

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Auckland Rainbow Pride Parade cancelled due to Omicron fears

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The parade has been cancelled due to the health risk posed by the Omicron variant, a day after Auckland’s Big Gay Out was also...

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