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Shade Design

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16 hours ago

Could the geat Polynesian migration turn kids on to science and tech

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Like many, Sir Ian Taylor learned only at the age of 68 about the Polynesian migrations across the Pacific Ocean. He hopes a new education website will inspire especially maori and pasifika kids they have innovation in their DNA. Did you know the stories? Read below:

12 hours ago

What you need to know: Earthquakes and tsunami warnings

The Team from Auckland Council

Advice for the Auckland region:

EVACUATION | Aotea / Great Barrier Island

Coastal inundation (flooding of land areas) is expected on Great Barrier Island. Local response plans have been activated and residents have been evacuated to higher ground.


Strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges near the shore are expected in the following areas. This means a threat to beach, harbour, estuary and small boat activities.

West Coast of Auckland

Manukau Harbour

East Coast of Auckland

Waiheke Island

Waitemata Harbour.

8 hours ago

Money skills for women for International Women's Day

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

A new course to help women become more confident with money has been launched to mark International Women’s Day on March 8.

Sorted Women is produced by the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC), which runs the financial guidance website sorted.org.nz

Retirement commissioner Jane Wrightson, who heads the CFFC, said Covid-19 had thrown into stark relief the need for a money course designed for women, by women.

“Our research shows that women have suffered the most from job loss during the pandemic, which comes on top of other economic disadvantages they suffer throughout their working life,” Wrightson said.

The gender pay gap still sits around 9.5%, she said.

Women tend to be the family members who take time out of the workforce to care for children or older relatives, meaning they arrive at retirement with less.

CFFC research shows women are less aware of their KiwiSaver settings, less confident at investing, and fewer women than men seek financial advice, Wrightson said.

“Yet we also know that women are more often the ones juggling money to keep a household running, and shouldering the stress that comes with that."

Sorted Women provides a safe and non-judgemental space for women to learn money skills that will help close the financial knowledge gap many face.

The course includes ways for women to improve their financial wellbeing and investing basics.

For more information go to cffc.govt.nz/sorted-at-work