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Em­ploy­ment is­sues tar­geted

A free public in­for­ma­tion work­shop will be held by the Cit­i­zens Ad­vice Bureau cov­er­ing the rights and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of em­ploy­ees and em­ploy­ers and how to deal with prob­lems in the work­shop.

The ses­sion was be­ing con­ducted af­ter a steady stream of em­ploy­ment prob­lems had been re­ported to the Queen­stown bureau.

The work­shop, which will also cover find­ing and ap­ply­ing for job and im­mi­gra­tion and visa re­quire­ments, would be held at the St Peters Church Hall on Earl St on March 20 be­tween noon and 2pm.

Com­mu­nity gath­er­ing

The an­nual Kelvin Penin­sula com­mu­nity gath­er­ing, which will in­clude a free sausage siz­zle, ten­nis, cro­quet, bouncy cas­tle, three­legged and sack races, will be held next Satur­day at Jar­dine Park from 3pm. Or­gan­iser Chris Mackenzie said the event was a great op­por­tu­nity to get to­gether and meet with fel­low penin­sula res­i­dents and bar­be­cues will be avail­able.

Fund­ing avail­able from gam­bling pro­ceeds

The Lion Foun­da­tion will run a com­mu­nity fund­ing fo­rum in Wanaka on Tues­day. Re­la­tion­ships manager Mar­cus Reynolds says it is a chance for peo­ple to learn how to ap­ply for foun­da­tion fund­ing. The fund­ing is de­rived from the pro­ceeds of gam­bling on gam­ing ma­chines.

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