Travel agency under liquidation denies rumours

The owner of a liquidated travel agency has challenged companies and individuals who have accused him of payment defaults and credit card fraud to present documentary proof or face possible legal action. Nimesh Kumar Amin, Managing Director of Greenwoods Corner Travel (1987) Limited, which traded as Panworld Travel located at Unit B, 6B Savill Drive, Mangere East, Auckland also denied…

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Immigration fraudsters ensnare more victims

Auckland City District Police have issued another warning to the Indian community to be aware of people posing themselves as officials of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and compelling them to transfer funds under the pretext of non-compliance of immigration rules. Detective Sergeant Graham Shand of the Financial Crime Unit told Indian Newslink that the number of complaints had risen in…

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Indians victimised by sophisticated fraud

Three Indian nationals, who have been victims of an elaborate immigration fraud by a bogus Auckland recruitment agent, have been told by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) that they must leave New Zealand immediately or face deportation. I represent them now; they came forward voluntarily in December 2013 with almost identical stories of a Newmarket based recruitment agent who had charged…

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Grandeur marks Temple opening on Waitangi Day

More than 10,000 people visited the Shirdi Saibaba Temple in Central Auckland during a four-day festival that marked its opening last week. Festivities, which began on Waitangi Day (February 6) kept devotees and visitors engaged in Bhakti and fellowship for more than 12 hours each day, creating an inimitable environment of amity and goodwill. Largest Temple With an estimated $6…

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Burglars welcome open homes

Homes that keep windows and doors virtually welcome burglars, according to Manukau Police South Area Commander Inspector Jim Searle. He said that offenders select such houses, especially during summer. “The Police seek the support of householders in preventing offences rather than catching the offenders, as a part of ‘Prevention First Strategy.‘ We understand that with this warmer weather, it is…

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Online referrals reduce patient waitlist

The Government’s programme of reducing paperwork by embracing state-of-the-art technology has now extended to electronic referrals by General Practitioners (GPs) aimed at reducing waitlist of patients. Health Minister Tony Ryall said that GPs across the country are swapping pens for keyboards and are now referring patients for specialist care online. When a patient needs to be referred to a hospital…

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