New Campus to boost export education

A new, purpose-built campus of one of the largest Private Training Establishments (PTEs) of the country is keen to increase the number of its international students, especially from India. The NZMA Sylvia Park Campus (located at 56 Carbine Road), which became functional on February 17, concentrates on Cookery and Hospitality courses, with a minor offering of Business Management courses. Its…

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Kubuabola for better engagement with India

While Indo-Fijian relations have remained strong despite political storms that have raged in Fiji, the Government of Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama is confident that India will continue to promote its industrial and economic development programmes. Leaders from Fiji, including Mr Bainimarama, have always considered their visits to India as significant signposts in bilateral relations. India has been a popular destination for…

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Reserve Bank signals tighter insurance regime

The insurance sector will come under tighter supervision making it mandatory for insurers, brokers and others to improve their financial management and accountability, a senior official of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has said. RBNZ Insurance Oversight Manager Peter Brady said in a speech to the delegates attending the ‘Finity Consulting Directors Forum’ held in Auckland on February…

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Dividends run the risk of double jeopardy

Increasing mobility of capital, cross-border investments and international trade have all necessitated the need for ‘Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements’ between countries, aimed at eliminating ‘double jeopardy’ and facilitating global partnerships. New Zealand has such agreements with many countries including Australia, UK, European Union and India (to mention a few) but the increasing Trans-Tasman trade and investment has necessitated a better…

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Awards celebrate migrant achievers

Three customers of ANZ Bank were recently honoured with awards for their commitment and dedication to the migrant community. The Awards were presented at the third Annual ANZ Auckland Lunar New Year Customer Luncheon held in Auckland last fortnight. Jeffrey Wu, Director of HHSU Group Limited received the ‘ANZ Migrant Entrepreneur Award 2014’ in recognition of the rapid growth of…

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