Thaipoosam Festival in Auckland Temple

Thaipoosam Festival in Auckland Temple Thiru Subramaniyar Temple of the Hindu Temple Society of New Zealand (located) at 69 Tidal Road in Mangere, Auckland celebrated ‘Thaipusam,’ including traditional ‘Kavadi’ Abhishekam and other religious rites. The three-day festival was held at the Temple from February 9 to February 11, 2017, with morning and evening prayers, recitations of excerpts from various Tamil…

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Call for end to mass incarceration

Supplied Content Auckland, February 11, 2017 Prison abolitionist group No Pride in Prisonsheld a march to the Mount Eden Corrections Facility today to protest the prison population reaching 10,000 people. Hundreds of protesters made themselves heard throughout the Auckland CBD as they marched from Aotea Square to Mt Eden Prison, demanding an end to mass incarceration. The march ended with…

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Police name dead woman

Christchurch, Saturday, February 11, 2017 The New Zealand Police have named the woman who was found dead in Hoon Hay, Christchurch on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Worner said she was 51-year-old Savita Devi Naidu. Her body was found on Tankerville Road in the Christchurch suburb. “The matter has been referred to the Coroner. There are no…

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