First Indian woman takes high rank in Labour List

Priyanka Radhakrishnan in winning position Wellington, May 2, 2017 The Labour Party announced its List of Candidates with ranking for the 2017 Election early this morning. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, who has been with the Party in various capacities over several years, has secured a winning position, ranked Number 11 on the List. There are three other candidates of Indian origin on…

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Independent advisors for firearms report

Supplied Content Wellington, May 1, 2017 Two members of New Zealand’s firearms community will provide independent advice on the recent Select Committee report into illegal firearms use, Police Minister Paula Bennett has said. Outdoors professional Geoff Thomas and firearms safety specialist Nicole McKee will provide advice on the twenty recommendations proposed by Parliament’s Law and Order Select Committee. “I come…

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Immunisation Week begins in Canterbury

Supplied Content Christchurch, May 1, 2017 Today marks the start of Immunisation Week (May 1-7) and Canterbury DHB is reminding parents to ensure their older children, teens, as well as any younger ones, are immunised. Free immunisations are recommended for 11-year-olds in Canterbury to protect against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough and human papillomavirus (HPV). Diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough…

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