US Media campaign puts Sikhs in good light

Supplied Content Washington, December 11, 2017 The National Sikh Campaign (NSC) and its supporters gathered for their national meeting over the weekend in Washington DC to discuss and launch the next phase of the Sikh media campaign to create awareness about Sikhs in America. Washington’s famous Mayflower Hotel was the venue for this gathering which brought 30 Sikhs from all…

Read More

Primary industry brightens export prospects

Damien O’Connor Wellington, December 11, 2017 The growth in New Zealand’s primary industry exports is impressive and provides the sector a strong base to deal with the challenges ahead. The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report shows the sector’s exports will grow by 8.5% in 2018, to $41.4 billion. This would be the largest annual increase since 2014…

Read More

Adrian Orr is the next Reserve Bank Governor

Grant Robertson Wellington, December 11, 2017 Adrian Orr has been appointed as Reserve Bank Governor effective from March 27, 2018. Following the Reserve Bank Board’s unanimous recommendation to me, I have appointed Adrian Orr for a five-year term at the completion of Acting Governor Grant Spencer’s term. Record of Public Service I am delighted the Board has been able to…

Read More

Proactive stance is the best form of defending fake news

Dr Jenny Hou Auckland, December 11, 2017 United States President Donald Trump invokes the words ‘Fake News’ on a daily basis, but the phenomenon’s impact is not restricted to politics. Businesses are also becoming victims of fake news, ranging from hoaxes to malicious acts designed to damage an organisation’s reputation. In our globalised and internet-connected world, organisations need to proactively…

Read More