Veganism does good only if well-prepared

Veganism does good only if well-prepared

Sophie Medlin London, December 30, 2018 Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the Sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described vegans in the UK alone. Where this motivation stems from is varied, but includes concerns about animal welfare, worries about the environment and religious reasons.…

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Pacifica women strong on New Year’s Honours

Pacifica women strong on New Year’s Honours

Supplied Content Wellington, December 31, 2018 Pacific women feature strongly in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of their diverse contribution to Pacific Aotearoa in a range of fields including literature, fashion, mental health, youth development, sports, leadership and governance,” Pacific Peoples Minister Aupito William Sio has said.  He issued the following Statement today. Society’s strength Our women…

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Barbara Kendall, four other sportswomen recognised

Barbara Kendall, four other sportswomen recognised

New Year’s Honours List 2019 announced Wellington, December 31, 2018 Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated sportspeople honoured in the New Year’s honours today. All the recipients have made invaluable contributions to a sector that is important to so many New Zealanders, he said. Mr Robertson issued the following Statement: Great Year for women It was a particularly…

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Jacinda Ardern greets New Year Honours recipients

Jacinda Ardern greets New Year Honours recipients

Supplied Content Wellington, December 31, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated 196 New Zealanders who were named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. She greeted them for their contributions to New Zealand and our communities. Gender balance again The list is gender balanced again this year, she said. The following was a Statement issued by Ms Ardern:  It…

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Three friends make it to the Queen’s Honours List

Thee friends make it to the Queen’s Honours List

Staff Reporter Auckland, December 31, 2018 Three friends of Indian Newslink have been featured on the Queen’s New Year Honours List. They are fellow journalist Fran O’Sullivan (Business Editor of the New Zealand Herald), Virinder Aggarwal, Founding Member of the Asian Network Inc and Bhikhu Bhana of the New Zealand Indian Central Association (NZICA). Ms Sullivan has been recognised for…

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Sir Stephen Tindall appointed Grand Companion of the NZ Order of Merit

Sir Stephen Tindall appointed Grand Companion of the NZ Order of Merit

Many Achievers make to the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019 Wellington, December 31, 2018 Sir Stephen Tindall, founder of The Warehouse, has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II a Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to business, the community and the environment. He topped the list of the Queen’s New Year Honours List announced…

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Exporters count benefits as CPTPP takes effect today

Exporters count benefits as CPTPP takes effect today

Wellington, December 30, 2018 New Zealand exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which took effect today, Sunday, December 30, 2018. Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker said that the CPTPP provides New Zealand with trade agreements for the first time with three significant economies: Japan, Canada and Mexico. He issued…

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