Multitalented student wins Top Scholar Award

Supplied Content Wellington, May 2, 2018 Former Scots College student Andrew Tang has been awarded this year’s Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority’s annual Top Scholar Award ceremony. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern presented Andrew with his award at the ceremony held at Parliament today. The following is an extract of her speech: The award…

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Minor changes to ministerial portfolios announced

Wellington, May 2, 2018 A small number of portfolio changes will take effect from today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. She issued the following statement: As signalled in my recent speech to the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters will be appointed to the reinstated Disarmament and Arms Control portfolio,” she said. Anti-Nuclear…

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Call to youngsters to foster tolerance and love

Supplied Content Sydney, May 2, 2018 Young people should imbibe tolerance and love through education and training to secure a better future, a religious leader has said. Pandit Prem Misra, President, Mukti-Gupteshwar Mandir Society, said that the youth occupy a pivotal position in our national life and are the promise of tomorrow. “The way in which they develop their physical,…

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Voting begins for in two Auckland Local Board by-elections

Supplied Content Auckland, May 2, 2018 By-election packs are being mailed out this week and voting begins today for the Waitakere Ranges and Maungakiekie-Tmaki (Tamaki Subdivision) local board by-elections. "All eligible voters who are enrolled correctly should start to receive their voting packs in their mailboxes from today and have until noon on Thursday, May 24, 2018 to return them…

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