Ardern pledges to end discrimination

“But we are looking for long-term solutions” Venkat Raman Auckland, May 26, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has pledged to enhance ‘Inclusion’ as one of the priorities of her government and promote the concept of ‘true diversity.’ Inaugurating the first ‘Safer Communities Ministerial Forum at the AUT South Campus in Manukau, Auckland about about an hour ago, she said that…

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You have a date with S D Burman in Auckland tonight

‘Suneheri Yaadein’ at Dorothy Winstone Centre Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, May 26, 2018 A point of discerning difference between organisers of entertaining programmes and a handful of others is that they are performing artistes themselves and therefore understand the cultural impact of events. Among them are Swar Sadhana Academy of Indian Music Principal and Director Sandhya Badakere and Ravi…

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Paula Tesoriero takes over Human Rights Commission as Acting Head

Supplied Content Wellington, May 25, 2018 Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero will be the Acting Head of the Human Rights Commission from today. Ms Tesoriero has agreed to take on the leadership role short term following the decision by Chief Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford to leave the Commission at the end of the financial year in June. He had…

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Arden appoints Intelligence Advisory Panel

Supplied Content Wellington, May 25, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the appointment of Angela Foulkes as Chair and Lyn Provost as member of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security’s Advisory Panel. The two-member panel provides advice to the Inspector-General on request or on its own initiative. The panel may report to the Prime Minister on any matter relating…

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