Entries and nominations open for our Sports & Community Awards

Ravi Nyayapati We are happy to announce that nominations are now open for the Fifth Annual Rainbow Corner Group and Indian Newslink Sports & Community Awards 2018. That moment is approaching for persons of Indian origin to be recognised for their contribution to sport and community activities. Emerging, Young and Veteran Sports Achievers will be honoured at the Awards Night…

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Corporate culture should embrace community partnerships

Sir Stephen Tindall outlines an inimitable formula Venkat Raman Companies that promote benevolent partnerships with the communities are significant contributors in building a stronger New Zealand, Sir Stephen Tindall, Founder-Chairman of The Warehouse Group (TWG) has said. “For us, Citizenship means more than community partnerships. Helping New Zealanders live better lives is in our DNA. What keeps The Warehouse Group…

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Employers can help reduce Family Violence menace

Good Governance is more meaningful with safer homes Venkat Raman The increasing incidence of Family Violence (now addressed by the New Zealand Police as ‘Family Harm’) is a national challenge and its furtherance can be checked if employers undertake to help their affected staff with education and understanding. Sir Stephen Tindall believes that addressing Family Violence is a corporate responsibility…

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Sir Stephen Tindall outlines why his enterprises are trailblazers

Apurv Shukla Honesty, Integrity and Accountability are the tenants on which a successful business is built. An enterprise that is a profitable venture will care for its employees and shareholders and also comes good on its corporate social responsibilities. These themes were addressed by the Warehouse Group Founder-Chairman and Team New Zealand Chairman Sir Stephen Tindall at the Eighth Indian…

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Canadian duo public speech ban raises controversy

Jonathan Mitchell Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson says death and rape threats have been directed at her after comments she made on social media. The MP posted on Facebook on July 7, 2018 supporting Auckland mayor Phil Goff’s decision to ban two controversial Canadian speakers from Auckland Council venues. Mayor Intervenes Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, who are known for their…

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Student loan borrowing limit extended to ten years

Sarah Robson The government will lift the student loan cap for medical students and others doing long undergraduate courses, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced. The previous government introduced a seven-year borrowing limit in 2011, and extended it by one year in 2016 for students on specific courses. But dozens of medical students were still being caught short, hitting the…

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Call to include Hindi in New Zealand Curriculum

Venkat Raman An organisation representing people passionate about Hindi has represented to the Prime Minister and other government and non-government officials to consider including Hindi as a language to be taught under the New Zealand Curriculum. Satya Dutt, President of the Papatoetoe (South Auckland) based Hindi Language and Culture Trust of New Zealand and Teach Hindi New Zealand has sent…

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