Counties Manukau District Health Board-not all damage control

Teuila Fuatai Auckland, July 16, 2018 The Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) has hit headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. Its new Chair Vui Mark Gosche, sits down with Newsroom to talk through the state of affairs. Described as a “significant refresh” for Auckland’s health services, Vui Mark Gosche’s appointment as chair of CMDHB raised a few eyebrows earlier this…

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Remembering Nelson Mandela on his Birth Centenary

Activities in Wellington on Wednesday, July 18 Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, July 16, 2018 Wellingtonians will mark the Birth Centenary of one of the greatest leaders of all times, former South African President Nelson Mandela on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. A series of activities will be held jointly by the South African High Commission and the Wellington Interfaith Council…

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The challenge of balancing Muslim faith and student life

Nate Herpich (Harvard) Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA July 16, 2018 The following is a just an extract of an interview that appeared in Harvard Gazette recently. The interview was conducted by Nate Herpich, Senior Communications Officer at the Harvard University. The article has been highly edited by us. To read the full interview, please visit https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/ Muslims studying in graduate schools…

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Creative photography brings out the best of Mosques

Supplied Content Dubai, July 15, 2018 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has concluded the June edition of the Instagram Photo Contest titled ‘Mosques.’ A total of five winners were announced for the competition which received submissions under the hashtag #HIPAContest_Mosques. The winners hailed from Iran, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. For the second…

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New mental health facility in Christchurch seeks investors

Logan Church Christchurch, July 15, 2018 An alternative mental health treatment facility that focuses on holistic approach is being proposed in Christchurch. Current public facilities, such as Hillmorton Hospital, copped criticism from nurses who work there for being old, poorly designed, and overcrowded. A comprehensive upgrade programme by the Canterbury District Health Board is in the pipeline. New $25 million…

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Hindi film industry awaits another Alisha Farrer thriller

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 15, 2018 ‘MOH-Colors of Love,’ featuring Alisha Farrer is now in its final stages of production. There is much hype over this romantic thriller directed by Rajesh K Rathi in which Alisha Farrer from Perth, Australia has been cast opposite Dev Sharma and Ashima Sharma. Mysterious Character “I am really excited about this film, due for…

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