Labour opens office in Maungakiekie Electorate

Supplied Content Auckland, August 18, 2018 The Maungakiekie Labour Office officially opened on Friday, August 10, 2018. It will provide local residents the opportunity to engage directly with Government MPs. The Maungakiekie office is shared by Priyanca Radhakrishnan (Maungakiekie), Anahila Kanongata’a Suisuiki (Papakura and Tamaki) and Raymond Huo (List MP). Located on the corner of Neilson Street and Galway Street,…

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Charitable Trust calls for volunteers

Supplied Content Auckland, August 18, 2018 Auckland based Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust has called for volunteers to work under its ‘Dosti’ Programme. The following Statement was issued by Programme Coordinator Verona Sequeira. ‘Dosti’ is a culturally appropriate and confidential volunteer visiting service for senior citizens of Indian and South Asian origin who are house bound or socially isolated either due…

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Facebook wants to be a responsible ‘Public Utility Company’

Anjana Susarla Michigan USA, August 18, 2018 When Facebook recently removed several accounts for trying to influence the 2018 midterm elections, it was the company’s latest move acknowledging the key challenge facing the social media giant: It is both an open platform for free expression of diverse viewpoints and a public utility on which huge numbers of people – and…

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Tertiary Education maximum Fee for 2019 set

Supplied Content Wellington, August 17, 2018 The Annual Maximum Fee Movement (AMFM) for tertiary education organisations in 2019 has been set to 2%, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. Each year the Government sets a limit for any tuition fee increases charged by the tertiary sector for domestic students. Submissions considered “I have considered the six submissions received and believe…

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ACC commits $1.7 million to Gandhi Nivas

Supplied Content Wellington, August 17, 2018 ACC will invest a further $1.7 million over the next three years to support the expansion of Gandhi Nivas, an early intervention service that provides emergency accommodation and counselling for perpetrators of family violence, ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has said, The following Statement was released by him after opening the second home of Gandhi…

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