Kiwis make it easy for thieves to steal jewellery

Supplied Content Auckland August 21, 2018 Poor security is a worrying trend among customers with high-value jewellery, says AA Insurance. A recent review of jewellery claims data from November 2015 to January 2018 showed that customers have limited and often non-existent security in place to protect expensive jewellery when they were not worn, AA Insurance Customer Relations Manager Amelia Macandrew…

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Independence Day Dinner highlights India’s growing potential

Michael Henstock Auckland, August 21, 2018 New Zealand Indian businesses celebrated Indian Independence Day by hosting a gala dinner at Naumi Hotel in Auckland on August 15, 2018. ‘India@72,’ organised by the New Zealand India Trade Alliance (NZITA), was attended by Diplomats, Ministers, Members of Parliament, top business associations and leaders of various Indian groups. NZITA Secretary General Sunil Kaushal…

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Migrant workers to protest over deported students

Staff Reporter Auckland, August 21, 2018 The Migrant Workers Association of New Zealand has called for a protest meeting to ‘send a message to the Labour Government to fulfil its promise of bringing back international students deported to India by the previous government.’ Anu Kaloti and Sunny Sehgal of the Migrant Workers Association and Joe Carolan of Unions Auckland have…

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Indian Association seeks funds for Kerala Disaster Relief

Donate through ‘Give a Little Page’ Bhikhu Bhana, Auckland, August 21, 2018 The South Indian State of Kerala has been battling torrential rains since August 8, 2018, causing massive flooding. To date, 350 lives have been lost and 800,000 people have been displaced from their homes, packed into relief camps. Kerala, known for its tourist beaches and hill resorts is…

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No increase in MPs salaries and allowances, new formula coming

Supplied Content Wellington, August 20, 2018 The Government is freezing MP salaries and allowances for a year while developing a fairer formula for future pay increases. The Remuneration Authority is due to make a decision on MP pay shortly. Cabinet approves move Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the Cabinet agreed today to freeze the salary and allowances of MPs…

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Trade Training Programmes move to higher level

Supplied Content Wellington, August 20, 2018 The Government is expanding the number of Trades Academy places to help more senior secondary school students into employment, and simplifying the way Māori and Pasifika Trades Training students access the resources they need, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has said. Speaking at the ‘Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ Awards Ceremony held in Parliament…

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Walk the Fan Trail to Eden Park double-header

Supplied Content Auckland, August 20, 2018 Auckland’s renowned Fan Trail will be operating from Ponsonby for the massive Black Ferns and All Blacks double-header at Eden Park on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Join thousands of fellow fans on a fun-filled 2.3 km walking route packed with free, live entertainment and lots of activities, like street theatre, face-painting, roaming street performers,…

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