Auckland Churches hit with biblical rates’ rises

Auckland Churches hit with biblical rates’ rises

Auckland, August 25, 2018 Auckland Council will urgently review the rates’ bills of the City’s Churches after hundreds were issued huge rises – one of 6900%. The Council issued new rates’ bills, without consultation, to hundreds of Churches earlier this month, claiming many were using all or parts of their property for business, not religious purposes. One Church in Central…

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Safehouse for victims of family violence in Lautoka

Safehouse for victims of family violence in Lautoka

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Lautoka, August 25, 2018 The Fijian government is to construct a safehouse to accommodate victims of family violence including women and children in Natabua, Lautoka. Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa participated in a foundation ceremony today (Saturday, August 24, 2018). “This is a major milestone in our efforts to tackle the social evil…

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Fiji to enforce new Labour Law next year

Fiji to enforce new Labour Law next year

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Suva, August 25, 2018 The Fijian government is to bring into force several new provisions to the existing Labour Law to make it more equitable and beneficial to the workforce, Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Minister Jone Usamate has said. Speaking at a public consultation meeting held at the Naviivi Village on Friday, August 24, 2018,…

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