Report outlines need for low-cost health transport services

Auckland, September 18, 2018 A St John Reports shows a burgeoning need for coordinated, free or very-low-cost health transport services at a national level to support New Zealand’s ageing population. St John Director of Community Health Services Sarah Manley said that St John is making a significant impact in communities served by its health shuttles, but is calling for more…

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Minister seeks your opinion on Export Education Levy

Supplied Content Wellington, September 19, 2018 The Education Ministry is looking at options to make the Export Education Levy (EEL) fund more sustainable to protect New Zealand’s reputation as a study destination, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has said. The growing need The EEL is a levy collected from international education providers to fund a broad range of activities including marketing…

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Devotees to mark ‘Hugging’ Mother’s Birthday this weekend

Celebrations in Auckland and Wellington Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, September 19, 2018 Devotees and Volunteers of ‘Amma New Zealand’ will mark the great woman’s birthday in Auckland and Wellington over the next two weeks. Auckland events The Auckland branch of the Organisation will celebrate her birthday on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road,…

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‘Top Secret’ meet with Master Thespian Y G Mahendran

On September 23 at 530 pm at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, Auckland Venkat Raman Auckland, September 19, 2018 One of the most respected comedians and film celebrities of Tamil-speaking people will present a vibrant drama for the first time in New Zealand next month. Y G Mahendran, known as ‘YGee’ to millions of people across the world, will present…

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Versatile artiste Sajjad Ali to perform in New Zealand

Concerts in Auckland (October 12) and Wellington (October 13) Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, September 19, 2018 Versatile Pakistani artiste Sajjad Ali will perform in Auckland and Wellington next month. (Picture of Sajjad Ali from brecorder.com)  Organised by ‘Flair N Fun,’ a New Zealand based event management and entertainment company, the Sajjad Ali show will be held at the Victory…

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Project to assess challenges confronting New Zealand Children

Signa partners with Life Education Trust for mental health education Supplied Content Wellington, September 19, 2018 Cigna New Zealand has partnered with Life Education Trust to support mental health education in schools. The children’s Mental And Physical Health Charity is conducting a new evaluation project to gain a better understanding of the daily challenges faced by Kiwi children. (Picture Supplied)…

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New Zealand’s famous women speak on Suffrage

Supplied Content Wellington, September 18, 2018 Tomorrow marks 125 years since the law was changed to allow woman in New Zealand to vote. To commemorate the achievements of Kiwi women, the Human Rights Commission has produced several pieces of content which you may want to add to your Suffrage Day coverage. Hear our female Leaders Here is a link to a compelling one-minute…

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ANZ pays tribute to Kiwi Women on 125th Suffrage Anniversary

Supplied Content Auckland, September 18, 2018 ANZ New Zealand has paid tribute to trailblazing Kiwi women whose courage and vision helped create pathways to equality, opportunity and success in the banking industry. On the 125th anniversary of New Zealand suffrage, ANZ Managing Director Retail and Business Banking Antonia Watson said that the Bank is proud to celebrate women and their…

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Inland Revenue accuses Oxfam report on pharmas as misleading

IRD, Wellington September 18, 2018 The Oxfam report claiming pharmaceutical companies in New Zealand are underpaying tax by some $21 million completely misrepresents the situation here says Inland Revenue Department (IRD) international Strategy Manager, John Nash. “Obviously we cannot comment on specific taxpayers but taking a global profitability figure and applying it across the board, as this report does, cannot…

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