Staff shortage hits New Zealand schools

Staff shortage hits New Zealand schools

Wellington, January 27, 2019 School Principals are expecting disruptions because of a shortage of staff when most schools go back this week. It is estimated that 650 more teachers are needed this year; that is after 200 have been recruited from overseas. Principals under pressure Principals’ Federation President Whetu Cormick said that Principals will be under extreme pressure preparing for…

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BNZ earns the first Bank of the Year Credit Cards Award

BNZ earns the first Bank of the Year Credit Cards Award

Supplied (Edited) Content Auckland, January 27, 2019 Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has won the Inaugural Bank of the Year Credit Cards Award presented by Canstar. The Bank had earlier won the ‘Bank of the Year-Small Business,’ ‘Bank of the Year-Online Banking’ and ‘Bank of the Year-Commercial Credit Cards’ in 2018. BNZ Chief Customer Office Consumer and Wealth Paul Carter…

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Indian food show transacts US$ 1 billion business

Indian food show transacts US$ 1 billion business

Venkat Raman, Auckland, January 26, 2019 A ten-member delegation led by India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) Chairman Sameer Handa has just returned from New Delhi after attending ‘Indus Food 2019’ held on January 14 and 15, 2019 in Noida, an industrial township, known as the ‘Satellite City’ of Delhi. Stated to the biggest Food & Beverage Exhibition held in…

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Generation Z raises its voice on Climate Change at Davos

Generation Z raises its voice on Climate Change at Davos

Teenager engages attention at World Economic Forum Vanina Farber and Patrick Reichert Lausanne, Switzerland, January 26, 2019 “The time for action is now.” This is the mantra being taken up by Generation Z across the world. Already this year, thousands of high school students across the world have skipped school to protest their governments’ inaction on climate change. The students were inspired by 16-year-old Swede Greta…

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Cuisine, exercise and entertainment engage elders

Cuisine, exercise and entertainment engage elders

Supplied Content Auckland, January 26, 2019 When Bupa Sunset Care Home caregivers introduced ‘Special Indian activities’ a few months ago, they did not expect the extent of positive impact that these would have on the residents of Indian descent. The weekly activities have included exercise sessions, authentic Indian cuisine snacks and a Hindi film. Fifteen residents and their family members…

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