From Waitangi to Christchurch, celebrations draw New Zealanders

RNZ, Auckland, February 6, 2019 Indian Newslink Standfirst: Today is the 179th Waitangi Day (178th Anniversary) of the ‘Treaty of Waitangi’ signed in Waitangi in 1840. The country is marking the day with celebrations throughout the country, from Waitangi in the North to Christchurch in the South, with Queenstown joining for the first time. The following is a Radio New…

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Rugby X, Five-A-Side may be in the offing

RNZ (Reuters Report) London, February 6, 2019   World Rugby has given its approval for a new five-a-side version of the sport with an international tournament likely to be held in London this year, according to a report. Boosting international appeal British Newspaper ‘The Times,’ claimed that the sport’s world governing body is hopeful that the shortened version – Rugby X…

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‘Double Header Cricket’ on Friday at Eden Park

The Auckland Meet puts Blackcaps and White Ferns against India Staff Reporter, Auckland, February 5, 2019 Cricket enthusiasts who have purchased tickets for the Cricket matches at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday, February 8, 2019 can expect fun-filled activities. The Twenty20 double header is completely sold out. Stat TV, which has more than 500 million viewers around the world,…

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Auckland Rally echoes global voice for religious freedom

Auckland, February 5, 2019 Several national and international organisations joined a rally on Monday, February 3, 2019 to demand religious freedom throughout the world. Led by the Global Citizens’ Coalition for Social Justice, New Zealand meeting was held at the Mataatua Marae in Auckland. Several human rights, religious and women’s organisations joined the rally, which was also held in several…

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