New $1 million Fund to support ethnic communities

New $1 million Fund to support ethnic communities

Supplied Content Wellington, April 13, 2019 The Government has announced a range of urgent measures to support ethnic communities affected by the 15 March terror attacks. Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa said that the government’s ‘Ethnic Communities Development Fund’ supports initiatives that aim to improve New Zealand’s social cohesion and development of our ethnic communities, will receive an immediate uplift…

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Christchurch Telugu Vaaru celebrate Ugadi

Christchurch Telugu Vaaru celebrate Ugadi

Shirish Paranjape Christchurch, April 13, 2019 The Telugu-speaking community in Christchurch celebrated Ugadi with great fervour and tradition on Saturday April 6, 2019. The free, family-friendly event was organised by the Telugu Association of South Island (TASI) There were several performances showcasing local talent, including Bharata Natyam dances, electronics keyboard and a self-composed poem recited in Telugu. Talent recognised Two…

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Paralympic Athlete Deepa Malik is Sir Edmund Hillary Fellow 2019

Paralympic Athlete Deepa Malik is Sir Edmund Hillary Fellow 2019

Venkat Raman Auckland, April 12, 2019 Multi-Award winning Paralympic Athlete Deepa Malik has been named ‘Sir Edmund Hillary Fellow’ for 2019. About Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship The New Zealand government launched the ‘Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship’ in 2008 to provide for the visit of distinguished Indians to New Zealand. The then Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand announced the initiation of…

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