Robertson’s Wellbeing Budget is high on spending

Maori, Mental Health and KiwiRail among the top beneficiaries Venkat Raman Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveiled on Thursday, May 30, 2019, his ‘Wellbeing Budget 2019,’ which accounts for new Capital Expenditure of $10.4 billion, including new Operating Expenditure of $3.8 billion, forecasting growth of 2.6% during the current fiscal year. Major Winners KiwiRail is the biggest winner in this year’s…

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Politics of Passion returns BJP with bigger majority in India

Sourced Content After the world’s largest ever democratic exercise, Narendra Modi has been re-elected as Prime Minister of India for another five-year term. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured an even bigger majority than in 2014. In this, the final part of our India Tomorrow series from The Anthill podcast, we analyse the results with a panel of academics to find out what such…

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Head-start as a Headhunter through the MIT gateway

A Correspondent Getting New Zealand experience is vital for job seekers wanting to climb the corporate ladder. Manukau Institute of Technology prides itself on teaching real world skills that allow our students to contribute in the workplace From Day One. To do that, we foster strong relationships with major companies who provide work placements. These often turn into jobs. Internship…

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AUT launches initiative to address Traumatic Brain Injury

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has launched an initiative to bridge the gap between research, clinical care and public policy in the prevention and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The TBI Network will act as a hub for research, training, education and networking,  fostering collaboration between patients and whānau, cultural advisors, service providers, clinicians, researchers and policymakers. TBI Network…

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$4 million to strengthen Māori Science connections

Thirty one new projects will receive funding worth $4 million over the next two years through the seventh round of Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund. This year’s projects will create a greater understanding of how the science system can support the economic, social and cultural development of Māori organisations. They span a wide range of topics including traditional…

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