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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Girmitya descendants honour Professor Brij Lal

Thakur Ranjit Singh Fiji Girmit Foundation New Zealand decided to introduce Girmit Legacy Awards to recognise Fiji-Indians, who have hitherto been somewhat ignored. Girmit Legacy Awards have been established to fill the void. These Awards recognise the achievements of the descendants of Girmityas for bringing pride, joy, sense of belonging and social cohesion to what our ancestors bequeathed us: A…

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Immigration Adviser saved from serious misconduct charges

Staff Reporter A New Zealand licensed Immigration Adviser (Mr JS),  had a complaint brought against him by a client, an applicant for a long term business visa. Apart from the routine negligence, bad advice and so on, these allegations were serious; they included fraudulently providing false documents to Immigration New Zealand (INL), without the applicant’s knowledge. The applicant also alleged…

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