Picture perfect with a matrimonial farce

Picture perfect with a matrimonial farce

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 28, 2019 Marriage is serious business- that would be the experience of millions of people around the world, but for some, marriage should be made to work every which way. ‘Photograph,’ that was shown at the New Zealand International Film Festival last fortnight has been described as “Indian coming-of-age romantic drama film.” How odd! There is an old saying…

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Winter Music Festival brings together five young artistes

Winter Music Festival brings together five young artistes

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 28, 2019 Auckland based New Zealand Carnatic Music Society deserves credit for bringing together five young artistes to celebrate its Winter Festival. It is fitting tribute to the Society which is marking its 20th Anniversary this month. It has also been the training ground for beginners and achievers facilitated through regular classes, annual examinations and concerts.…

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Young MPs call for culturally inclusive education

Young MPs call for culturally inclusive education

Laura Williams From The House in Wellington July 28, 2019 New Zealand’s youth MPs challenged the Government to lift the success of students by making a more culturally inclusive education system. The challenge was laid down at Youth Parliament 2019 Select Committee hearings. Educators need to regain the trust of non-European families who feel failed by the education system and…

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Key says National needs a Coalition Partner

Key says National needs a Coalition Partner

Craig McCulloch Christchurch, July 28, 2019 Former Prime Minister Sir John Key has reminded National it needs to find potential coalition partners for next year’s election. He has suggested that New Zealand First may not be one of them, saying its leader Winston Peters had shown his colours. Sir John is among those gathered at the Opposition Party’s Annual Conference at Christchurch…

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