Gandhian values transcend time and territorial borders

Gandhian values transcend time and territorial borders

Michael Wood Auckland, September 28, 2019 October 2 marks the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gandhi, the father of Independent India, whose nonviolent resistance led the successful campaign for India’s freedom. Gandhi’s work is not contained to India but inspired civil rights and freedom movements in many other parts of the world. Mahatma Gandhi, (the Mahatma is a honorific added in 1914, meaning…

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Immigration investigates corruption charges at Hawke’s Bay

Immigration investigates corruption charges at Hawke’s Bay

Gill Bonnett Wellington, September 28, 2019 Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is investigating a complaint of corruption against an employee at the agency. National MP Stuart Smith believes that there are more people from the Hawke’s Bay advising on the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme allocations.  It has refused to say which part of the organisation the complaint relates to. Seasonal Employer…

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Importance of charities to fund adult healthcare services stressed

Importance of charities to fund adult healthcare services stressed

Jennifer Porter Auckland, September 27, 2019 Charitable organisations with the ability to raise funds to promote better adult heath services are vital to improving healthcare, said Sameer Handa, a Trustee on the Board of Trustees of the Auckland Health Foundation. He was discussing the need for government funding to be augmented by public contributions raised through charities, donations and other…

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Diversity accompanies population growth in Auckland

Diversity accompanies population growth in Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff (Photo Supplied) September 27, 2019 It was a pleasure to attend the First Annual Festivals of South India in Glendowie last weekend. Thank you to everyone who was involved for an entertaining and enjoyable evening of traditional music, culture, dance and cuisine. I am looking forward the Multicultural Diwali Festival at Charles Street in Papatoetoe, from…

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Telangana Association plans Music and Comedy Night

Telangana Association plans Music and Comedy Night

Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland October 4 at 630 pm Venkat Raman Auckland, September 27, 2019 Auckland based Telangana Association of New Zealand is organising its ‘Telugu Comedy and Entertainment Night’ on Saturday, October 4, 2019 at Dorothy Winstone Centre of Auckland Girls Grammar School, Howe Street in Auckland City. The Programme, which is scheduled to be held from 630 pm…

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