The pains of voting system in Wellington and Canada

The pains of voting system in Wellington and Canada

Wellington, October 24, 2019 As the interminable saga surrounding the Wellington Mayoralty election result drags on, some are already blaming the uncertainty on the fact that the election was carried out under proportional representation – in this case, the Single Transferable Vote system Wellington has used for several recent elections. Had this been a First Past the Post election, they…

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Hamilton Liquor store owners to pay $450,000 in arrears and penalties

Hamilton Liquor store owners to pay $450,000 in arrears and penalties

Supplied Content Wellington, October 24, 2019 Husband and wife, Paramjeet Singh Parihar and Kuldip Kaur Parihar, who owned two Super Liquor stores in Hamilton have been ordered by the Employment Court to pay a record $200,000 in penalties for serious employment law breaches. This is in addition to $250,470 they already repaid to six former employees for minimum wage and…

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Heavy penalty for employment law breach in Christchurch

Heavy penalty for employment law breach in Christchurch

Supplied Content Wellington, October 24, 2019 The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered the Noori family and their business, Indian Heaven Ltd, to pay $118,799 in penalties for employment law breaches. Earlier this year, husband and wife Sayed and Najima Noori and their daughter Fatima Noori were ordered to pay $41,688 in minimum wage and holiday pay arrears to seven…

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Amanah KiwiSaver success can promote other Islamic products

Amanah KiwiSaver success can promote other Islamic products

Brian Henry and Arifa Fiqria October 24, 2019 Of New Zealand’s population of 4.79 million people, 1.1% are Muslims, according to the World Population Review 2019 website. New Zealand is working hard to accommodate the needs of its Muslim community, ranging from places of worship to Halal food. It currently has 57 Islamic Centers, 17 Halal bakeries/cafes, 58 Halal meat/grocery…

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