National Party says New Zealand should remain neutral

National Party says New Zealand should remain neutral

Auckland, January 13, 2020 National Party has said that the government should ignore advice from Iran and not pick a side in its conflict with the United States of America. Iran’s embassy in Wellington told RNZ that New Zealand should come out against the “wrong approach” of the Trump administration. It called on New Zealand to promote peace and security in…

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Telangana keen on multiple engagement with New Zealand

Telangana keen on multiple engagement with New Zealand

Venkat Raman The Telangana government is keen to tap the existing and emerging potential for businesses in New Zealand and will consider appropriate incentives for two-way engagement. That was a gist of the discussions that IT, Electronics and Communications Minister Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (popularly known as KTR) held with Labour MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ethnic Communities Minister…

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Travel agency bites the dust betraying innocent travellers

Travel agency bites the dust betraying innocent travellers

It’s time for the government to regulate the sector Venkat Raman An Auckland based travel agency has gone bust, leaving scores of passengers in the lurch after allegedly collecting money and issuing bogus tickets. It is time that the government put in place legislation to protect the hard-earned money of ordinary New Zealanders and make travel agents liable to their…

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New tax laws on employee travel from April 1

Sourced Content The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has issued an Operational Statement (OS 19/05) to clarify and simplify the tax rules around employer-provided travel to distant workplaces; for example, a person who works in Wellington but lives in Auckland, or who may travel greater distances in working from home or at multiple workplaces. Uncertainty over liability IRD said that it…

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Google Partner Summit an eye-opener for Puhoro STEM Academy

Google Partner Summit an eye-opener for Puhoro STEM Academy

Sourced Content Puhoro  was one of a select number of organisations in Australia and New Zealand invited to attend the Google 2019 Partner Summit in Sydney, Australia. The conference, held on December 3 and 4, 2019, focused on three broad challenges including growing participation across digital technologies, reframing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) agenda, as well as funding…

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