Final vote count still going after General Election in Fiji

For latest results, please visit www.indiannewslink.co.nz Sally Round (RNZ Pacific), Suva, Fiji Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama’s Fiji First Party is holding just over half of the votes at the end of provisional vote counting in the Fiji election, polling for which was held on November 14, 2018. Its closest rival Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA), led by Sitiveni Rabuka, received 38%…

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Join us to applaud our Indian business community

Time to raise a toast at the 11th Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Venkat Raman The Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards, scheduled to be held on Monday, November 26, 2018 at SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland City is an occasion to recognise and reward successful businesses owned, operated, franchised and managed by people of Indian origin. Tickets priced…

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Workers’ exploitation leads to hefty fines

Supplied Content The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered a Waikato company and its sole director to pay respectively $25,000 and $12,500 for exploiting six staff. The underpayment was more than $17,300. A Labour Inspectorate investigation found that Jagran Property Services Limited (Jagran), owned by Jagendra Prasad, failed to pay minimum wage and holiday pay, keep accurate records and charged…

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Whitecliffe College gets new Chief Executive

Supplied Content Darryn Melrose has been appointed Chief Executive of Whitecliffe College, a privately-owned art and design institution based in Auckland. He previously had a similar role at the Media Design School. Mr Melrose will take up his new assignment in January 2019, succeeding Michele Whitecliffe, who stepped down as President after selling the Institution earlier this year. Whitecliffe College,…

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NCEA digitalisation unlikely by 2020 says the Authority

Sourced Content The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is unlikely to reach its target of having NCEA exams completed online by 2020. A computer glitch interrupted a Pilot Level 1 Digital English exam on November 13, 2018, in which more than 3500 students were registered to take part. But a Secondary School Principal said that technical difficulties were not the only…

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