Disability Commission official outlines complaint process

Disability Commission official outlines complaint process

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) October 18, 2018 The rights of disabled people to access services and the ways and means of accessing the complaint process were explained at an event in Auckland last week. Deputy Commissioner (Complaints Resolution) at the Office of Health and Disability Commissioner Meenal Duggal said that service to disabled people is addressed on priority in New…

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PM announces her Business Advisory Council Members

PM announces her Business Advisory Council Members

Supplied Content Wellington, October 18, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a diverse cross section of leaders from the business community will form her Business Advisory Council to advise the Coalition Government as it works on building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy that improves the wellbeing of New Zealanders. Industry Leaders “New Zealand needs a modern economy that…

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Pioneering treatment lifts Rupert out of a Stroke

Pioneering treatment lifts Rupert out of a Stroke

Supplied Content Auckland Health Foundation Auckland, October 18, 2018 Rupert Myhre was 30 years old when he suffered a severe stroke, but within just seven days, he was discharged from Auckland City Hospital. Rupert was in Hamilton at the time of his stroke, which came completely out of the blue.  Within several hours, he was flown to Auckland City Hospital…

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Chinese, Indians resent ‘racist’ remarks

Chinese, Indians resent ‘racist’ remarks

RNZ, Auckland, October 18, 2018 Simon Bridges, Jami-Lee Ross (Photo by Rebekah Parsons-King for RNZ) Aucklanders of Chinese and Indian descent say race-based comments made by Simon Bridges and Jami-Lee Ross are ugly, unprofessional and racist. The comments were made in a phone conversation recorded and released by Mr Ross in which they discuss a $100,000 donation to the party. Calling a…

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Jami-Lee Ross lodges formal complaint against Simon Bridges

Jami-Lee Ross lodges formal complaint against Simon Bridges

RNZ Wellington, October 17, 2018 Former National MP Jami-Lee Ross emerged this afternoon from the Victoria Street Police Station in Wellington after filing a complaint on leader Simon Bridges. After emerging from the station he told media the police will be investigating the complaint. Before he went into the Station, he told the media outside that he would release the…

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Fee entry to poor people Phoenix home games

Fee entry to poor people Phoenix home games

Programme for Wellington Phoenix Home Games Rakesh Naidoo, Wellington, October 17, 2018 It was a pleasure to coordinate the launch of the Football Diversity and Inclusion programme with the General Manager of the Wellington Phoenix, David Dome and Regional Mayors of Wellington City Justin Lester and Porirua City Mike Tana in Wellington this week. Group Picture of Regional Mayors and…

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New Zealand politics begins to suffer celebrity affliction

New Zealand politics begins to suffer celebrity affliction

Kieran Madden Auckland, October 17, 2018 Famously elusive about her political leanings, pop sensation Taylor Swift recently went beyond her usual neutral get-out-and-vote message to endorse a Democrat candidate in her home state of Tennessee. This is a big deal, because Swift’s post made a splash with her 112 million Instagram followers, contributing to a huge spike in electoral registrations—over…

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