Another award for social worker

Hamilton based community leader and former President of the Waikato Chapter of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin Suman Kapoor was among the recipients of the ‘GIA International Excellence Award 2013.’ The Global Indian Association (GIA) aims to be a part of a network to help overseas Indians victimised by oppressive governments and unscrupulous employers. GIA awards recognise…

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Model of the Fortnight

Determination, supported by commitment helps people to achieve their goals in life and career but dreams are for dreamers,” says Minra Jinna, our Model of the Fortnight. Her Sri Lankan origin and New Zealand citizenship have afforded her opportunities to imbibe the culture and lifestyle of both countries and her role as a visual merchandiser and stock manager at a…

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‘Kite Day’ thinks of the poor everywhere

While governments, agencies and commercial and non-commercial organisations have been citing eradication of poverty as the single most important factor in achieving economic growth, social progress and reducing inequity, one not-for-profit organisation in New Zealand has shown how to do more and talk less. Trade Aid, which is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, will mark March 3, 2013 as ‘Kite…

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Sports Awards encourage achievers

The Indian Newslink Indian Sports Awards, launched last year, has been attracting widespread interest among clubs, associations, individuals involved in various types of sports and commercial organisations. New Categories In deference to the wishes of a number of veterans and sports achievers, we have added three new categories including the ‘Best Boxer of the Year,’ the ‘Best Back Stopper Kabaddi…

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