An Ambassador to promote better public hygiene

Auckland businessman Puvanakumar (Kumar) Sundaramoorthy has recently become an Ambassador for the Hygiene Foundation, which aims to promote greater awareness on personal and public hygiene for healthier environment and health safety. The Foundation, which is planning offices and activities in many parts of the world, could make a difference through persons like Mr Kumar who has close connections with businesses…

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Witch doctor invokes evil spirit at home

Fiji has a rich crop of witchdoctors and their profession has gained greater impetus with rich and affluent members of the Indo-Fijian diaspora that enlist their services. I have had first-hand experience with this despicable profession – a profession that trades unashamedly in the exploitation of the simple, gullible and those not so simple or gullible. Exploitation of victims, violation…

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Manukau Police are searching for you

Counties Manukau Police District Commander, Superintendent John Tims has announced the creation of local South Asian Advisory Boards, with representation in each of the four Policing areas throughout the District. These Boards are in addition to the District South Asian Advisory Board, which is chaired by Superintendent Tims. The four South Asian Advisory Boards will be in the following areas:…

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New model to improve immigration service

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has unveiled a new programme that aims to support businesses, create more jobs and improve the standard of living of people. Speaking at a recent meeting of the New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment held in Auckland, he said that the programme, known as the ‘Business Growth Agenda,’ focused on six key ‘ingredients’ for progress…

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