Decline in votes across the political stream

An analysis of the Provisional Results declared by the Electoral Commission indicates that all political parties, except NZ First and Conservative, recorded a decline in the total number of votes polled in Parliamentary Election 2014. The final results will be declared on October 4 and with about 330,000 special votes being counted, political fortunes may change. National Party, throwing its…

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Sponsors extol value of Business Awards

The increasing significance of the Indian business community and the importance of acknowledging and celebrating the success of commercial entities and individuals were recognised at the annual Sponsors Dinner of the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards (INLIBA) 2014. The event, hosted by Indian Newslink, was held at Pullman Hotel on Monday, September 22, 2014, at which 12 sponsors were present…

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Human Rights Commission honours Police

The Human Rights Commission has honoured the Police with the ‘the New Zealand Diversity Action Award.’ Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae presented the Award to New Zealand Police Deputy Chief Executive (and National Manager, Maori, Pacific and Ethnic Services) Superintendent Wallace Haumaha at the Diversity Forum held in Christchurch on August 25, 2014. Among those present were Race Relations Commissioner…

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New boys add to Constabulary

At least four young ‘Brown men’ would soon join active police service in different districts of the New Zealand Police and serve the growing communities with diverse hues, beliefs and cultural background. They were among the graduates of Wing 286 of the Royal New Zealand Police College who marched out after successfully completing their rigorous and often punishing training programme…

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