New legislation to improve land transport

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi –  The National Party came in to government (in November 2008) promising that we will improve quality of our regulations by amending and updating legislation to strengthen public safety, facilitate business growth and increase productivity of our economy. Recently, the National party government introduced the ‘Land Transport Amendment Bill’ to Parliament. The Bill aims to fulfil our…

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Food Mission brings the best of Taiwan

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz A number of exporters of food stuffs and related items from Taiwan were in Auckland last fortnight to explore possibilities of expanding commercial ties with importers and distributors in New Zealand. The one-day event, held at the Langham Hotel in Auckland on September 19, 2016, included New Zealand importers of varied ethnicity engaged in food business.…

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Verdict on $9.2 million mortgage fraud

Supplied Content Serious Fraud Office A case involving a series of fraudulent property sales and purchases conducted by an Auckland woman and a number of her relatives and associates concluded in sentencing at the Auckland District Court on August 17, 2016. Eli Devoy (aka Ellie Stone, AKA Eli Ghorbani, AKA Elaheh Ghorbani Sar Sangi) was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment…

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Shutters go down to open hearts for community work

Ansuya Naidoo –  BNZ staff recently spent a valuable day providing translation services for the Henderson Lincoln Business Association as part of the Bank’s annual ‘Closed for Good’ volunteering day. On August 31, 2016, all BNZ stores and offices were shut so that more than 3200 ‘BNZers’ could get out into the community to help on hundreds of projects around…

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