A thousand people march for Peace in Auckland

Celebration of sesquicentennialof Mahatma Gandhi Venkat Raman More than 1000 people, primarily of Indian origin, including women and children joined the ‘Global March for Peace,’ at Auckland’s Central Business District this morning, remembering the works and words of Mahatma Gandhi that non-violence wins attention and issues. Organised by the Indian High Commission and the Hon Consul of India in Auckland,…

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St John connects isolated migrants through Coffee

Neha Concisom Social isolation is a challenge faced by refugee and migrant communities who have chosen to make New Zealand their home. Feeling socially isolatedafter initially settling in New Zealand often results from language and cultural barriers, especiallyforolder migrants. St John is supporting migrant and refugee communitiesby facilitating a Migrant Women’s Coffee Group to foster social connection with the wider…

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Telanganites celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with piety

Telanganites celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with piety

Hindus traditionally worship Lord Ganesha or Lord Vinayaka before commencing any event (including weddings, engagement ceremonies and religious programmes) as He is considered as the ‘Remover of All Obstacles,’ ensuring success of the venture. The Birthday of Lord Ganesha, known as ‘Ganesha Chaturthi’ is marked by Hindus all over the world, usually in September. New Zealand Specialty New Zealand is…

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North Shore Indians plan Navaratri Festival

North Shore Indians plan Navaratri Festival

Venkat Raman Aucklanders in general and residents of North Shore and beyond in particular, will have an opportunity to watch Navaratri celebrations and perhaps participate in the proceedings as a two-day festival gets ahead later month. North Shore Indian Association is organising the Festival on October 12 and October 13, 2018 at the North Shore Event Centre, Silverfield, Off Porana…

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