‘Meera’ pledges some proceeds to Christchurch massacre victims

Joanne Rahn A performing artiste has rejected the words ‘White’ and ‘Brown’ on the set of her major stage production, believing the terms to inhibit inclusiveness and diversity. Aarti Bajaj, Creative Director of Wild Dreamer Productions and its debut stage spectacular ‘Meera,’ The Production, said that her aim is to offer actors, dancers, singers and composers a platform to showcase…

Read More

New team takes charge of Pakistan Association

Venkat Raman Punctuality, transparency, accountability and quality events are among the promises of the new team at the Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ). Naveed Hameed, an avid Indian Newslink reader and President of PANZ, pledged allegiance to the Constitution of the Association “and undertake programmes and activities that will promote the literary, cultural and social interests of the members…

Read More

Mercy Hospice ‘Unite’ for Christchurch

Barfoot and Thompson Pledge to match funds Mercy Hospice has long recognised and celebrated the changing make-up of its patients, reflecting New Zealand’s multi-cultural society. Their latest fundraising event, ‘Unite,’ has been two years in the planning but CEO Paul Couper said that with the recent attacks on two Mosques in Christchurch, ‘Unite’ couldn’t be more relevant, with funds raised…

Read More

‘Meera’ transcends boundaries beyond social norm

A mammoth production to enthral New Zealanders Supplied Content An Indian-Australian woman is on a mission to prove that there is more to Indian performing arts than Bollywood. Aarti Bajaj is the Owner and Artistic Director of Wild Dreamer Productions, a ground-breaking Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) based production house committed to pushing boundaries beyond the social norm. ‘Meera,’ the brainchild…

Read More

Model of the Fortnight – Self-discovery guides along the path of success

Modelling is a profession that allow personal refinement and rediscovery of the self, guiding along a pathway to recognition and success, says Shelaila Singh, our Model of the Fortnight. She is a finalist at the ‘Ms Elite Global Earth International 2019’ in Las Vegas, USA this year. It would be a proud moment for Shelaila, who will represent Fiji, the…

Read More

Entity to promote sports among communities

Supplied Content A new organisation to provide meaningful opportunities to people of diverse, ethnic backgrounds in various sports activities has recently been launched in Auckland. Called, ‘New Zealand Ethnic Community & Sports Incorporated’ (NZECSI) aims to create meaningful opportunities in Sports for people of diverse and Ethnic backgrounds. Committee Member Maneel Kumar said that the new entity aims to encourage…

Read More