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

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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Gandhi Nivas opens its third branch in Auckland

Papakura facility another milestone in reducing family harm Venkat Raman Organisations like ‘Gandhi Nivas’ are important contributors in reducing family violence and family harm and make our homes safer, Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa has said. Inaugurating the third branch of Gandhi Nivas in Papakura, South Auckland on Friday, September 7, 2018, she said that her government supports such projects…

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Elect the first Asian to the Entrust Board of Trustees

It is time to be truthful to diversity Dr Ashraf Choudhary Entrust, a Majority shareholder of electricity company, Vector, is holding its triennial elections of its five trustees from October 11, 2018. Voting eligibility Vector consumers within its district of Auckland, Manukau, Northern Papakura and Eastern Franklin (former Auckland Electric Power Board) are eligible for voting. Consumers will be getting…

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