Shortland Street upsets Disability Rights Commission

Supplied Content Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero has said that the current storyline on New Zealand drama ‘Shortland Street’ emphasises the need for balanced information about Down syndrome. She issued the following Statement: It is concerning that the initial suggestion raised by a person playing a medical professional on the show at the possibility of having a child with Down…

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Free health clinics provide holistic approach to Cancer

Sudha Pratyusha Well Women and Family Trust is a Charitable Organisation contracted by the Ministry of Health to work with women in the community to reduce the number of women affected from Cervical and Breast Cancer. Well Women and Family Trust offers free cervical smears and runs free women’s health clinics across Auckland. Increasing awareness Our very gentle and experienced…

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Research Project to support migrant start-ups

Venkat Raman A research project to support new migrant businesses and connect them with other stakeholders and support organisations in New Zealand has just been launched in Auckland, with the vision of expanding its scope and purpose nationwide. ‘Cultural Connections,’ an Auckland-based Multicultural Research and Consulting firm, has initiated the Research Project called, ‘Migrant Entrepreneurs in New Zealand,’ and is…

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Thousands remember Wenceslaus Anthony on his Anniversary

Venkat Raman Thousands of people from across the world paid their tributes to Wenceslaus Anthony, a New Zealand-based businessman, community worker and philanthropist, on the first Anniversary of his death on Monday, July 23, 2018. Mass in Auckland The tributes came as messages, emails, and Facebook postings to Indian Newslink, and members of the family of Mr Anthony. Mr Anthony…

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