Canterbrians mark India’s Freedom Day

Shirish Paranjape – Despite rain and cold weather, about 200 members of the Indian community in Christchurch got together to celebrate India’s 68th Independence Day Anniversary. National MP Nicky Wagner was the Chief Guest at the event held at the Latimer Square in Christchurch Central. Nathu Rama, one of the senior-most members of the Indian community hoisted the Indian flag…

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Vrindavan Festival comes to South Auckland

Venkat Raman –  One of the most impressive aspects of the younger members of the community is their penchant to preserve and promote the time-honoured religious and social traditions. It is equally heartening to note the involvement and participation of international students at a growing number of local events and observances. Annual event The ‘Hindola Festival’ held at the ISSO…

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Out and About New Zealand

Exotic experience awaits you in Whangarei Northland Inc Tourism Escape from the big city on a dull winter’s day, relax and find harmony between people and nature. Enjoy picturesque waterfalls, river and forest walkways, beautiful farmland and picnics. In just two hours, you can fully immerse yourself in all the beauty that sub-tropical Whangarei has to offer. Northland Inc Tourism…

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Model of the Fortnight – Sept 1, 2015

Builder constructs career in fashion management Contrary to popular belief that construction management is suited only for men, the exacting profession is beginning to engage the attention of women as well, proving which is Shuweta Kumar, our Model of the Fortnight. This Fiji-born young woman is pursuing a qualification in construction management at Unitec. While her future could have a…

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