Waitakere Ethnic Board celebrates 15th Anniversary

Thakur Ranjit Singh “Hum Tere Bin Ab Reh Nahi Sakte..Tere Bina Kya Jina Mera…” Translated, the above mentioned Hindi film song says, “I cannot live without you; this life is nothing without you.” As this song floated along the acoustic walls of Waitakere City Council’s former chambers at Waitakere Central in Henderson on 8 March 2018, one could have thought…

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Easter denotes charity, introspection and service

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Wenceslaus Anthony New Zealand, like the rest of the Christian world will observe Easter (Sunday) on April 1, 2018, with the preceding two days and the succeeding day spent in churches, congregations and other religious pursuits. Signifying the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and His Sacrifice for the good of humanity, Easter denotes introspection, charity and service to the community. For…

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Get to the World Prayer Convention in Jerusalem

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Undertake a Land Tour of the Holy Land next month Venkat Raman If you believe in the power of prayer and can take some time off, you had better book your space at the World Prayer Convention scheduled be in Jerusalem from May 22 to 24, 2018. The event will include speeches, prayers and ‘healing time.’ Dr Paul Dhinakaran of…

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Meditation eliminates spiritual ignorance for better life

Swami Tadananda Editor’s Note: Swami Tadananda is President of Ramakrishna Mission in Fiji. He will conduct Meditation Sessions from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Waitetuna Retreat Centre, 391, Cofswell Road, RD 1, Raglan 3295. The Centre is about 20 minutes from Hamilton and about two-and-half-hours drive from Auckland. There would be 25 reserved seats…

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Diaspora urged to represent Rising India here

A Correspondent As India takes significant strides in various sectors of its fast-developing economy, the Indian Diaspora in New Zealand, especially former residents and citizens of India, should be its ambassadors and promoters, a visiting orator has said. Ashoke Pandit, known for his inspiring oratory, was in Auckland last week to participate in the first in a series of ‘Indi…

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Project to feed hungry children impacts New Zealanders

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‘Eat for a Good Cause’ shows the way Venkat Raman When Smita Kanwar, Channel and Business Development Manager (International and Migrant Banking) at ANZ learnt from the print and social media that thousands of New Zealand children attend school either undernourished or unnourished, she decided to do something decisive. “After all,” she told herself, “I would not want my four-year…

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Telugu community celebrate its New Year

NZTA also marks its 20th Anniversary Supplied Content (Edited) More than 800 men, women and children attended Ugadi celebrations organised by the New Zealand Telugu Association at Avondale College in Auckland on March 11, 2018. The event this year acquired special significance on three counts. Significant milestone Firstly, it marked the 20th Anniversary of NZTA. From its humble beginnings, the…

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Model of the Fortnight

Listening to the inner voice fosters human endeavour Diffidence is the most formidable obstacle to human progress but those able to listen to their inner voice and gain self-assertion will become good achievers in life. That is the belief of Poonam Shashi, our Model of the Fortnight. “Strong willpower, self-confidence and ability to listen to myself have been motivating factors…

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