Joint study to showcase Maori language and Treaty

Dr Leonel Alvarado – Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship. A group of Massey University students will forge links with indigenous students of Colombia later this year when they showcase innovative Te Reo Maori…

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Teachers’ Association calls for funding applicants

Staff Reporter info@indiannewslink.co.nz The New Zealand Association of Fiji Teachers (NZAFT) has appealed to philanthropists and members of the Indian community for financial and other support in providing support to needy school children in New Zealand and Fiji. Association President Chandra Prakash has also appealed to teachers in New Zealand to identify needy students from the schools with which they…

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Alcohol advertising crosses the limit

Sourced Content People watching televised sport are exposed to high rates of alcohol marketing and sponsorship says a report published in the latest issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal published on January 13, 2017. The report, based on a survey of televised sports during the 2014-2015 summer season, found that people watching these programmes were exposed to 1.6-3.8 alcohol…

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Affordable Ethnic clothing getting stitched

Olivia Chitty –  Young fashion designer Olivia Chitty has developed a garment design system that could offer people affordable ethical clothing options by creating new looks from existing clothes. She developed her Design for Disassembly system for her fourth-year project for Massey University’s Bachelor of Design (fashion) degree. The following is her account: It is a design process that provides…

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STD infections begin to sting New Zealanders

Sourced Content –  A Massey University health scientist hopes to create more awareness about the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment for rare sexually transmitted infections in New Zealand. College of Health Senior Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology Dr Collette Bromhead presented her work at the New Zealand Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Conference in Wellington on November 10, 2016. The conference…

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