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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Students facing deportation garner strength

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz While the fate of the international students from India facing deportation is still not known, their cause is receiving increasing support from a cross-section of the society, says the Migrant Workers Association. Association Spokesperson Anu Kaloti said in a statement that among the supporters of the move to cancel the deportation orders of what she called,…

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Septuagenarian to pursue MBA qualification

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The fact that education is a continuous process and that age is not a deterrent has been proved by another septuagenarian based in Auckland. Academic, poet and writer Dr Mirza Mutiulla Baig Taimoori will shortly commence his studies leading to a qualification in Master of Business Administration (MBA). “It is my long-cherished desire to obtain a…

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