Entries and nominations open for our Sports & Community Awards

Ravi Nyayapati We are happy to announce that nominations are now open for the Fifth Annual Rainbow Corner Group and Indian Newslink Sports & Community Awards 2018. That moment is approaching for persons of Indian origin to be recognised for their contribution to sport and community activities. Emerging, Young and Veteran Sports Achievers will be honoured at the Awards Night…

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Corporate culture should embrace community partnerships

Sir Stephen Tindall outlines an inimitable formula Venkat Raman Companies that promote benevolent partnerships with the communities are significant contributors in building a stronger New Zealand, Sir Stephen Tindall, Founder-Chairman of The Warehouse Group (TWG) has said. “For us, Citizenship means more than community partnerships. Helping New Zealanders live better lives is in our DNA. What keeps The Warehouse Group…

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Immigration and education system under siege

Teuila Fuatai Opportunistic individuals ranging from Nigerian drug dealers to Indian students are gaming an under-resourced immigration system to obtain New Zealand visas, according to intelligence reports. reports. In 2015, 27 Indian students who were enrolled at a business course with the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology became pregnant. As they were all from the same postgraduate diploma programme, the women and…

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Prime Minister Ardern promises to end discrimination

“We need long term solutions and dialogue with the people” Venkat Raman Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has pledged to end discrimination and ensure that all New Zealanders are given equal chance to progress in their life and career and increase representation of people from ethnic minorities on government boards and agencies. She also promised that her government will promote the…

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New Zealand expertise for Childcare Centre in Mumbai

Venkat Raman Auckland based Rainbow Group of Companies, which specialises in childhood care, is establishing an Early Childcare Centre in Mumbai, India, the first of its kind outside New Zealand. The Centre, located in Walkeshwar, one of the most affluent suburbs in South Mumbai, will follow ‘Te Whariki’ (Early Childhood Education) Curriculum. Advanced Curriculum Director Rrahul Dosshi said that Te…

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