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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Death of Aucklander triggers demand for government probe

Care at Middlemore Hospital is ‘Wretched’ Venkat Raman While former Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman refused to own responsibility for the pathetic state of affairs at Middlemore and other hospitals that are under public ownership and management, there is a growing demand among people, especially those who have used the facility for a high-level government inquiry. “We know that the…

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National Government blamed for rotting hospitals

RNZ (Checkpoint) Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) was reluctant to ask the previous government for funding to fix mouldy, rotting and unstable buildings because of pressure from ministers to stay in surplus, its acting CEO has said. It will cost $1.6 billion to remediate the issues in multiple buildings, and add new buildings to meet demand, and about the…

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