Progressive engagement spells qualitative government

Priyanca Radhakrishnan The Indian Newslink Lecture (held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Pullman Hotel Auckland) was the ninth of its kind but the first in the rebranded series. Previously known as ‘Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture Series,’ the annual event aims to provide our communities with the opportunity to hear from those with direct experience of governance and…

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New facilities to improve services at Middlemore Hospital

New facilities to improve services at Middlemore Hospital

Venkat Raman Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland, which has been a subject of concern and public criticism, is to get a new lease of life with improved services. The country’s busiest hospital will get a state-of-the-art Acute Dialysis and Cardiac Service, following the approval of $14.6 million in additional funding announced last week. Increased patient intake Health Minister Dr David…

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Leaders emphasise importance of Inclusion citing INL Awards

Venkat Raman Ethnic communities contribute substantially to various sectors of the New Zealand economy and it is necessary to acknowledge them, a Minister of the Crown has said. Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa said that the South Asian and South East Asian communities in general and the Indian community in particular have been great achievers in various sporting activities. “They…

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Robertson’s Wellbeing Budget is high on spending

Maori, Mental Health and KiwiRail among the top beneficiaries Venkat Raman Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveiled on Thursday, May 30, 2019, his ‘Wellbeing Budget 2019,’ which accounts for new Capital Expenditure of $10.4 billion, including new Operating Expenditure of $3.8 billion, forecasting growth of 2.6% during the current fiscal year. Major Winners KiwiRail is the biggest winner in this year’s…

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