PIO Conversion to cost NZ$150

Staff Reporter The Indian government has announced that conversion of People of Indian Origin (PIO) cards to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card at the Indian High Commission in Wellington would cost NZ$150 from today (March 1, 2018). Free days over The Indian government had announced on February 26, 2015 that such conversion would be free of charge for three…

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Let us honour Business Excellence in Health and Safety

Entries open to the 11th Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Venkat Raman Health and Safety at workplace has become an issue of concern as the government faces the challenge of regulating commercial establishments to adopt standards and procedures to optimise the wellbeing of staff. Poor Record New Zealand has a poor record on workplace safety compared with similar developed…

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Fascinating World War One Stories uncovered

Jacinda Ardern Wellington, February 21, 2018 More than 30,000 students across the country are set to uncover and explore the fascinating stories of New Zealand soldiers in a new initiative from the First World War Centenary Programme (WW100). Discovery boxes containing replica artefacts from the First World War have been distributed to 1000 classrooms across New Zealand, through an exciting…

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Sir Anand Satyanand to chair Royal Commission of Inquiry

Historical Abuse in State Care goes under scrutiny RNZ & INL Staff Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that former Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand will chair a Royal Commission of Inquiry into historical abuse in state care. Ms Ardern and Minister for Children Tracey Martin provided details of the Inquiry, which was formally established on February 1, 2018. “This…

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