Shanti Niwas marks International Day of Older Persons

Supplied Content Auckland, October 13, 2017 The United Nations has designated October 1 as The International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). The UN theme for 2017 is about enabling and expanding the contributions of older people in their families, communities and societies at large. It focuses on the pathways that support full and effective participation in old age, in accordance…

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123 Mart fined $337,000 for selling unsafe products

Commerce Commission warns all retailers Wellington, October 13, 2017 The Commerce Commission is urging importers, distributors and retailers to ensure that the products they sell comply with all relevant mandatory product safety standards and consumer information standards. The safety standards cover products, including toys and children’s nightwear, that have the potential to cause serious injury. The consumer information standards require…

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Auckland Council notifies Alcohol Policy amendments

Supplied Content Auckland, October 13, 2017 The Auckland Council has notified amendments made to its provisional Local Alcohol Policy as requested by the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority. Public notice of Auckland Council’s amendments to its provisional policy was made on October 12, 2017 and a 30-day period for appeals now applies. The Local Alcohol Policy is not yet in…

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