Baptist Church plans three Christmas Celebrations

Staff ReporterAuckland, December 14, 2018Hillsborough Baptist Church will mark Christmas with three Special Celebrations at its premises located at 179 Hillsborough Road, Auckland. The first of these will be held on Friday, December 23, 2018 at 10 am under the theme, ‘Mighty God.’The following day (December 24, 2018), ‘Prince of Peace’ will be celebrated at 6 pm, with Potluck Dinner.…

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Don’t forget how you felt the next time this happens

Laura O’Connell RapiraAuckland (RNZ) December 13, 2018Grief for Grace and her whānau. Sadness at the state of our country. Anger at people who retort ‘not all men’ instead of listening. Mamae (hurt) that when women from marginalised backgrounds are killed, there is no Prime Ministerial apology or round-the-clock media coverage.Yet all of the women I know who are organising vigils…

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Murdered woman’s father thanks Kiwis for their outpouring of love

“Auckland Police carried out the most thorough investigation” Auckland, December 13, 2018Grace Millane, a 22-year-old British woman was murdered in Auckland about ten days ago.Her body was found in bushland in the Waitakere Ranges on Sunday, December 9, 2018, after she went missing on the eve of her 22nd Birthday.Thousands of New Zealanders gathered at vigils around the country on…

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Don Goodfellow’s infamous response looms over strike call

Air New Zealand employees fail to evoke sympathyPeter DunneWellington, December 13, 2018Just over two years ago, Business New Zealand and the Employers and Manufacturers Association were using the bully-boy and stand-over tactics more associated with the trade unions of old in an attempt to browbeat Government support partners.That was to oppose a piece of legislation from the Labour Opposition to…

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Dhoni invites you to become a Brand Ambassador

Irvine, California (USA), December 13, 2018 Indi, the digitalword of mouth engagement and monetisation platform, has announced that world-class cricket player Mahendra Singh Dhoni is partnering with Indi to extend andenhance relationships with his global fan base. The Indi platform will enable Dhoni’s fans to become brand ambassadors for his ‘Seven by MS Dhoni’ line of footwear, apparel and accessories…

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Lok Sabha polls hold exciting prospects for Congress and allies

Monobina Gupta New Delhi (The Wire) December 12, 2018 Coming just four months ahead of the next general elections, poll results (of December 11, 2018) have thrown up exciting possibilities for the opposition – not just the Congress, but other regional players as well. Congress surges It is interesting to recall that Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh– which have now slipped out…

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Women MPs reveal death threats, bullying and harassment

Newsroom Wellington, December 12, 2018 Women MPs spoke aboutbullying, harassment and other misconduct during a public panel discussion on ‘125Years of Suffrage: Reflections on Women in New Zealand Politics – Past, Presentand Future’ as part of the 2018 New Zealand Political Studies AssociationConference at Victoria University of Wellington. Death threats Labour’s Ruth Dyson spoke about receiving death threats, as did…

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PM apologises Grace Millane family

RNZ Wellington, December 11, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made an emotional apology to the family of the 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane. A 26-year-old man charged with her murder appeared in the Auckland District Court on Monday, December 10, 2018. Ms Ardern said she could not imagine the grief that her family would be going through. Overwhelming shame…

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