Consultation on Insurance Contract Law begins

Supplied Content Wellington, May 22, 2018 Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the start of public consultation on New Zealand’s insurance contract law. He said that a key consideration is whether there is a need for greater regulation of insurer conduct. He issued the following Statement: Insurance plays an important role in the lives of New Zealanders,…

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South Asians prone to cardiovascular diseases says Report

Regular medical check-up could save lives Supplied Content Auckland, May 22, 2018 Get your heart check today! For people of South Asian (India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Fiji Indians) background, heart disease and stroke carries a greater burden then for the general population. The Ministry of Health has released a new report on heart…

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Stakeholders meet to tackle Mycoplasma Bovis

Damien O’Connor Wellington, May 22, 2018 Farming leaders and the Government have come together again today to discuss ways to combat Mycoplasma Bovis, Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor said. “We all understand that farmers need certainty about a future plan and we are committed to make a decision about the next steps in the biosecurity response next week,” he…

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Mobile App for emergency help launched in Canterbury

Shirish Paranjape Christchurch, May 22, 2018 Several members of local community attended the launch of a Mobile App called, ‘Please Help’ in Christchurch last week. Developed by Paramdip Singh, Director of Special Projects International (formerly Waiariki Institute of Technology), the software in the App sets off an instant alarm with GPS location. This Free App allows mobile phone users to…

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Rodney Bell to tour New Zealand next month

Supplied Content Auckland, May 15, 2018 After a hugely successful premiere at Tempo Dance Festival in 2016, Rodney Bell returns for a seven-centre North Island tour of his award-winning solo performance work Meremere from June 5 and June 30 including performances and workshops in prisons. Meremere is an autobiographical work in response to Bell’s unimaginable life, and the series of…

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Silhouette International Photo Contest winners

Supplied Content Dubai, May 21, 2018 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has concluded the April edition of the Instagram Photo Contest, which was titled ‘Silhouette.’ Entries were sought under the hashtag #HIPAContest_Silhouette. Five winners from Egypt, Indonesia and Kuwait have been announced. Creative Photography HIPA Secretary General Ali bin Thalith said, “The April…

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Musical Show to pay tribute to S D Burman in Auckland

‘Suneheri Yaadein’ on Saturday, May 26 at Dorothy Winstone Centre Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, May 21, 2018 A point of discerning difference between organisers of entertaining programmes and a handful of others is that they are performing artistes themselves and therefore understand the cultural impact of events. Among them are Swar Sadhana Academy of Indian Music Principal and Director…

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