Mental Health helplines inundated after Christchurch terror attacks

Mental Health helplines inundated after Christchurch terror attacks

RNZ Christchurch, April 21, 2019 Mental health helplines have been inundated with calls from people traumatised by media coverage of the Christchurch terror attacks. People who saw the gunman’s own video have been particularly affected. Mental Health Foundation Chief Executive Shaun Robinson said that some of the media coverage was ghoulish and too detailed in depicting the horror. “Helplines and…

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Music, Dance, Ventriloquism at Chittirai Thiruvizha

Music, Dance, Ventriloquism at Chittirai Thiruvizha

Muthamil Sangam event on Saturday, April 27 at Freeman’s Bay, Venkat Raman Auckland, April 20, 2019 Music and dance that highlight local talent and ventriloquism by a visiting artiste from Bengaluru are among the highlights of the ‘Chittirai Thiruvizha,’ due to be held in Auckland next weekend. Organised by Muthamil Sangam, the event will commence at 6 pm at Freeman’s…

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Pharmacy Group fined for underpaying trainees

Pharmacy Group fined for underpaying trainees

RNZ, Auckland, April 20, 2019 A Pharmacy Group in Auckland has been fined $92,500 after 12 training Pharmacy technicians were paid less than the minimum wage. Tamaki Health, previously known as Nirvana Health Group, operates seven pharmacies which were penalised. An investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment found it wasn’t paying some staff members for periods allocated to study,…

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Ventriloquism, music and fun at Kannada Koota Silver

Ventriloquism, music and fun at Kannada Koota Silver

India’s first female Ventriloquist Indushree and Singer Deepak next Saturday Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6 pm at Avondale College, Auckland Venkat Raman Auckland, April 20, 2019 India’s first and only professionally known female ventriloquist Indushree Raveendra will perform at the 25th Anniversary celebrations of New Zealand Kannada Koota (NZKK) at 6 pm on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Avondale…

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The power of Journalism ends environmental destruction in Fiji

The power of Journalism ends environmental destruction in Fiji

Tim Murphy Auckland, April 20, 2019 Newsroom published a three-part investigation into environmental destruction on Malolo Island, Fiji, this week. Co-editor Tim Murphy discusses with journalist Melanie Reid the background to the story and why a stop being put on a big tourism resort matters. Why did you take on this particular story? I started investigating it in December last year and did the…

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