New Zealand to strengthen Fiji’s border security

Supplied Content Nicky Wagner Wellington, March 27, 2017 I welcome our commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security. New Zealand Customs will provide support and training for the transformation of Fiji’s Revenue and Customs Authority through an almost $1 million development plan funded by the New Zealand Aid programme. The plan will improve border security by supporting organisational and staff…

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Damage control follows New Lynn funding

Tracy Mulholland Supplied Content Auckland, March 26, 2017 Chairperson Whau Local Board Due to the recent storm and subsequent flooding in New Lynn, the Auckland Council, Auckland Transport, emergency services, New Lynn Business Association, Whau Local Board and Civil Defence have worked closely together, to enable a way forward during this difficult time. I thank you for your understanding and…

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Family Renewal Retreat in Auckland

Jacob Anithottam Auckland, March 25, 2017 Over the past few days, the Syro Malabar Catholic Community in Auckland has been blessed with the presence of Father Mathew Elavumkal, Director of Divine Retreat Centre (DRC) based in Muringoor, the largest Christian retreat centre in India. Brothers Alex and Biji supported him in conducting a ‘Family Renewal and Sanctification’ at Ellerslie Catholic…

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New Zealand gets AAA Credit Rating

Supplied Content Wellington, March 25, 2017 Leading credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed New Zealand’s highest possible AAA sovereign credit rating with a stable outlook, highlighting the country’s high economic resilience, effective policy making and very strong fiscal position. Finance Minister Steven Joyce described the rating as “a very positive endorsement of New Zealand’s economic performance and the…

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