Police job tops Careers List in 2018

Police job tops Careers List in 2018

Sourced Content Wellington, January 13, 2019 The most popular career last year was Police Officer, according to the most searched for jobs on careers.govt.nz in 2018. Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Tim Fowler said that searches for information on jobs such as Police Officers, Teachers, Nurses and GPs show that people aspire to careers where they can make a difference. Buoyant Market “Job…

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Global Photo Contest completes eighth season

Global Photo Contest completes eighth season

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 13, 2019 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has concluded judging for its eighth season of competition, ‘Hope.’ Nine judges presided over submissions in the Competition’s four main categories, namely, ‘Hope,’ ‘General,’ ‘Portfolio’ and ‘Aerial Photography: Video.’ Submissions for HIPA’s eighth season of competition had closed at October 31…

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ADB to invest US$280 million in major projects in Fiji

ADB to invest US$280 million in major projects in Fiji

Venkat Raman Auckland, January 12, 2019 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest about US$280 million on major infrastructure projects in Fiji during 2019-2010, President Takehiko Nakao has said. He was in Suva yesterday to discuss matters relating to the 52nd Annual General Meeting of ADB, scheduled to be held in the Fijian Capital from May 1 to May 5,…

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Education System failing Maori says academic

Education System failing Maori says academic

Hamilton, January 12, 2019 From The Weekend RNZ (Jan 5) New Zealand’s education system is failing Māori students by continuing to marginalise their culture, Waikato University Professor Mere Berryman, a 2017 New Zealander of the Year finalist, has said. Professor Mere Berryman (Photo Supplied to RNZ) https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/the-weekend/audio/2018677651/mere-berryman-it-s-time-we-did-better-by-maori-students “The Treaty of Waitangi promised both Māori and non-Māori equal shares of all the benefits…

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Debutant steers Blackcaps to victory over Sri Lanka

Debutant steers Blackcaps to victory over Sri Lanka

Clay Wilson Auckland, January 12, 2019   A great innings from Doug Bracewell and debutant Scott Kuggeleijn helped New Zealand recover from a poor start to win their one-off T20 match against Sri Lanka. Doug Bracewell in action for the Black Caps. Photo: Photosport The Black Caps were 35-run victors in last night’s game (Friday) at Eden Park, breaking a six-game losing streak…

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ surprisingly off key

‘Marry Poppins Returns’ surprisingly off key

Dan Slevin RNZ, Auckland, January 12, 2019 The big-hearted efforts of the entire cast aren’t enough to save Mary Poppins Returns from redundancy. Left-right: Georgie (Joel Dawson), Annabel (Pixie Davies) and John (Nathanael Saleh) with nanny Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt).  Photo: Disney New Versions of Classics In general, and to his third-person surprise, this reviewer has been approving of the Disney company’s efforts to…

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New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

New Association plans celebration for Tamilians in Auckland

Half-day event starts at 2 pm on January 26, 2019 Venkat Raman Auckland, January 11, 2019 Games, cultural programmes and networking make up a busy programme at a newly formed organisation in Auckland. The Programme, called, ‘Tamilar Thiruvizha’ (Tamilians Festival) will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, located at 13, May Road, Mt…

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