Nominations open for 2018 Otara Sports Awards

Supplied Content Auckland, July 9, 2018 The Otara Sports Awards celebrates and honours the sporting achievements of sports people including athletes, coaches and administrators in Otara, Auckland. When the Awards were launched in 2017, the Otara Barbell Weightlifting Club were named Team of the Year before scooping up the Supreme Award and four New Zealand sporting greats – Rugby League…

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Russell McVeagh vows zero tolerance of sexual harassment and bullying

Supplied Content Auckland, July 8, 2018 Russell McVeagh Chair Malcolm Crotty has said that the Firm’s Board of Directors have ‘fully accepted’ the findings of Dame Margaret Bazley and are committed to implementing all of her recommendations and have commenced doing so already.” He issued the following Statement on July 5, 2018: Dame Margaret’s Review has been incredibly thorough and…

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Sir Peter Gluckman to lead new Global Council for Sciences

Supplied Content Auckland, July 8, 2018 University of Auckland Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman has been appointed to head a new international body of influential science institutions. Sir Peter was elected President-Elect of the International Science Council at its inaugural General Assembly in Paris on July 4, 2018. The ISC is a new global body that combines two well-established and…

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Call to include Hindi in New Zealand Curriculum

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 8, 2018 An organisation representing people passionate about Hindi has represented to the Prime Minister and other government and non-government officials to consider including Hindi as a language to be taught under the New Zealand Curriculum. Satya Dutt, President of the Papatoetoe (South Auckland) based Hindi Language and Culture Trust of New Zealand and Teach Hindi…

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