From Red Tape to Red Carpet, India welcomes the world

Prospects and Challenges greet the World’s fastest-growing economy Tribute to a Great Nation on its 68th Republic Day Venkat Raman Auckland, January 26, 2018 The annual review of the Indian economy by International Monetary Fund could not have been better timed. Just as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was arriving in Zurich to attend the annual World Economic Forum (he…

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How not to spread hatred and nip it in the bud

Holocaust Remembrance today in Wellington Dame Susan Devoy Wellington, January 26, 2018 New Zealanders who survived the Holocaust have helped inspire the Human Rights Commission’s anti-racism campaigns. Today marks UN Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the German Concentration and Extermination camp, Auschwitz. In New Zealand, its theme is the Human Right Commission’s “Give Nothing…

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From Red Tape to Red Carpet, India welcomes the world

Prospects and Challenges greet the World’s fastest-growing economy Tribute to a Great Nation on its 68th Republic Day Venkat Raman Auckland, January 26, 2018 The annual review of the Indian economy by International Monetary Fund could not have been better timed. Just as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was arriving in Zurich to attend the annual World Economic Forum (he…

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Vision Zero looks at more walking, cycling and lower speed limits

Four Organisations get together to improve road safety Supplied Content Auckland, January 25, 2018 Following 379 deaths on the road in 2017, a group of organisations have come together to renew calls for local authorities to adopt a Vision Zero approach to road safety – aiming for zero road deaths and injuries. The calls come from Brake, the road safety…

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Airship adds to excitement in Hamilton Gardens

Supplied Content Hamilton, January 25, 2018 Inspired by a time when steam power ruled the world, the Huddleston airship is Hamilton Gardens’ newest piece of gardening equipment. Designed to glide through the night delivering plants for the gardening team, the fanciful airship can be discovered tethered beside the Concept Garden – which will be the latest garden to open at…

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