Lights Show brightens Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Thousands watch the solar-powered spectacle Radio New Zealand and Indian Newslink Staff Auckland, January 28, 2018 Ninety-thousand solar-powered LED lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge lit up the sky last night (January 27, 2018) marking the beginning of the Auckland Anniversary Weekend, concluding on Monday, January 29, 2018. Special Configurations Lines company Vector has spent $10 million in a bid…

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Princess on celluloid drags filmmaker to controversy

Despite protests, ‘Padmaavat’ deemed a runaway success Apurv Shukla Auckland, January 27, 2018 ‘Padmaavat,’ the most anticipated and discussed Hindi film in recent months, was released on January 25, 2018, postponed from its original release date in December. The film ran into trouble with radical groups that were against its release and delayed clearance by India’s Central Board of Film…

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Trans-Pacific Pact will boost New Zealand wine exports

The target is to reach $2 billion by 2020 Philip Gregan Auckland, January 27, 2018 New Zealand wine exports will receive a boost following the imminent signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). ‘New Zealand Winegrowers’ warmly welcomes the news that the 11 nations negotiating the CPTPP have completed talks and are set to sign…

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