Youngster for Australian Tennis Under 11 Championship matches

Youngster for Australian Tennis Under 11 Championship matches

Staff Reporter Auckland, June 22, 2019 Eleven-Year old Nishitha Maarka has done her parents, teachers and peers (at Cobham Intermediate School, Burnside, Christchurch) proud with her achievements in Tennis. The youngster has been selected by Tennis New Zealand to represent the country at the Under 11 Australian Championship matches beginning in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on June 30, 2019. She…

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New Scratchies to mark 30 years of ‘Instant Kiwi’

New Scratchies to mark 30 years of ‘Instant Kiwi’

Staff Reporter Auckland, June 22, 2019   ‘Instant Kiwi’ is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, with New Zealanders scratching, playing and winning its games over the past three decades. In celebration of this special occasion, ‘Instant Kiwi’ has launched three limited edition Scratchie tickets in-store that look back at some memorable Instant Kiwi moments over the past 30 years.    …

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New Passenger Lounge opens at Suva Seaport

New Passenger Lounge opens at Suva Seaport

Staff Reporter Auckland, June 22, 2019 Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama visited the new Cruise Passenger Lounge at Suva Port recently and commended the facilities for passengers of cruise liners. The tourism industry contributes more than 30% to the GDP of the Fiji economy, he said, during his visit on June 13, 2019.  Lifting standards Fiji Ports Corporation Limited…

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Employment breaches raise questions on liquor licensing

Employment breaches raise questions on liquor licensing

Supplied Content Wellington, June 22, 2019 In the latest in a long line of enforcement actions taken by the Labour Inspectorate, the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Shalini Limited, a business that operated liquor stores and a dairy in Auckland, to pay $100,000 in penalties.  Shalini will separately repay $96,542.34 in minimum wage and holiday pay arrears to seven…

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Lotteries luck brings thousands of Pacifica to New Zealand

Lotteries luck brings thousands of Pacifica to New Zealand

Philippa Tolley, Insight Executive Producer Auckland, June 22, 2019 Thousands of Pacific Islanders, including a quarter of Samoa’s population, are hoping for a new life through the annual visa lotteries. They are ready to wrench themselves from home for a New Zealand residence visa. But is the better life the ballot promises a reality? Listen to the full documentary: Ticket to a…

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