What will Winston Peters do now with ominous polls?

  What could Winston Peters have done differently in this campaign? (Newsroom Photo by Lynn Grieveson) Could it all have been different for New Zealand First and Winston Peters this election? So, you are Winston Peters. You are down but not yet out. Again.  What do you do now? How do you recover the Party vote, and your dignity, over the next three…

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Sai Prema Foundation to open Children’s Heart Hospital

Free state-of-the-art facility in Suva Venkat Raman Auckland, September 28, 2020 Sai Prema Foundation, a not-for-profit Organisation is to open a Children’s Hospital to provide a range of free medical services to the needy. Foundation Director Sumeet Tappoo announced the establishment of the medical facility at the fourth anniversary celebrations held in Suva on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Called, Sai…

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Special Purattasi Saneeswarar Pooja at Mangere Temple

Saturday events on October 3 and October 10, 2020 This Story was updated at 2215 hrs on September 28, 2020 Venkat Raman Auckland, September 28, 2020 The Thiru Subramaniyar Aalayam (Murugan Temple) located at 69 Tidal Road in the South Auckland suburb of Mangere has announced that Special ‘Purattasi Saneeswarar Poojas’ will continue on October 3 and October 10, 2020,…

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Toyota offers $500,000 funding to promote new talent

Eligible New Zealanders may apply to the Kiwi Driver Fund Application Auckland, September 27, 2020 The Kiwi Driver Fund (KDF) has welcomed the news that Toyota will contribute up to $500,000 to assist emerging Kiwi racing talent. KDF will manage the biggest ever investment into its on-going programme to find New Zealand’s next motor racing world champion. Congenial environment It…

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New Job Support Scheme lacks vision and depth

       Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunik announcing the Job Support Scheme (BBC News) Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Support Scheme designed to help the British economy stave off a coronavirus-induced winter chill. It encompasses a novel short-time work Scheme that will give extra support for workers and businesses, after the furlough Scheme ends…

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Trilingual mobile app links Aucklanders with places and species

Supplied Content Auckland, September 26, 2020 The Department of Conservation (DOC) has just announced that it has made public a Mobile App that helps people in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) to identify places, spaces and species in nature. Although developed five years ago, it is said to be the first of its kind in the world. Available in three languages including…

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Humanity First launches Soup Kitchen to mark Silver Jubilee

                   Fundraising helps to offer relief in times of disaster As a part its Silver Jubilee celebrations worldwide, Humanity First has launched a ‘Soup Kitchen’ in New Zealand to mobilise financial resources to fund its community welfare projects. The Organisation, which operates in 58 countries across the Continents, was established in New…

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