Veteran Restauranteur to open Top in Town in Christchurch

Conan Young   Christchurch, May 27, 2020 Covid-19 restrictions have seen scores of restaurants around the country close their doors for good. While the wage subsidy had helped some, it did nothing to help pay commercial rents, and with little or no money coming in, shutting up shop had been the reality for many. One Christchurch restaurateur is bucking the trend,…

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Covid-19 recovery phase should be transparent and equitable

Meaning: The rich must help the poor- countries and people Ilan Noy Wellington, May 27, 2020 Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, disaster recovery plans are almost always framed with aspirational plans to “build back better.” It is a fine sentiment. We all want to build better societies and economies. But, as the Cheshire Cat tells Alice (in Alice in Wonderland)…

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Potential citizens warned against scam and rogue website

Venkat Raman Auckland, May 27, 2020 A rising scam aimed at fleecing people applying for Citizenship of New Zealand has prompted the Internal Affairs Department to issue a warning. Jeff Montgomery, General Manager (Services and Access) at Internal Affairs said that applicants should ensure that they are applying on the official website, which is secure and the only official online…

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