New Fund offers $500,000 to Auckland charities

New Fund offers $500,000 to Auckland charities

Supplied Content Auckland, July 23, 2020 Large numbers of community groups are struggling to meet basic operating costs including; power bills, PPE and water rates according to new figures.  New funding application data show that the average amount of funding sought by Auckland charities to cover their current overheads is almost $8000. The figures also reveal that operating expenses were…

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Iain Lees-Galloway sacked for inappropriate relationship with former staffer

Iain Lees-Galloway sacked for inappropriate relationship with former staffer

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 22, 2020   Iain Lees-Galloway, a young Minister with plenty of promise has gone from the Cabinet. The 41-year-old Minister for Immigration, Workplace Relations & Safety and ACC was dismissed by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern this morning after he admitted to an ‘inappropriate relationship’ with a member of staff employed in an agency related to his…

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Labour gains strength among voters but challenges rise

Labour gains strength among voters but challenges rise

Employment and Economy are major, influencing concerns Electionlink by Labour Party launched; Another event by National Party on July 27 Venkat Raman Auckland, July 21, 2020 Editor’s Note: The following article, in pdf format was released last night (Monday, July 20, 2020) as Tourism Minister and Deputy Leader of Labour Party Kelvin Davis at the Electionlink (a special section in…

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Unemployment, free training lift student numbers at institutions

Unemployment, free training lift student numbers at institutions

John Gerritsen Auckland, July 20, 2020   Victoria University and Manukau Institute of Technology have reported hundreds more mid-year enrolments than normal as job opportunities dry up because of the pandemic’s impact on the economy. Both institutions say that the average age of the new students is higher than normal and the enrolments are skewed toward postgraduate qualifications, trades, and…

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