Farmhouse provides excitement of Diwali in South Island

50 Maharashtrians celebrate the Festival of Lights with nostalgia                           Three generations of Maharashtrians at the Deepavali 2020 More than 50 Maharashtrians arrived at a farmhouse of Komal and Rahul Dave in rural Canterbury, about 45 minute-drive from Christchurch, on Sunday, November 15, 2020 to celebrate Deepavali. While most…

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Music, dance, food and fun with New Zealand artistes

Purchase tickets for Jalilo Gymkana (December 11) from Eventbrite As New Zealanders wind down and prepare for the annual holiday season, an entrepreneur couple- a singer and producer- promise an evening of melody, dance, fun and food next month. Called, ‘Jalilo Gymkana,’ the event will be held from 7 pm on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Fickling Convention Centre, located…

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Fraudsters target more legitimate businesses says FMA Report

Supplied Content Wellington, November 21, 2020 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has reported a steep rise in the number of investment scams attempting to impersonate legitimate businesses since the Covid-19 began in New Zealand. One in five New Zealanders have been targeted by investment scams, the Report said. Increasing notifications From April 1, 2020 to November 5, 2020, the FMA…

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Taupo residents experience the spirit and substance of Diwali

Standfirst: The following article has been edited and rewritten in parts with a Report received from the author for purposes of clarity and safety.    Taupo MP Louise Upston (National) with from left Mayor David Trewavas, Sarah Devi, Council Chief Executive Gareth Green, Kanika Malhotra and Ketaki Palnitkar The universality of Diwali (or Deepavali) and the spirit in which it…

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