Dunedin Tamils to mark Deepavali on November 7

Tamilians in Dunedin eagerly look forward to their annual Diwali celebrations on November 7, 2020 at Taieri Bowling Club, located at Brooklands Park 12, Wickliffe Street, Mosgiel. Dunedin Tamil Society is organising the event to showcase Tamil culture and tradition and bring together members of other communities.  Dr Nivethanan Kamalendran   Society President Dr Nivethanan Kamalendran said that the Association…

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Community Leader’s sister succumbs to Covid-19

Venkat Raman Auckland, October 23, 2020 We are sorry to report the sudden demise of Ezhilarasi, younger sister of Muthtamil Sangam Auckland General Secretary Kathiravan Sam in Chennai, India yesterday- Thursday, October 22, 2020. It is understood that she contracted Covid-19 less than a week ago and was hospitalised after being diagnosed with the disease. Ezhilarasi was 48 years old…

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Ekta NZ takes ‘Mall Diwali’ to the people in Wellington

Ekta NZ Inc, a community organisation based in Wellington is organising Diwali 2020 at North City in the Capital this weekend. The Organisation calls it ‘Mall Diwali.’ According to Ekta Project Lead Sonam Srivastava, this is the first time that a Diwali event is being held at a Mall in Wellington. Increasing diversity “This is significant and a reflection of…

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Recruitment cost extortion lands grocery stores in trouble

Sourced Content Auckland, October 22, 2020 The Labour Inspectorate has reminded employers that charging workers for recruitment-related costs is illegal. This follows a case brought to the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) by the Labour Inspectorate against four Christchurch grocery stores. Metromart Limited, Grocery Guys Limited, JW&JG Limited (all trading as MetroMart), and Zesto Limited (trading as Zesto) were owned or…

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New Head of Maori Relationships at Bank of New Zealand

Supplied Content Auckland, October 22, 2020 Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has appointed Renata Blair as Head of Maori Sector and Relationships. In this role, Renata will focus on the four pou that underpin the Bank’s Maori business strategy:  whanaungatanga – building relationships through shared experiences and working together towards a common goal; manaakitanga – showing respect, care and hospitality…

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Muthtamil Sangam promises a bright evening at Kodai Vizha

  A culinary contest, musical tribute to the late S P Balasubrahmanyam (SPB), dance performances embracing the ancient and the modern and dinner constitute the Programme at the forthcoming Kodai Vizha next weekend. The Muthtamil Sangam is organising the event on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Freemans Bay Community Centre located at 52 Hepburn Street in Auckland City. Entry to…

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