Two Auckland Covid-19 Vaccination Centres halt Walk-in customers

Supplied Content Auckland, May 15, 2021 Walk-in vaccinations are being paused at two Auckland Covid-19 Vaccination Centres. The decision came into effect on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The sites at Mt Wellington and Highbrook have seen high demand for walk-in vaccinations since they began trialling the model ten days ago. However, with both sites reaching capacity and increasing concerns about…

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Invite friends, celebrate Eid and promote peace and harmony

Iftar gatherings during Ramadan help understand Islamic values (FIANZ Facebook) All praises be to Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’ala for His infinite mercy and immeasurable blessings to all of us to celebrate this Eid together as one community in an environment which is peaceful and harmonious and free from the Covid issues. Alhamdullilah. Eid is a “Thanksgiving Day,” a day of…

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New Zealand government must facilitate return of Kiwi Indians

New Zealand government must facilitate return of Kiwi Indians Jocelyn Prasad Sydney, Australia, May 14, 2021 When my sister-in-law flew into Hyderabad in late January (2021) to hold her dying mother’s hand, daily new cases of Covid-19 in India were tracking at around 14,000, which might seem dramatic from an Antipodean safe haven but, when compared to the 35,000 new…

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Charter operators await approval to bring home New Zealanders

Charter operators await approval to bring home New Zealanders  Image from Auckland International Airport Facebook   New Zealand Indians, holding New Zealand passports are disparate to return home, all of them saying that the situation in India is scary. The exact number of persons stranded in India is not known but an official told us that there were about 500-600…

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PM’s resignation rumour discounted but succession can be knotty

Grant Robertson, Jacinda Ardern and Chris Hipkins (Photo for New Zealand Herald by Mark Mitchell) There has been a desperate and palpably false rumour circulating in recent weeks that the resignation of the Prime Minister is imminent but Jacinda Ardern remains just as firmly ensconced in office as she ever was. Would it be Grant Robertson? However, it does raise…

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