Sir Michael Cullen diagnosed with terminal cancer

Sir Michael Cullen diagnosed with terminal cancer

RNZ, Wellington Former Deputy Prime Minister Sir Michael Cullen might have as little as a few months to live, after being diagnosed with incurable lung cancer. Sir Michael, 75, was told he has stage four small cell lung cancer unexpectedly last week, while doctors were looking for what they thought might be a heart problem. He had no symptoms and no indication of the…

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AAP closure spells another death knell for quality journalism

AAP closure spells another death knell for quality journalism

Alexandra Wake Australia’s news landscape, and the ability of citizens to access quality journalism, has been dealt a major blow by the announcement the Australian Associated Press is closing, with the loss of 180 journalism jobs. Although AAP reporters and editors are generally not household names, the wire service has provided the backbone of news content for the country since 1935,…

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New think tank to promote credible, robust research

New think tank to promote credible, robust research

It will also combat misinformation, declining public trust Supplied Content (Edited) Countering the global rise of misinformation and declining public trust with robust research and evidence-based advice is the fundamental goal of a new think tank at the University of Auckland. The initiative, called, ‘Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures is an independent and apolitical established by Distinguished Professor…

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Some fast facts about baby fat and some misconceptions

Some fast facts about baby fat and some misconceptions

Supplied Content The facts and fictions of baby fat have been revealed in the first-ever study of Aotearoa New Zealand new-borns body composition, including a surprise that could refocus early healthcare. Researchers in the Liggins Institute-led study used a special air displacement machine combined with tape-measurements and sensitive scales to determine the fat mass and fat-free mass (everything else) of…

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Fiji gets closer to New Zealand after Ardern’s visit

Fiji gets closer to New Zealand after Ardern’s visit

Balaji Chandramohan New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden’s recent State visit to Fiji will reset the country’s complicated relationship with Fiji. She scored high as a compassionate leader, understanding the sentiments of Fijians and embracing the Pacific Island country with charisma. Editor’s Note: Please read related stories on our website and social media filed by the Editor of Indian Newslink…

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Brahmarishi Guruvanand creates a spell on devotees

Brahmarishi Guruvanand creates a spell on devotees

Venkat Raman Fijians seeking self-realisation and ‘true happiness’ received esteemed enlightenment in the presence of Brahmarishi (also Brahmrishi) Vishvasant Guruvanand, the Spiritual Leader, who simplified Vedanta and philosophy of life for easy assimilation. The Schedule The Master of Vedas addressed two public meetings, the first of which was held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Girmit Centre in Lautoka (located…

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