Confluence of Urdu, Hindi poetry with Sub-Continent communities

Confluence of Urdu, Hindi poetry with Sub-Continent communities

Venkat Raman Auckland, October 20, 2019 Urdu and Hindi poetry enthusiasts of the Indian Sub-Continent and of Fijian origin are set to meet in Auckland early next month for an evening of ‘serious fun.’ Auckland based Urdu and Hindi Cultural Association of New Zealand is organising a ‘literary engagement’ on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Fickling Convention Centre, located at…

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Road safety drive brings free children’s seats in cars

Road safety drive brings free children’s seats in cars

A Joint Police, AT and Plunket initiative in West Auckland Supplied Content Auckland, October 20, 2019 A safety initiative to reduce the number of fatalities caused by children travelling in inadequate child restraints has been launched in West Auckland. According to the latest Ministry of Transport statistics, around 7% of children aged under five are not protected in an appropriate…

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Demolition of Mt Eden buildings commences tomorrow

Demolition of Mt Eden buildings commences tomorrow

City Rail Link tunnels work progress Supplied Content Auckland, October 20, 2019 The demolition of the first of 30 empty buildings at the City Rail Link Project’s Mt Eden site near the Mt Eden railway station starts tomorrow, Monday October 21, 2019. “Demolition is a significant and visible development for the project, clearing a site that will essentially be ‘base…

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Shocking revelations of family violence at Women’s Conference

Shocking revelations of family violence at Women’s Conference

Venkat Raman Auckland, October 19, 2019 Mothers who turn a blind eye to the cries of their daughters’ appeal for help, a young woman suffering physical and mental abuse soon after marriage, a parent who refuses to accept her daughter’s same-sex relationship and a girl suffering physical assaults by her partner were among the ‘shocks’ witnessed by delegates attending a…

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Parent Category Visa is open to all without uncertainties

Parent Category Visa is open to all without uncertainties

You can have your say in the evolving Labour Policy Wellington, October 19, 2019 The Parent Category was closed by the previous (National-led) government in 2016 and this left people in a lot of uncertainty. The current government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway, decided to reopen the Category to give people some…

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Bainimarama praises Business Council in Australia

Bainimarama praises Business Council in Australia

Brisbane, October 17, 2019 The Australia-Fiji Business Council stands as evidence of the intimate economic relationship between the two countries, Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Council held at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel last night (October 16, 2019), he said that this is a relationship whose strength is owed in…

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MediaWorks to sell TV 3 in New Zealand

MediaWorks to sell TV 3 in New Zealand

Sourced Content Auckland, October 18, 2019 Struggling media company MediaWorks is putting its TV business Three on the sale block, after axing and scaling back shows. The Company, which owns television, radio and advertising operations, had reported through its own news organisation Newshub that it would sell its largest asset. Three included ThreeLife, the Bravo joint venture and all of…

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Man charged for murder of Jasmine Wilson

Man charged for murder of Jasmine Wilson

Supplied Content Whanganui, October 17, 2019 A 28-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Jasmine Wilson two and a half months ago. Ms Wilson, 30, died on August 2, 2019, two days after she was dumped at Whanganui Hospital with injuries that left her “unrecognisable,” according to her family. The charges Whanganui area Investigations Manager Detective Senior Sergeant…

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