Unconventional Funding Options for Small Businesses

(Image: https://www.pexels.com/photo/abundance-achievement-bank-banknotes-534229/ )   Whether you are running an LLC, sole proprietorship or any other type of business, you are going to need funding. Even the best ideas need money to get the business off the ground. A traditional small business loan is one of the more obvious ideas for funding, but it might not be the right choice for…

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New Zealand investigates probable community case

Sourced Content Wellington, January 24, 2021 Health authorities are investigating reports of a community case of Covid-19 in Northland. In a statement released this afternoon, the Health Ministry said it was investigating a positive test result in a person who has departed from a MIQ facility. More details are expected later today. A government spokesman has confirmed the case is…

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Christchurch Maharashtrians celebrate Makar Sankranti with gusto

Shirish Paranjape Christchurch, January 23, 2021 Participants and guests at the Festival Seventy Maharashtrians, mostly from Christchurch but a few from Timaru, came together to celebrate the Festival of Makar Sankranti with gusto on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The event turned out to be the biggest gathering ever of the Marathi-speaking community in Christchurch. Rangoli at the entrance   The…

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Google threatens to stop search engine in Australia

BBC and RNZ Auckland, January 23, 2021 Google has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia over the nation’s attempt to make the tech giant share royalties with news publishers. Australia is introducing a landmark law to make Google, Facebook and potentially other tech companies pay media outlets for their news content. But the US tech giants have fought…

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Kamala Harris of Tamil Nadu origin, makes history as VP of USA

BBC News, Washington DC, January 20, 2021 (PST) Kamala Harris has made history as the first female, first black and first Asian-American US Vice-President. She was sworn in just before Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th US President. Ms Harris, who is of Indian-Jamaican heritage, initially ran for the Democratic nomination. A fearless fighter But…

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Science platform opens applications for funding for 2021

South Auckland institutions can seek up to $20,000 Supplied Content Auckland, January 21, 2021 SouthSci, a Participatory Science Platform in South Auckland is welcoming applications for funding from STEM related projects for 2021.  South Auckland Schools, Universities, Community and Iwi Groups may apply up to $20,000. Expressions of interest will be accepted until March 26, 2021. New Project Manager Ying Yang has…

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