Empathetic response blends the collective spirit of tolerance

Empathetic response blends the collective spirit of tolerance

But the Christchurch Massacre pierces the Nation’s heart Priyanca Radhakrishnan Friday, March 15, 2019 will forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On this day, a terrorist stormed two Mosques in Christchurch, took 50 lives, left 50 others injured and broke our hearts across Aotearoa. It was a targeted attack against our Muslim community and we cannot let…

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IRD wins court case against Cullen Group

IRD wins court case against Cullen Group

Inland Revenue has won a High Court case against Eric Watson’s Cullen Group over a nearly $52 million tax debt. After a nine-day trial in Auckland in August and September last year,  Justice Palmer delivered a written decision on March 12, 2019, dismissing the Cullen Group’s challenge to the $51,496,127.38 tax assessment. IRD Legal Services Leader Karen Whitiskie described Justice…

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Entries open for Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards

Entries open for Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards

Entry process and Workshops from March 1 to August 31, 2019 Ray Knight We have pleasure in announcing the launch of the 2019 Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards. Applications are now invited for the Twelfth consecutive year of recognising excellence in all facets of business governance and management. We are inviting eligible companies and individuals to enter the process of…

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Regulations put customer interest at risk says expert

Venkat Raman Although reports on commercial banks in Australia and Life Insurance Companies in New Zealand have raised cudgels against the players in the respective sectors, their strictures will eventually harm customers, an expert has said. He said that ordinary people- Australians and New Zealanders who the regulators such as the central banks and monetary authorities are trying to protect…

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Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Last year, more than 4500 passengers were prevented entry Venkat Raman Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is hoping to improve its border control responsibility and facilitate the travel of ‘genuine passengers’ with ‘Electronic Travel Authority’ (ETA) expected to go online this year. National Manager (Border Operations) Stephanie Greathead said that the new technology will allow INZ to assess and update more…

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