GOPIO to induct National MP Bakshi into Honour Roll

Staff Reporter Auckland, January 11, 2019 The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), an international body representing the Indian Diaspora, has announced that it will induct National Party Member of Parliament Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi into its ‘Honour Roll’ later this month. A GOPIO notification said that he will be among two other dignitaries to receive this honour, including…

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The best means of growth come from within

When Indian Newslink was launched in November 1999, there were no other contenders; and yet, we began with principles of honesty and transparency, humility and friendliness and sincerity of purpose and spirit of service. Nineteen years on, we are no longer alone in the market. But our principles have remained steadfast. We have neither discarded those founding ideals nor succumbed…

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Review of Mental Health falls short of immediacy

Peter Dunne Congratulations David Clark!  In a Government where initiating a review has been a substitute for doing anything, he has become the first Minister to have both established a major review – into Mental Health – and to have received the final report of the finished review, complete with a comprehensive set of recommendations. But, unfortunately, that is where…

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‘Relief, vindication’ over Maxwell bullying inquiry

Sam Sachdeva and Melanie Reid Former employees of Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell have expressed relief and vindication at the news bullying allegations against her will be investigated by the State Services Commission. Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi confirmed the investigation to Newsroom , following its investigation into Maxwell and the concerns raised by over a dozen staff who worked at her…

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Red Chilli Restaurant owner jailed for tax evasion

Sourced Content A Hastings couple, who operated dairies, restaurants and other businesses, have been sentenced to prison and home detention on tax evasion charges totalling nearly $ 1 million. Rakesh and Nalini Kumar operated Red Chilli Restaurants and Take Away in Taradale and Indian Palace Restaurant in Napier together with dairies in Hastings and Mount Maunganui and other businesses. Prison…

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