Rio opens Olympics to the world

1. Rio opens-Opening Ceremony-Connecting Continents Web

Fiji gets its first gold; USA in the lead; India yet to score Apurv Shukla –  Fiji’s long wait for an Olympic gold was over on August 12 when the South Pacific nation delivered an emphatic, bruising 43-7 defeat of

Aucklander begins his winning streak in Europe

Arzan goes agreesive at Super Cup NI on July 26-Web

Venkat Raman – A younger member of the Indian community from Auckland is beginning to gain applaud from soccer enthusiasts and attention from selectors with his splendid performance on the field and dignified behaviour with officials, coaches, peers and

Self-discipline keeps everyone under check

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Uma Venkatram –  Guests at the Sixth Annual Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture had a unique opportunity to understand the working of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Monday, July 25, 2016. Governor Graeme Wheeler explained the policies

Promoting values adds to good governance

Promoting values adds-Sir Anand Satyanand 1 Web

Sir Anand Satyanand – First Recognition: Guest Speaker Graeme Wheeler, Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand; Master of Ceremonies, Professor Sekhar Bandyophyday, Head of the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington; and Rod

Barfoot & Thompson – Quarterly Auckland rental update


Rents continue to increase by approximately 5% year-on-year with the average weekly rent for a 3-bedroom Auckland home now $514 Suburb pricing trends continue but Mt Albert, Parnell and Sandringham break the mold with 11+% year-on-year increases Reminder for winter

Actions, not statistics ensure community safety

Mark Thomas –  Almost 50% of Asian and Indian families in Auckland do not feel safe walking alone in their neighbourhoods at night. This was the worrying finding of the latest Families Report produced by the Social Policy Evaluation and

The problem in Auckland is its Council

Vic Crone –  Many people tell me that they are sick of Auckland Council’s ‘can’t do’ attitude. Whether putting in a sliding door, holding a sausage sizzle, setting up tables outside a cafe, or building a new home – everything

Labour renews its electoral fight in South Auckland

Staff Reporter – A former lawmaker is recalling his co-commandants and troops to renew the electoral battle for membership to the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board. Dr Ashraf Choudhary, New Zealand first South Asian Member of Parliament and his three mates

Half-hearted measures destruct the Kiwi dream

David Shearer –  Last weekend, hundreds of young Kiwis, couples and families, queued at Open Homes around New Zealand, hoping to buy a house. Some of them would have been saving for a decade or more – but rising house

Doing nothing will cost more and that’s not Auckland

Phil Goff –  Auckland is growing because this is a great city to live. In fact, over 50% of New Zealand’s total growth is happening here. What that means is an extra 800 people a week or more than 40,

Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

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Auckland Kindergarten Association Announces Open Week Supplied Content ‘Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week’ is returning this year, with events taking place across a number of its 107 Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) Kindergartens during the week, so people can discover the wonderful

KiwiSaver must focus on long-term benefits

KiwiSaver must focus-Donna Nicolof Web

Donna Nicolof –  Over the past few years, investors have enjoyed a period of historically low volatility in financial markets, coupled with strong investment returns. That said, over the past year, there have been a number of events that have