Hawkes Bay Cup remains with Vantage Black Sticks

Supplied Content –  The Vantage Black Sticks women have retained the Hawke’s Bay Cup by defeating Japan three nil in the final match of the 2017 Vantage Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey played in Hastings, New Zealand on Sunday, April

Justifiable Awards to the worthy in Cricket

Apurv Shukla –  Kane Williamson capped off his first year as captain of New Zealand cricket in all formats by winning big at the annual New Zealand Cricket Awards. The 26-year-old was named ‘New Zealand’s Player of the Year’ and

Lyn Provost for our Lecture

Venkat Raman –  Venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz We are happy to announce that the just retired Controller & Auditor General of New Zealand Lyn Provost will be the Guest Speaker at the Seventh Annual Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture this year. ‘Truth

Truth and Transparency in a world of increasing lies

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Accountability and transparency are increasingly becoming the focus of corporate governance and with the promulgation of stricter laws relating to Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), the compliance regime is expected to tighten in

Police take concerted action over retail incidents

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Officials of the three Police Districts (Auckland City, Counties Manukau and Waitemata) are to launch a combined programme of engagement with retailers throughout the Auckland Metropolitan region next week. Tamaki Makaurau (Great Auckland) officials will jointly

Group links Business Awards to team spirit

Manish Tanna –  Almost a decade ago, Indian Newslink started something that promised to be a revolution. It was the first of its kind initiative by any organisation in New Zealand – the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards. The Awards

Friendly policies enhance the Diversity Dividend

Judith Collins –  As Minister for Ethnic Communities, I find it highly satisfying to see people working so hard to make their own communities strong while also making a huge contribution to the social and economic life of New Zealand.

Small businesses need passion and care

Jacqui Dean –  As Small Business Minister, I am a passionate advocate for small businesses in New Zealand, including our ethnic business communities. The National-led government values the contribution that Indian small businesses make in New Zealand and I appreciate

Communities must help in ending family violence

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi –  Family violence is one of New Zealand’s most difficult social issues. It can take a number of forms, including physical, verbal, emotional, economic, religious, and sexual abuse. We understand the affects that family violence has on

Party keen on the Green Vote in electorates

James Shaw –  The Green Party has announced that Raj (Pardeep Singh), a lawyer based in Papatoetoe, South Auckland will be its candidate in Manukau East in the General Election 2017. The announcement was made at a fundraising dinner held

New Campus prepares better healthcare professionals

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz A new campus that aims to educate and promote better qualified and motivated healthcare professionals could be the beginning of palliatives to the ailing public health care system in New Zealand as reported extensively in our

Academic suggests $15,000 levy on migrants

Mark Keating –  A poll tax on immigrants will help fund the extra infrastructure and public service costs associated with New Zealand’s growing population. A poll tax is a duty imposed on all, or a particular category of persons, to