Be the Best Employer of Choice and win an Award

Venkat Raman The urge to be a good employer, according opportunities for career advancement of staff and adopting the best business practices to retain talent are among the factors that define the success of every organisation. The increasing need

Pope honours Wenceslaus Anthony

Venkat Raman Pope Francis has bestowed on a prominent member of the Catholic, Indian and business communities ‘The Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice’ (‘For Church and Pope’) Decoration, an award of the Roman Catholic Church. Wenceslaus Anthony, a devout Catholic, Chairman of the Divine

INZ lapse keeps Indian couple away from their son

Venkat Raman An Indian couple, who were refused Permanent Residence in New Zealand after being granted the status is accusing Immigration New Zealand (INZ) of ‘injustice,’ insensitiveness to their plight’ and ‘refusal to reconsider their case.’ Dr Ram Chander

Elderly couple accuse Immigration of ineptitude

Venkat Raman Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse told us during his visit to our office on February 24, 2017 that Immigration New Zealand (INZ) issues more than one million visas of various types. “It is possible that sometimes they may

Financial literacy essential for growing generations

Jamie Strange  I believe that we must work together to raise financially-literate young people. The work force is currently undergoing huge changes, which will present both challenges and opportunities moving forward. As a father and school teacher, I would like

Labour faces the test on prickly issues

Balaji Chandramohan  After being out of power for nine years, the Labour Party will be tested again under the leadership of Andrew Little at the general election due be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017. To his credit, Mr Little

Responsible fiscal management benefits all

National sets impressive record of achievements  Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi  The National-led government was voted to lead New Zealand at a time when the world was in the midst of a financial crisis. Since returning to government in November 2008, we

Little shuffles his Shadow Cabinet

Sourced Content  Following the appointment of Jacinda Ardern as the Deputy Leader, Labour Party Leader Andrew Little has announced changes to his Shadow Cabinet. Dunedin North MP David Clark succeeds Annette King (who resigned as Deputy Leader) as Health Spokesperson

Welcome Aupito, good to Sio

Aupito William Sio  At my confirmation meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017, I advised the Mangere Labour members that hence-forward I will be using my new name Aupito. I will be known as Aupito William Sio. Last year in October,

New Primary School at Flat Bush coming up

Staff Reporter  Minister also announces new schools in Tauranga and Canterbury The fast-growing East Auckland suburb of Flat Bush will soon have a new Primary School catering to Years 1-6 students, Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced. The ‘Flat Bush

Investing in education is never enough

Bill English Making sure our children get a good education is the most important thing that we can do to help them succeed in a modern, global economy. A key part of that is ensuring schools can accommodate our growing

Owen donates $2.6 million to Business School

Staff Reporter Billionaire Owen Glenn has donated $2.6 million to the University of Auckland Business School to fund several initiatives. The School’s Dean, Professor Jayne Godfrey said that the gift will support innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the School