Jacinda Ardern must tread carefully, very carefully

Labour to make government with New Zealand First and perhaps Greens Venkat Raman Auckland, October 19, 2017 Labour Party Leader Jacinda Ardern has emerged as the Prime-Minister-in-waiting about an hour ago after New Zealand First Party Leader Winston Peters announced

Harcourts takes up partnership of Lantern and Diwali Festivals

Supplied Content Auckland, October 19, 2017 Harcourts has announced that the company will be a major partner of the Auckland Lantern and Diwali festivals in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Harcourts CEO Chris Kennedy said that it is a three-year commitment

Liquor delivery service solves more than one issue

Harmeet Sehgal New Zealand is coming to grips with on-demand liquor sales and its rapidly changing the way people shop for alcohol. The liquor industry constituted to $434 Million is sales for the June quarter nationally. Boosted by buoyant inbound

New Programme pulls its weight on obesity

Whnau Pakari Q&A Wellington, October 19, 2017 85,000 New Zealand children aged 2-14 years are currently affected by obesity about 4,500 in Taranaki (New Zealand Health Survey data). What is Whnau Pakari? Its an intervention programme for 5-16-year olds wanting

Public help sought to end violence against women

Rob McCann Wellington, October 19, 2017 White Ribbon wants your help to end men’s violence and sexual harassment against women. The Weinstein allegations and subsequent ‘Me too’ Facebook status have demonstrated in a very public manner what family violence organisations

ANZ honours four Indians at Diwali festival

Venkat Raman Auckland, October 26, 2017 ANZ honoured four persons of Indian origin as the country’s largest commercial bank celebrated Diwali with its customers, staff and prominent members of the community. Dhansukh Lal, Beant Singh Jedor, Vanisa Dhiru and Manisha

Of Election, Crimewatch, Passchendaele and Surplus

Judith Collins Wellington, October 18, 2017 I am sure that many of you were waiting for the final count of the special votes and are left wondering what will happen after that. I am just grateful to have been re-elected

The plane crash and near-death of a Prime Minister

An eyewitness account of Morarji Desai’s survival NVR Swami Auckland, October 18, 2017 A brief spell of anxious moments gave no indication of an air crash with an Indian premier on board. It happened forty years ago on November 4,

NZ Chinese Language Week opens in Wellington

Celebration from October 16 to 22, 2017 Wellington, October 17, 2017 A book written by school children that celebrates Kiwi identity has been translated into Mandarin to celebrate New Zealand Chinese Language Week and encourage a deeper mutual understanding between

Experts to explain Renminbi as trade currency

Supplied Content Wellington, October 17, 2017 Experts from China, New Zealand and other parts of the world are gathering in Auckland next week to discuss the outcome of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the

Stars collisions create gold and heavy metals

New scientific discovery stirs the scientific community Wellington, October 17, 2017 For the first time, scientists have measured the violent death spiral of two dense neutron stars via gravitational waves. This new discovery from the LIGO-Virgo collaboration comes weeks after

Polo World Meet excites Australians and Indians

Indranil Halder Sydney, Australia, October 16, 2017 World Polo Championship will be held for the first time in Sydney, commencing on October 21, 2017 with India playing the Game the following day. It is an historic event as after three