December 15, 2014

Models of the Fortnight

Editor’s Pick of the Year Since we began this column in our March 1, 2009 issue, Indian Newslink readers have had opportunities to behold and

Community

Pakistani Christians protest brutal killing

Staff Reporter The small, well-knit Pakistani Christian community organised a meeting to protest the brutal killing of a working couple in their native country. Like-minded

Community

SAARC Award for social worker

Staff Reporter Hamilton resident Suman Kapoor will be honoured with the ‘Parikalpana SAARC Summit Award’ at the International Bloggers Conference scheduled to be held in

Community

Wellington Tamils promote White Ribbon

Sridevi Venugopal As a part of its efforts to promote campaigns to eradicate violence against women, the Wellington Mutamizh Sangam (WMS) organised a special programme

Business

Myopic policy distorts New Zealand’s image

Change of law should end student exploitation June Ranson New Zealand’s immigration laws must be changed to stop overseas students from being exploited by unscrupulous

Business

Working smarter, not harder, boosts productivity

Nathan McLellan In the recent ‘Speech from the Throne,’ the National-led government stated its commitment to “build a productive and competitive economy.” This pledge to

Business

Researcher accuses local Councils of muzzling

Dr Catherine Strong A Massey University researcher has said that some Local Councils are muzzling their elected members and stifling free speech. Dr Catherine Strong

Business

Immigration and housing prices misconnected

June Ranson The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) got it wrong when it cited immigration as the main reason for inflation in house prices.

Business

Indian Royal Room in Capital

Manish Tanna In a bid to provide a glimpse of the Pre-Independence Indian ‘Rajwadi’ life, Zaika Indian Restaurant (Willis Street, Wellington) opened its first ‘Indian

Chennai Meet for constructive engagement

India-NZ Friendship Association takes a bold initiative Venkat Raman An Auckland based businessman has launched an initiative in Chennai to foster better commercial, professional, business

Homelink

New challenge for high performer

Venkat Raman When Lincoln Ting, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Auckland leaves New Zealand next month, he would leave behind

Homelink

Victims get to the heart of justice

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Nobody deserves to be a victim of crime. Over the past two (Parliamentary) terms, National has been working hard to put victims

Homelink

Ten years on, the stand is vindicated

Phil Goff Last fortnight in Parliament, I spoke strongly in support of changes in the law, which will help protect our most vulnerable citizens, our

Front Page

Tertiary Education faces avalanche of changes

Venkat Raman Tertiary Education and Skills Training Programmes will undergo major changes and funding will depend on the number of graduates getting jobs, Tertiary Education

Front Page

Enjoy Your Holiday Season!

This is the last issue of Indian Newslink for 2014. Our offices will be closed from December 16, 2014 and will reopen on Thursday, January

Front Page

Casual workers are serious tax business

Abdul Rafik With summer now upon us and the holiday season just around the corner, many people will be away to discover or relax in

Sports

International Soccer Star in the making

Venkat Raman A teenager of the Indian community is fast acquiring the attributes of a fine soccer player with the promise of becoming an international

Sports

Fiji ideal venue for FANCA Tournament

Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama FANCA is a biennial event that brings together Muslims of Fiji and their friends and families who live abroad. The FANCA Federation

Sports

Harbour Bridge Challenges Indian student

An international student from India was among the impressive performers at the Harbour Bridge Swimming Challenge held in Auckland on December 7, 2014. Falak Patel

Sports

Eid Soccer Cup reaches Ponsonby Club

Staff Reporter Ponsonby Club won the FIANZ Eid Cup 2014 at an exciting soccer final last week. The strong team won over the Botany Club.

Christmas 2014

Hope gives meaning and purpose to life

Dr George Abraham Christmas brings the season of joy and that joy comes out of hope assured by the promise of God to send a

Christmas 2014

Take safety, not the law, into your hands

John Tims I am already enjoying the few long summery nights we had in Auckland. Unfortunately, with the increase of outdoor meals and activities, parts

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