• The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee's 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence in New Delhi to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya Janata Party leader who has been keeping poor health
  • Australia became the first team to clinch five cricket World Cup titles, defeating traditional rivals New Zealand by seven wickets in the final of the 11th quadrennial tournament at the majestic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Why do they have only partial rights to government benefits when they arrive as immigrants? Even as they go through the gradual process of naturalisation, they are only referred to as ethnic communities and not part of the mainstream population.
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The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee's 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence in New Delhi to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya Janata Party leader who has been keeping poor health
Australia became the first team to clinch five cricket World Cup titles, defeating traditional rivals New Zealand by seven wickets in the final of the 11th quadrennial tournament at the majestic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Why do they have only partial rights to government benefits when they arrive as immigrants? Even as they go through the gradual process of naturalisation, they are only referred to as ethnic communities and not part of the mainstream population.
ACC levies, paid by employers and self-employed people, will fall to 90 cents per $100 of liable earnings, down from 95 cents. This reduces costs for hard-working small businesses around the country.
It’s a new generation coming through, it’s setting a young person’s agenda for our cities and country, and it gives me hope for the future of Auckland and New Zealand.
If I as a candidate can get that much attention and commitment in three weeks imagine what I and Northland could do in the next 133 weeks.
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