Indian Weekender

The Indian Weekender is New Zealand’s first weekend publication that is targeted at the 120,000-strong ethnic Indian readership in the country. However, the online edition is increasingly being accessed by readers in Fiji, Australia, India, the US, the UK, Canada, Singapore and Malaysia besides other countries. IW is published by Kiwi Media Publishing Ltd, a media savvy enterprise promoted by well established Kiwi businesspeople. With special correspondents in India and Fiji and wide ranging niche content arrangements, IW brings the latest in news of interest to the Indian diaspora, fresh perspectives through its analytical columns, weekend leisure reading for the entire family, with generous portions of the two topics that bind Indians together no matter where they live – Bollywood and cricket.

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Bhav Dhillon
The man who has helped shape the success story of Indian Weekender with his business acumen, network and passion. Bhav is an industrialist with interests in the infrastructure industry and has been hailed by various Government organizations, as a successful Kiwi businessman who has brought repute to the Indian community.

Chief technology officer

Rohan deSouza
Rohan is the Chief Technology Officer for Indian Weekender. He has worked with some of the world's biggest corporates in roles spanning through the entire product development lifecycle including concept, design, development, project management, UX design and strategy. He has been instrumental in spearheading the strategy, design and development for some of NZ's biggest media and real estate websites. He is the sole developer of the Indian Weekender website and is also co-founder of Moa Creative, NZ's premier mobile development company and App La Carte a mobile app solution.

The community

Last but definitely not least, You, we thank you for your support of Indian Weekender and welcome your participation in Indian Weekender as a contributor for stories, events, articles, recipes or just about anything, we're open to any ideas you may have. Please send all contributions through to our Editor. All tips and suggesstions for website improvement are very welcome.