Manukau Courier : March 8th 2011
10 MANUKAU COURIER, MARCH 8, 2011 NEWS Old Papatoetoe is as MAD as a MARCH hare We are giving away 4 weekly prizes of $1000 of New World Vouchers. Total Value $4000 BeintoWIN To enter just spend $20 or more at participating businesse Promotion runs from March 1st -- 31st You'll be MAD if you don't take advantage. (conditions apply) 3542662AA es or LW_25.2.11 NEW TRAIN FARES COME INTO EFFECT SUNDAY 13 MARCH 2011 For more details go to maxx.co.nz Business panel set up Leading business minds from south Auckland are among those named on a top-level panel to advise mayor Len Brown, councillors and local boards. The 32-member panel chaired by councillor Cameron Brewer is set up as a voice for the Auckland business com- munity on council policies, plans, by- laws and strategies. Members include Ullrich Aluminum chairman Gilbert Ullrich, Manukau- based management consultant and Pacific Business Trust chairman Hamish Crooks and Counties Manu- kau Pacific Trust and Highbrook Dev- elopments chairman Sir Noel Robinson. Also on the panel are Manukau Institute of Technology external relations director Dr Stuart Middleton and AUT University Pasifika advance- ment director Pauline Winter who chairs the Omega Trust which helps skilled immigrants into jobs. Other members with south Auck- land links include Auckland airport chief executive Simon Moutter, Howick-based property developer Kit Wong and Auckland Chamber of Com- merce chief executive Michael Barnett who lives in Karaka. The Auckland Council's business advisory panel will meet for the first time on March 24 and hold workshops and informal meetings as required. Island language classes on Free Pacific island languages courses started this week in Manukau. Courses in Samoan, Cook Island Maori, Fijian, Tongan and Niuean are being provided at the Pasifika Edu- cation Centre in Lambie Drive. A few places are still available, pro- gramme manager Selwyn Tupou says. Other classes include Niuean, Cook Island Maori, Samoan at the centre in west Auckland, Fijian at Glen Innes, and Tongan at Mt Roskill. All the language classes are free. Courses in Samoan and Cook Island Maori are accredited by the NZ Qualifications Authority so learners can gain credits in these languages on the National Qualifications Frame- work. Phone 260-4042 for details.
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