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August News letter 2011

"You can tell the ideals of a nation by it's Advertising." George Orwell

"New Zealand simplifies Visa process for Chinese nationals"

New Zealand will simplify the visa process for Chinese nationals by opening a joint immigration and tourism office in Shanghai following China's demand for easy Visa services.
  The Immigration Minister, Jonathan Coleman, says the move reflects New Zealand's increasing commitment to meet growth in the China market, one of the country's fastest growing tourism markets.


Ramadan comes to a close as Muslims all over celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr.
Muslims all around the world are preparing to mark the end of the holy month, Ramadan, with the festival of Eid-al-Fitr.
Ramadan is the most significant month on the Islamic calendar, which is centerd around the cycles of the moon. This year it started 1 August and lasts for 29-30 days, depending on the sighting of the moon. It commemorates the handing down of the contents of the holy book, the Qur'an, to the Prophet Mohammed about 1400 years ago.
During the festival of Eid al-Fitr, Muslims dress in their finest clothes, adorn their homes with lights and decorations, give treats to children, and enjoy visits with friends and family.

Mr World comes to New Zealand.
Beauty Pageants have long been a femaleís event since the early days so it very rare to find male pageants. Although male pageants were rare they still existed in the earlier days with the focus on body building, however, since the 1990s male pageants have shifted its focus from muscle mass, masculinity and looks to the contestantís talent, intellect, physique and how well the contestant presents himself to the world.
Male pageants are now becoming collectively accepted and have succeeded in getting attention from global audiences everywhere, so hopefully one day male pageants can catch up with well established female pageants such as Miss Universe and Miss World.

More information is available from Mr World 2011.

  • With effect from 1 September, G-Plus Bollywood Tabloid has started publishing.
  • Indian Newslink will publish a Special edition based around the festival of Diwali.
  • Humm Fm joins EMINZ as the newest shareholder.

Contact Insaaf or Brett for advertising. 


Introducing Neil Fraser 
Neil Fraser was recently welcomed as a member of the EMINZ/Niche Media team as Business Development Manager. Neilís responsibility is to manage and grow our Ad Agency relationships and to promote the importance of the Ethnic Communities in New Zealand Neil has ad agency experience and skills, learnt over a number of years in South Africa, The UK and New Zealand.
We at EMINZ are thrilled to have Neil on board!
, not only as a key target audience for advertisers, but as an integral and influential part of New Zealand.


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