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1200 Performers. Two Free Concerts.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:27:33 +1200 | Christchurch Civic Music Council

Christchurch Civic Music Council Inc. (CCMC) is proud to present two concerts at the Horncastle (formerly CBS) Arena; “ Celebrating Our Musical Diversity” , with the support of the Christchurch Migrant Centre, and “ Strum, Strike, and Blow” ...More >>

Protestors March, Call for an End to Domestic Violence

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:09:16 +1200 | Elizabeth Beattie

Hundreds of protesters marched down Lambton Quay to Parliament today calling for an end to domestic violence. Wearing white facemasks, waving banners and calling for “safety” for the women and children of New Zealand.More >>

John Key must release Warner Bros documents

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:02:02 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

John Key must release all minutes, notes, briefings and emails relating to his meetings with Warner Bros in New Zealand and in the United States, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.More >>

Australian jobs fairs to recruit skilled Kiwis for NZ

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:15:15 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

A re-elected National Government will set up job fairs for New Zealand employers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to recruit skilled Kiwis to contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth.More >>

Paramedics in NZ jump at opportunity of London career

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:43:49 +1200 | London Ambulance Service

Paramedics hoping for a chance to work for the world’s busiest ambulance service - will be interviewed and assessed by a team from London Ambulance Service this week (12-13 September) in New Zealand.More >>

ACT is and always has been the pro-immigration party

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:08:50 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT continues to be a pro-immigration party honouring our heritage as a nation of immigrants and the contribution that they make to our society. More >>

Reserve Bank says migration impact on housing 'muted' so far

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:19:10 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The Reserve Bank is keenly watching the impact New Zealand's decade-high net migration inflow is having on the housing market, which it says hasn't pushed up property prices as aggressively as in the past.More >>

POEA suspends recruitment agency, New Zealand employer

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:32:14 +1200 | Philippine Overseas Employment Administration

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has ordered the preventive suspension of Sacred Heart International Services, Inc. and its foreign principal and direct employer in New Zealand.More >>

MIA Latin Festival 2014

Mon, 8 Sep 2014 13:16:50 +1200 | MIA - Mujeres in Aotearoa

- Live Music and traditional dance performances - Traditional Food Stalls - Craft Stalls - Dancing! - Raffles - Face Painting More >>

Number of Syrian Refugees Tops 3 Million as Insecurity Grows

Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:07:21 +1200 | UN News

The parents and children of this Syrian family sleep on the streets of Istanbul in Turkey. They are among the 3 million refugees from Syria, many of whom live in desperate conditions. Photo: UNHCR/S. Baldwin More >>

Cricket World Cup visa period announced

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:34:32 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced a 10-week window will apply to the Trans-Tasman visa agreement for the 2015 Cricket World Cup. More >>

Independent Epsom Candidates 'One Strike' Crime Policy

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:00:02 +1200 | Adam Holland

Best wishes to all of those who live in Epsom, Mount Eden, New Market, Remuera and of course the rest of New Zealand. More >>

Red Cross launches employment service for former refugees

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:50:03 +1200 | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is encouraging employers to give refugees a fresh startwith the launch of Pathways to Employment, a nationwide work assistance service. More >>

Ethnic communities thriving under National

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:49:56 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Ethnic communities are thriving under National’s leadership and Ethnic Affairs Spokeswoman, Judith Collins, says the Party’s election policy will build on National’s fantastic track-record. More >>

Funding boost for Asian languages an important step

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:25:47 +1200 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The newly announced government fund, worth $10 million over five years, will enable schools to establish new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language programmes, or to expand existing ones. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:48:25 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on Winston Peters’ latest bout of immigrant bashing, and Bob Dylan in the basement (again) More >>

Workshops ensuring ethnic communities are 'election ready'

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:53:41 +1200 | Auckland Regional Migrant Services

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Trust (ARMS) is ensuring that local ethnic communities are ‘election-ready’ and will have their voices heard by the key political parties prior to the upcoming General Election. More >>

Iraq: UN Rights Experts Urge Action to Avoid Mass Atrocity

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:54:08 +1200 | UN News

Iraqi refugee children who fled from Tal Afar and found shelter in schools, mosques and unfinished buildings in the area of Sinjar, in Ninawa governorate. Photo: Iraqi Red Crescent/UNOCHA More >>

Over 20,000 people risked their lives during sea crossings

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:46:31 +1200 | UN News

Over 20,000 people risked their lives in Indian Ocean sea crossings this year – UN report More >>

Review: Law Failing to Stop Exploitation And Trafficking

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:56:11 +1200 | Justice Acts NZ

A review of New Zealand’s laws relating to human trafficking, slavery and labour exploitation shows there are serious gaps in our laws that have made it difficult for New Zealand agencies to prosecute those who exploit workers in NZ Justice Acts ...More >>


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