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Red Cross to Support Refugee Resettlement in Dunedin

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:41:43 +1300 | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross welcomes the Government’s announcement of Dunedin as the new refugee resettlement location. More >>

New visa to grow more value from international students

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:59:16 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse have announced a new student visa designed to make New Zealand more competitive for retaining and attracting top international students.More >>

Dunedin chosen as new refugee settlement location

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:06:29 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Dunedin has been selected as a new refugee settlement location following a whole of Government assessment. More >>

Commemoration planning begins!

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:50:59 +1300 | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

In four years’ time the Bay of Island will celebrate and commemorate the arrival 246 years ago of two exceptional navigators, Tupaia from Tahiti and James Cook from England on the HM Bark Endeavour and planning is well underway!More >>

New and returned Kiwis flock to Auckland

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:46:26 +1300 | Kea New Zealand

New and returned Kiwis flock to Auckland Auckland is the main landing point for new and returning New Zealanders but many would prefer to live elsewhere in the country, a new survey reveals. The 2015 Kea/Colmar Brunton Every Kiwi Counts survey included ...More >>

Abuse of Restaurant Workers Tip of Iceberg

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:33:44 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Exploitation of migrant workers at a restaurant near Nelson is the tip of the iceberg, says New Zealand First. More >>

Kiwi expats prouder of New Zealand

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:35:29 +1300 | Kea New Zealand

Kiwi expats prouder of New Zealand Kiwis living overseas are prouder and more positive about New Zealand than those living here, according to a ‘global census’ by Kea and Colmar Brunton. The 2015 Kea/Colmar Brunton Every Kiwi Counts survey featured ...More >>

Werewolf Issue 28: Getting Hot In Here

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:52:08 +1300 | Werewolf

Hi and welcome to the 58th edition of Werewolf . For the second time recently, the world is treating what happens in Paris as a barometer of just screwed the planet really is right now. This month, our cover story examines the need for urgency on ...More >>

Education a key to Pahiatua Polish children’s lives

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:41:33 +1300 | University of Auckland

When Lynette Kingsbury researched the history of Pahiatua’s Polish children for her MA thesis she discovered the power of education had protected and enhanced their culture and identity at the Pahiatua Polish Children’s Camp. Lynette, a former ...More >>

Oz Kiwi Sydney public meeting

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:50:05 +1300 | Oz Kiwi

On Wednesday, 25th November, Oz Kiwi will host an a meeting in Sydney with Andrew Little (NZ Opposition Leader, Labour) and Phil Goff (NZ Shadow Defence Minister, former Labour leader, and former Foreign Affairs Minister and Trade Minister) on ...More >>

Oz Kiwi takes concerns to Federal Parliament

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:48:25 +1300 | Oz Kiwi

The not for profit group Oz Kiwi, advocating for New Zealanders living in Australia, will go to Canberra on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th November to meet with Federal politicians and connect with two visiting New Zealand politicians. Labour leader ...More >>

Record Levels of Debt-Ridden Foreign Students

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:53:00 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand is facing a catastrophe from highly indebted students entering the country on student visas, warns New Zealand First. More >>

PM Post Cabinet Press Conference: Immigration and Housing

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:53:31 +1300 | Robert Kelly

Prime Minister John Key began by talking about his recent attendance at the APEC and ASEAN summits. He segued neatly from the opportunities available in Vietnam to outlining his upcoming itinerary which includes Malta, Paris and Berlin.More >>

If the UN can challenge Australia, why can’t John Key?

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:11:50 +1300 | Green Party

The head of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, has met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to raise concerns about Australia’s offshore detention centres, and this should make John Key question his ongoing support for how Kiwis are being ...More >>

In a world full of hate, I see doves

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:57:06 +1300 | Changemakers Refugee Forum

In a world full of hate, I see doves Tayyaba Khan Beirut, Paris, Nigeria, and the never ending war on humanity in Syria. As time passes it seems the list of atrocities continue to expand, and so does the production of analysis of how complex the situation ...More >>

Closing the Door: US Politics and the Refugee Debate

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:51:01 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

“If I err, it will be on the side of not having another Paris, France.” Tennessee State Rep. Glen Casada, Nov 19, 2015 More >>

RSE employers praise seasonal worker scheme

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:01:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says two recent reports show the huge benefits of the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme to employers, workers and the Pacific region.More >>

Ties strengthened with Vietnam universities

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:14:28 +1300 | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has further strengthened international links by signing two MOUs with partners in Vietnam this week. More >>

Indian student explotation poses risk to NZ's reputation

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:37:18 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Immigration officials are warning New Zealand's reputation as a destination for international students is at risk because of widespread evidence that Indian students are taking on debts for study here that lead to their exploitation ...More >>

Local communities celebrate 10 years of Mixit

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:07:52 +1300 | Mixit

Mixit presents MiXit TEN A celebration of 10 years refugee and migrant creative community work An inspirational mini-festival MiXit TEN celebrates the tenth anniversary of Mixit though photography, film, performance and a world picnic from 8th-16th January ...More >>


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