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Online Petition Receives 170,000+ Signatures

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:20:07 +1300 | Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organisation

Our online petition advocates freedom of movement for citizens between the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. More >>

Multicultural NZ and Newcomers Network join forces

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:29:19 +1300 | New Zealand Newcomers Network

Multicultural NZ (Federation of Multicultural Councils Inc.) and the New Zealand Newcomers Network are to join forces, creating New Zealand’s largest and most far reaching national body concerned with the social and cultural welfare of migrants ...More >>

Government Allowing Nz to Be Taken for ‘Gullible Fools’

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:15:52 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The government’s parent migrant sponsorship scheme is a complete farce that has been costing New Zealand taxpayers millions of dollars a year, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Ron Mark.More >>

Skilled migrant wages plummeting under National

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:51:58 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Wages have plummeted for people with skilled migrant visas working in low-skilled occupations, driving down wages for workers in a number of industries, says Labour’s Immigration Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway.More >>

Crowd-funding campaign to complete documentary

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:53:08 +1300 | Team Tibet film

Crowd-funding campaign gains momentum to complete the documentary ‘TEAM TIBET – Home away from Home’ More >>

Flood of Immigrants a Direct Cause of GP Shortage

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:47:39 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Kiwis are struggling to find a GP because of the government’s excessive immigration and gross under-funding of the health sector, says New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart.More >>

Slash immigration to curb house prices

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:33:21 +1300 | Democrats for Social Credit

The Democrats for Social Credit Party’s Mt Roskill by-election candidate Andrew Leitch has waded into a debate that the other candidates have steered clear of. He’s calling for the government to slash immigration by at least half for the next 5 years.More >>

Immigrants a Positive Influence in New Zealand

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:35:41 +1300 | People's Party

Immigrants are viewed as having a positive influence in New Zealand according to the latest poll commissioned by the NZ People’s Party. Aucklanders were surveyed across multiple age groups and ethnicities about their attitudes towards immigrants. ...More >>

Rational, Not Reactionary, Immigration Policies Needed

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:50:39 +1300 | United Future NZ Party

The need for additional construction workers post-Kaikoura and yesterday's release of the Treasury's Long Term Fiscal Update underscores the need for United Future's rational approach to immigration policy.More >>

Stop Knocking New Zealanders, Employ Kiwis Not Cheap Labour

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:41:55 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand workers must be employed to rebuild earthquake damaged roads and buildings, not cheap migrant labour, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Increase in seasonal workers welcomed

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:08:20 +1300 | Horticulture NZ

An increase of 1,000 seasonal workers announced by Government today brings some welcome relief to the growing horticulture industry, says Horticulture New Zealand Chief Executive Mike Chapman.More >>

Increase in seasonal workers for RSE

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:13:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced an increase in the number of seasonal workers who can come to New Zealand to work in the horticulture and viticulture industry under the Recognised ...More >>

Migration hits another record high in October

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:57:58 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual net gain of migrants hit another record high in October, rising to 70,300, surpassing the previous peak of 70,000 set in September, Statistics NZ says. More >>

National’s Immigration Madness Continues

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:14:57 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand’s reckless immigration policy continues to run amok with yet another record being set, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Record annual net gain of 70,300 migrants

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:30:36 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s unadjusted annual net gain (more arrivals than departures) of migrants was a record 70,300 in the October 2016 year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This surpasses the previous annual record of 70,000 in the September 2016 year.More >>

Trump’s Card on Illegal Immigrants - Binoy Kampmark

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:43:23 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

Throughout the campaign for the White House, Donald Trump sensationalised one of the great sores of US political and social life: the issue of immigrants, notably the undocumented, and what his presidency would do to them.More >>

Dodgy figures don’t hide foreign buyer problem

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:23:27 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

National needs to stop fiddling with the statistics and give an honest account of the number of New Zealand homes being bought by foreign speculators, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Leonard Cohen

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:27:45 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

If Bob Dylan owned the 1960s, Leonard Cohen was an inescapable presence during the early 1970s period, pre-disco and pre-punk. There were a lot of 3am moments during that era when, after the lovebirds and the lightweights had gone home, someone – ...More >>

UNESCO honours early New Zealand heritage documents

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 14:21:36 +1300 | UNESCO Memory of the World Programme

The papers of Auckland’s founding father Sir John Logan Campbell, the Katherine Mansfield Literary and Personal papers, the Waipu Scottish Migration Collection and Lancelot Eric Richdale’s Papers on research of New Zealand seabirds in the early ...More >>

Labour’s job training scheme doomed to fail

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 13:15:19 +1300 | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

The Labour Party’s latest proposal to place a tax on employers to make sure businesses are doing more job training rather than hiring migrants is doomed to fail, comments June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) ...More >>

 

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