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Students tell tertiary sector to respond to industry trends

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:09:53 +1200 | Victoria University Students Association

On Saturday 23 July, Jacinta Gulasekharam, Academic Vice President from Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) outlined why students desire an equitable approach to education at Voices from Tertiary Education, a two-day symposium ...More >>

Continuing to strengthen New Zealand borders

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:48:14 +1200 | Immigration NZ

All travellers flying to, from or through New Zealand will now be checked against INTERPOL’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database in a move that will make the border even safer.More >>

Be Italian for a day!

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:50:47 +1200 | Dante Alighieri Italian Society of Auckland

Festival Italiano 25 September 2016, 11am – 4pm Osborne Street, Kent Street and Rialto Centre, Newmarket, Auckland – Free entry More >>

New Zealand First 23rd birthday celebration

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:32:33 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

We are sure our political opponents would like to have seen us buried long ago. More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Eva Orner

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:24:16 +1200 | The Nation

But as the number of asylum seekers arriving by boat grew in the 1990, successive governments fought back with harsher and harsher laws. More >>

Record Immigration Adds Fuel to Fire

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:32:46 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Immigration continues to break records, adding more fuel to the fire as the government fails to deal with the housing crisis, says New Zealand First. More >>

NZ migration, tourism boom continues in June

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:55:55 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's booming migration extended its run of posting new records in June, though economists say it may have peaked, while tourism numbers also continued their strong growth. More >>

Latest Move by the Reserve Bank of Little Effect

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:04:51 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The latest moves by the Reserve Bank requiring property investors to stump up with at least a 40 per cent deposit will have little effect in reining in the rampant house property market, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston ...More >>

Banning and Banishing: The Nonsense About Muslims

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:59:43 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

He was the kingpin of the whole affair by suggesting it. In December 2015, the US Republican presumptive nominee for President, Donald Trump, came up with that daft suggestion which seems so utterly devoid of informed meaning. Ban Muslims from entering ...More >>

Unlicensed immigration adviser sentenced to home detention

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:30:05 +1200 | Immigration Advisers Authority

A Porirua man was sentenced to ten months’ home detention at the Porirua District Court on 13 July 2016. The sentencing came after the man pleaded guilty in April to ten charges laid against him by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA).More >>

Goff Targets Migrants To Solve Housing Crisis

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:04:19 +1200 | Mark Thomas

Phil Goff’s targeting of migrants to deal with the Auckland housing crisis unfairly goes after people who aren’t to blame, says Auckland mayoral candidate Mark Thomas. More >>

The Kiwi factor in record net migration

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:14:38 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Kiwis are a big determinant of total net migration, but are not contributing net gains to the current record gain in migration. This article looks at how New Zealand citizens have contributed to net migration over the last 30 years, using published ...More >>

From Iran to Hastings

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:35:05 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Hastings is quite a small place, so being one of just a dozen or so of people from Iran living here certainly generates interest. More >>

Why the new British Conservative PM is talking inequality

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:12:05 +1200 | Max Rashbrooke

Theresa May will soon be Britain’s second female prime minister, the first having been, of course, Margaret Thatcher. But if promises mean anything, May’s rule will strike a very different note to that of the Iron Lady.More >>

NZ Agents Should Be Handling Indian Student Applications

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 11:26:05 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealanders licensed as agents should be handling Indian applications to study in New Zealand, not 1200 unlicensed agents in India, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters says.More >>

Speech: Near naked Emperor cloaked in PC secrecy

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 10:57:09 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Speech by New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters The Manawatu Club Church and Linton Streets Palmerston North 6.30pm, Thursday, 7th July, 2016 “Near naked Emperor cloaked in PC secrecy” Recent political events internationally ...More >>

News Flash on Immigration

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 10:30:57 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 8 JULY 2016 News Flash on Immigration So it is official. “Mass immigration is the cause of the housing crisis.” Now watch the Reserve Bank being accused of being ...More >>

Housing Plan Missing Vital Element – Immigration Restraint

Thu, 7 Jul 2016 17:03:19 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The government cannot claim to have a comprehensive housing plan if it does not include massively curbing immigration demand for housing in Auckland, and elsewhere, says New Zealand First.More >>

International students need support to integrate into NZ

Wed, 6 Jul 2016 13:36:42 +1200 | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

There needs to be an organised integration plan to induct and follow up on all international students coming to New Zealand, says June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) .More >>

Suspend Immigration: The common sense answer

Wed, 6 Jul 2016 12:02:38 +1200 | NZ Seniors Party

Over the past few weeks we have heard a great deal about the housing crises in Auckland and as a result people are being forced to live in cars and vans unable to find affordable accommodation.More >>

 

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