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Migrant Flood Continues Even Though Country Can’t Cope

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:38:51 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Housing, health services, and infrastructure will continue at bursting point with annual net migration in the August 2017 year reaching 73,500, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Immigration outpaces New Zealanders leaving

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:35:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand annual net migration rose in August, with increasing numbers of foreign immigrants outpacing the number of New Zealanders leaving the country.More >>

Annual Net Migration Remains High

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:56:55 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration was 72,100 in the August 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. This compared with 69,100 in the August 2016 year. Migrant arrivals reached 132,200, a new annual record, and migrant departures were 60,100 in the year ended August 2017.More >>

Kiwis More Positive About Immigration Than Most Countries

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:47:45 +1200 | Ipsos

• New Zealanders are the most likely of 25 surveyed countries to feel that immigrants make the country a more interesting place to live. More >>

Staff Numbers at Labour Inspectorate Need to Trebled

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:48:50 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The latest case of a migrant worker being treated like a slave proves again the ineptitude of Immigration New Zealand and the Labour Inspectorate, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Crown Wins Best Vendor Partnership for Global Mobility

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:43:11 +1200 | Crown Worldwide

Crown World Mobility (NZ) are the proud winners of the ‘Best Vendor Partnership’ title at the acclaimed 2017 Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs) event in Hong Kong. Crown World Mobility (NZ) is part of the Crown Worldwide Group, one ...More >>

Newmarket Rotary Kick-Start Winners Training Immigrants

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:59:56 +1200 | Akina Foundation

Cottonseed , a New Zealand based clothing label that supports immigrant women to resettle and integrate into their new society, is the winner of this year’s Rotary Newmarket $10,000 Kick-Start Award, run in conjunction with the Ākina Foundation.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the politics of fear and neglect

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:00:31 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

In years to come this will be seen as a watershed election for New Zealand. Is the country able to embrace change and elect a government willing to tackle the serious problems we face in health, housing, education and income inequality - or will it ...More >>

National Immigration ‘Cowboys’ Need Reigning in

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 10:22:36 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is not into PC. More >>

Novel explores long journey of a refugee in New Zealand

Tue, 5 Sep 2017 09:28:40 +1200 | Lawrence and Gibson

Brannavan Gnanalingam’s new novel combines his experiences as a Tamil-background Kiwi growing up in the Hutt Valley with reflections on how refugees adapt to a new home.More >>

Immigration Far Worse than Revealed

Mon, 4 Sep 2017 10:34:14 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The massive influx of immigration is far worse than the National government reveals each month, says New Zealand First. More >>

Measuring international migration using travel histories

Fri, 1 Sep 2017 10:03:26 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Estimates of international migration that use a new outcomes-based measure, the ‘12/16-month rule’, are now updated, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Woman admits to providing illegal immigration advice

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:39:51 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland woman of Tongan nationality has pleaded guilty to 14 charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) for illegally providing New Zealand immigration advice.More >>

Racial Discrimination Convention findings on NZ

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:24:02 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Tajikistan and United Arab Emirates More >>

Details of new refugee category announced

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:20:21 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced details of a new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorshipcategory to complement the annual refugee quota. More >>

New immigration policy – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:53:07 +1200 | Essential Skills

Major changes to the current immigration policy have been introduced today and will impact Essential Skills work visas, Skilled Migrant Category resident visas, and the employer accreditation scheme.More >>

National and NZ First no-shows at migrant rights forum

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 11:15:11 +1200 | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Nicola Willis of the National Party and Andy Foster of New Zealand first both snubbed a migrant and refugee rights forum having previously indicated that they would attend. The forum held at 19 Tory St on Saturday the 26th of August featured speakers Iain ...More >>

National Dishes Out the Cash as Auckland Failure Hits Home

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:52:21 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The National government has been forced by the mess they’ve created in Auckland to give all teachers who live there a bonus – but what about other workers?, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Ruapehu And NZ Gain Six New Citizens

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:55:24 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron officiated at the swearing-in of six new NZ citizens in the Taumarunui Council Chamber today. More >>

Music school founder wins national migrant award

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:10:59 +1200 | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Founder and principal of North Auckland’s Albany School of Music, Grace Dong Liu, struck the right note with the judges and was named Migrant of the Year at the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) Immigration Awards on August ...More >>

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