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Te Kanava, Tokelau descendants’ plan for NZ

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:31:58 +1300 | Pacific Guardians

Te Kanava ushers in a new era of doing things in foreign lands and a space for exploring doing things in a Tokelauan way as they themselves march to nationhood. It embodies a new approach that meshes modern operations systems with traditional support from ...More >>

Year at the Border report published

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:03:19 +1300 | Immigration NZ

The work of Immigration New Zealand’s Border Operations team is showcased in the latest Year at the Border annual report, which features some fascinating facts and figures as well as a number of case studies.More >>

IAA to build awareness of immigration advisers

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:42:48 +1300 | Immigration Advisers Authority

Registrar of the New Zealand Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA) Catherine Albiston will be in the Pacific Islands next week raising awareness of the importance of only using licensed or exempt immigration advisers when seeking New Zealand immigration ...More >>

Ageing parent care is complex for Chinese migrants

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:36 +1300 | Massey University

Government policy changes in New Zealand and China are creating pressures for only child migrants from China who face difficult decisions juggling new lives with cultural expectations to care for ageing parents. Dr Liangni Sally Liu, a lecturer in Massey ...More >>

Auckland International Cultural Festival

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:43:16 +1300 | Auckland Council

Living in a global village means living in a world rich with culture, tradition, and culinary delights. More >>

Interim Operations Manager for ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

Fri, 6 Jan 2017 17:13:57 +1300 | Changemakers Refugee Forum

Interim Operations Manager for ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Mozhdeh Wafa, current Chair of the board for ChangeMakers Refugee Forum will step down from her position as Chair following the news of Tayyaba Khan leaving the organisation on 7th February ...More >>

E tū: migrants displace New Zealanders in fishing industry

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:36:09 +1300 | E tu

E tū says migrants have displaced local workers in the fishing industry, which should be compelled to hire and train more New Zealanders. More >>

Filipino sentenced in exploitation case

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:48:07 +1300 | New Zealand Immigration

A Filipino national and her company have been sentenced on nine charges relating to the exploitation of five migrant workers at their Japanese sushi restaurants in Auckland.More >>

Man jailed over immigration fraud

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:09:19 +1300 | NZ Immigration Service

A Fijian national working as a chef in New Zealand has been sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment for immigration fraud. More >>

Anti-Semitic Muslim Cleric Paid by Taxpayers

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:12:13 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First has confirmation that controversial Islamic cleric, Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib, received over $13,000 in fees and expenses from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).More >>

Kiwi Workers Missing Out as Migration Sets New Record

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:04:58 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Seven thousand nurses have been given working visas in the past seven years under the National government – while Kiwi-trained nurses can’t get jobs, says New Zealand First.More >>

NZ migration, tourism set new records in November

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:46:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's booming migration and tourism set new records in November, with arrivals continuing to increase and departures steadily lower. More >>

NZ Govt can do more to help people of Aleppo

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 20:55:29 +1300 | Green Party

NZ Govt can do more to help people of Aleppo The New Zealand Government needs to recognise what is happening in Syria right now as a humanitarian crisis and increase its refugee quota to take in more Syrian refugees, the Green Party said today. "What ...More >>

National must act now to stop workplace abuse

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:39:02 +1300 | Green Party

Today’s report on migrant exploitation shows that the Government is not doing enough to protect workers or to weed out dodgy employers, the Green Party said today. More >>

National’s Indifference to Migrant Exploitation a Disgrace

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:58:20 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Migrant worker exploitation is just another disgrace the National Party can add to its expanding list of shame, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters says.More >>

Commissioner ‘Sexing Up’ Propaganda But It Falls Flat

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:55:37 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

NZ Super is affordable and no amount of taxpayer-funded propaganda from Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell will prove otherwise, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Collection for Local Former Refugee Children

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:26:14 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Christmas in New Zealand has many recognised traditions such as festive decorations and gift giving. For some, new to living in New Zealand, these festive observations are unfamiliar. More >>

Worker Exploitation In New Zealand, A Troubling Landscape

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:21:28 +1300 | Human Trafficking Research Coalition

Worker Exploitation In New Zealand A Troubling Landscape Research Report Released A new report, the first of its kind in New Zealand, shows some worrying trends on worker exploitation in New Zealand. After interviewing over 100 (predominantly) migrant ...More >>

Worker exploitation widespread in New Zealand – new study

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:19:39 +1300 | University of Auckland Business School

People in New Zealand are working 80-90 hour weeks for $500, being paid for half the hours they work and paying their own salary to “buy” permanent residency, a new study reveals. The study - the most wide-ranging of its type to date – suggests ...More >>

RMA reforms, urban development & natural hazards key issues

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:03:45 +1300 | NZ Planning Institute

Resource Management Act reforms, urban development and natural hazards will be the top three planning issues affecting New Zealand in 2017, according to the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI).More >>


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