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Rein in Population Growth says Outdoor Recreation Group

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:10:52 +1300 | Outdoor Recreation New Zealand

Reports that migration is being tipped to soon push New Zealand’s population to 5 million underlines the urgent need for a population control policy, says an outdoor recreation organisation. Andi Cockroft, co-chairman Council of Outdoor Recreation ...More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:48:54 +1300 | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw Headlines: Labour and the Green Party have launched a joint set of ‘Budget Responsibility Rules’. But despite Labour promising no tax increases, Greens co-leader James Shaw says his party hasn’t settled ...More >>

No Place for Complacency

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:52:41 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Reserve Bank’s OCR releases are masterpieces of misinformation, says New Zealand First Leader and MP For Northland, Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

‘Save Our Kauri’ arrest “Not exceptional”

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:04:08 +1300 | Michael Tavares

Michael Tavares, who occupied a significant kauri tree on private land in Titirangi two years ago has had his New Zealand citizenship denied because of his resulting Trespass conviction.More >>

Increases to retirement age: impact on residence eligibility

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:13:21 +1300 | Lane Neave

The New Zealand Government announced on 6 March 2017 the intention to begin progressively raising the age of superannuation in 20 years’ time (from 1 July 2037) from 65 to 67.  Increased life expectancy, longer lasting health and sustainability of the ...More >>

Pacific Quota registrations open

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:18:56 +1300 | Immigration NZ

Citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji are encouraged to register for this year’s ballot under the Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category, which takes place between 3 and 28 April.More >>

Kiwis Fed up with Reckless Immigration Records

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:57:50 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Months ago Treasury, the Reserve Bank and others warned it was time immigration numbers were pulled back to realistic and sustainable levels but the government ignored them, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston ...More >>

Migrants and tourists still flocking to New Zealand

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:34:13 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Migrants and tourists continued to flock to New Zealand in record numbers in the year to February, although the net inflow may be showing signs of leveling off. More >>

Record net annual migration levels continue

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:40:29 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

In the February 2017 year, 71,300 more migrants arrived in New Zealand than left, Stats NZ said today. This equalled the previous annual record set in January 2017. Migrant arrivals numbered 128,800 in the February 2017 year, a new annual record, ...More >>

New Zealand MPs engage in European talks

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:20:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A cross-party delegation is heading to Europe this week for the 20th Inter-parliamentary Meeting with the European Parliament and talks with Belgian parliamentarians. The delegation will then travel to the United Kingdom, for meetings with parliamentarians.More >>

PM's Press Conference 20/03/17: Water everywhere

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:23:44 +1300 | The Scoop Team

Monday's Post-Cabinet press conference focused on water, with the Prime Minister fielding questions about the possibility pricing water taken for export. More >>

Law Loophole Made It Easy for Internet Pirate

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:20:36 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The deceit of a Filipino internet pirate who failed to own up to his illegal activities reveals more stringent vetting of immigrants is necessary, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Two Dunedin Fringe Events Cancelled

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:50:08 +1300 | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The Dunedin Fringe Festival regrets to advise that two shows have today been cancelled. All performances of the acapella vocal group, Africa Entsha and song and dance phenomenon Stimela: The Gumboot Musical have been cancelled effective immediately. More >>

Immigration delay causes uncertainty regarding two events

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:35:24 +1300 | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The Dunedin Fringe Festival has learned that a delay with immigration processes may prevent two Festival events from going ahead. Acapella vocal group , Africa Entsha and song and dance phenomenon Stimela the Musical are currently programmed at St ...More >>

Kickstarter for Cross-Cultural Co-Creating

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:50:51 +1300 | Companion and Co

Companion & Co. is a creative social enterprise start-up –employing migrants and former refugees in the co-design of scarves and stools. More >>

Double the quota campaign brings back telethon zest

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:27:55 +1300 | Doing Our Bit

The earthquake cordon is down on Tory St, the election year has begun and it is time to dig deep to welcome more refugees to New Zealand. More >>

Cakes and Sewage Just Don't Mix

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:24:06 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 15 MARCH 2017 CAKES AND SEWAGE JUST DON’T MIX More >>

Housing should be the Governments No 1 Priority!

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:13:46 +1300 | NZ Seniors Party

We listen to all our politicians telling us what they are going to do for us in this election year but in reality when voted in the majority do little or nothing. New Zealand is in a crisis, there are simply not enough houses being built to cater for ...More >>

Investigation of Australian Refugee Programmes

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:54:20 +1300 | Auckland Resettled Community Coalition

Auckland Resettled Investigating Australian Refugee Programmes Auckland Resettled Community Coalition General Manager, Abann Kamyay Ajak Yor, has been awarded The New Zealand Winston Churchill Memorial Trust scholarship, investigating resettled ...More >>

Auckland Market is showing signs of having cooled in Feb

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:15:32 +1300 | Harcourts

There are more properties available to buy overall, up nearly 40% on the same time last year. More >>

 

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