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Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s Good Friday crucifixion

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:53:17 +1200 | Hugh Steadman

Appropriately, Good Friday was chosen by the National government to hammer another nail into Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s crucifix. Carolyn is a Canadian citizen now living in Germany. She has been exiled from her husband, Harmon, and their home in Lincoln, ...More >>

Grannie Herald Should Drop Its Dull-Witted Defence

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:33:39 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The NZ Herald should drop its dull-witted behaviour in seeking to defend its immigration headlines from yesterday whilst arrogantly posing as experts who understand complex immigration statistics.More >>

Something badly wrong at Immigration New Zealand

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:34:15 +1200 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Sensible Sentencing Trust has learned that Afghani sex offender Sultan Ali Abdul Ali Akbari has, since his release on parole at the end of February, been convicted and sentenced to community detention for harassing women at shopping malls. That ...More >>

Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:30:45 +1200 | Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy says NZ First leader Winston Peters needs to focus on what is relevant. More >>

Winston Peters is an old-fashioned racist

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:08:26 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has responded to Winston Peters’ decision to bring journalists’ race into the immigration debate: More >>

NZ Herald ‘Alternative Facts’ Misleading Over Immigration

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:54:43 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand Herald propaganda written by two Asian immigrant reporters stating the top five source nations for work visas are not Asian is completely wrong and based on flawed analysis, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston ...More >>

Auckland housing now the most unaffordable since 2004

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:40:29 +1200 | interest.co.nz

Auckland housing now the most unaffordable it has been since interest.co.nz 's Home Loan Affordability reports began in 2004, with first home buyers increasingly priced out of the market More >>

UnitedFuture joins calls for greater refugee support

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:32:30 +1200 | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne, today accepted over 800 postcards calling for additional support for refugees in New Zealand at an event co-ordinated by LUSH Cosmetics and Action Station New Zealand.More >>

NZ annual net migration shows no sign of cooling

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:26:12 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand annual net migration hit a fresh record in the year to March as migrants continue to flock to the country. More >>

National Favouring Migrants Ahead of Young Kiwis

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:10:51 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The National government is giving up and turning their backs on thousands of young Kiwis who are desperate to get a job and future in their own country in favour of migrants, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon ...More >>

Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:28:22 +1200 | ActionStation

Minister Peter Dunne today accepted over 800 postcards calling for convention refugees to have the same entitlements as quota refugees at a LUSH store in Wellington. More >>

Immigration tinkering is hopeless – focus on building

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:21:43 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

New immigration figures show that politicians should focus on actually getting houses and infrastructure built, instead of making farcical immigration promises, says ACT Leader David Seymour.More >>

Time for a fresh approach on immigration

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:30:57 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Latest figures showing another record year for immigration underlines the need for an urgent rethink on how this country can continue to absorb so many people, says Labour Leader Andrew Little.More >>

Migrant arrivals at new record of 129,500 a year

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:54:10 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Migrant arrivals numbered 129,500 in the March 2017 year, a new annual record, Stats NZ said today. Migrant departures were 57,600 in the 12 months to March 2017. This led to a record annual net gain in migration of 71,900, which surpasses the previous ...More >>

Businesses back immigration reductions as economy steadies

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:07:37 +1200 | MYOB

More New Zealand business owners back cuts to immigration levels over those that want to keep current settings according to the latest research by leading accounting software provider MYOB.More >>

Woodhouse Buying Time in Akbari Case Not Good Enough

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:49:12 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour welcomes Michael Woodhouse’s suspending Immigration New Zealand’s discretion to protect those with residence visas who commit criminal offences from deportation.More >>

Suspension of decision making authority: Immigration

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:43:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Suspension of decision making authority Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making authority for cases involving residence class visa holders convicted of a criminal offence. “Currently, ...More >>

PM's Press Conference: Rearranging The Cabinet Chairs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:10:43 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister today announced a new cabinet, replacing departing Education Minister Hekia Parata and Foreign Minister Murray McCully, as well as some other changes. The new ministers will be sworn in next Tuesday. The first meeting will be on May ...More >>

Time for a calming cup of tea, Mr Little - Dunne

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:00:43 +1200 | United Future NZ Party

UnitedFuture leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Leader of the Opposition’s pledge tens of thousands of migrants coming to New Zealand is xenophobic and divisive . More >>

Anti-immigration arguments keep getting more farcical

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:24:35 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

“By attempting to get tough on immigration, National has sparked a populist bidding war in which facts are completely ignored,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

 

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