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English: Social Investment Analytics Layer launch

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:14:41 +1300 | New Zealand Government

I’m pleased to see such a good turnout for what is, I believe, a significant step towards better services for people, and better government for the country. More >>

New entrepreneur visa

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:35:04 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The government has picked the Edmund Hillary Fellowship to work with Immigration New Zealand on a new visa which it hopes will attract young entrepreneurs to the country.More >>

Edmund Hillary Fellowship Set To Deliver Global Impact Visa

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:30:59 +1300 | Edmund Hillary Fellowship

The Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF) is thrilled to be named the implementation partner to deliver the new Global Impact Visa programme for New Zealand, as announced by Minister of Immigration Hon. Michael Woodhouse this morning.More >>

Hillary Fellowship to help deliver new Global Impact Visa

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:47:31 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will partner with the Edmund Hillary Fellowship to bring innovation-based ventures to New Zealand, announced Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse.More >>

Tasers Deployed at a Peaceful International Student Protest

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:43:45 +1300 | Migrant Workers Association

The international Indian students facing unfair deportations in New Zealand continue their fight for justice as they protest for the second time in 3 weeks. More >>

Working Holiday Scheme with Luxembourg signed

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:00:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today signed a Working Holiday Scheme with Luxembourg during a meeting with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn in Wellington.More >>

Foreign Students just a commodity to National

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:37:33 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Iain Lees-Galloway MP for Palmerston North Immigration Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 26 September 2016 Foreign Students just a commodity to National More >>

Indian Students facing Deportation plan more protests

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:46:26 +1200 | Migrant Workers Association

International Indian students facing deportation from New Zealand continue to fight for justice with a protest planned outside a meeting on Monday evening being attended by National MP Dr Parmjeet Parmar and Minister of Finance Bill English.More >>

Company directors must be held to account for exam failures

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:59:20 +1200 | First Union

The directors of the International Academy of New Zealand (IANZ), an Auckland-based education provider accused of falsifying English language test results, should be held responsible for poor exam results, a migrant workers’ advocate said.More >>

Bartering on Refugees: The Costa Rica Solution

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:55:41 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

“We will also participate in a US-led program to re-settle Central American refugees currently in a resettlement centre in Costa Rica.” Malcolm Turnbull, Australian PM, Sep 21, 2016 More >>

Visitor arrivals increase in August

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:28:41 +1200 | New Zealand Government

For the year ending August 2016 visitor arrivals hit a record 3.36 million, up 11 percent from the August 2015 year. The increase was mainly driven by increases in visitor arrivals from China and Australia.More >>

Key’s Cynical Immigration Rocks on Regardless

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:41:15 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The Key National government have clocked up their 25th month of record immigration as the never-ending tide of mainly low-skilled immigrants continues to swamp the country, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon ...More >>

NZ annual net migration rises in August

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:01:47 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's net migration rose in the year through August, returning to the record set in the June year on immigrants from Australia, the UK and China.More >>

NZ gov must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru & Manus

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:28:54 +1200 | Aotearoa Human Rights Lawyers Association

PRESS RELEASE: NZ government must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island More >>

Voter Education Key For Diverse City

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:23:38 +1200 | Auckland Council

Educating new migrants about voting in local body elections is a priority of Auckland Council’s community engagement and outreach programme. More >>

Joyce Passing Buck Over Foreign Students

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:48:48 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce only has his eyes on the dollars and is not interested in regulating New Zealand’s international student industry, says New Zealand First.More >>

First Business Start Up programme designed for migrants

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:00:24 +1200 | Ecentre

Massey University’s start up incubator ecentre and Aspire2 Group’s Ntec Tertiary Group have joined forces to give new entrepreneurs and migrants the support they need to develop and establish their first business in New Zealand.More >>

Kate Sheppard Memorial Trust Announces Successful Applicant

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:03:31 +1200 | Kate Sheppard Memorial Trust

“Suffrage day, 19 September, is a very significant and exciting time in New Zealand’s history – something we should all celebrate as a country. New Zealand has the unique privilege of being the first country to legislate for women to vote thanks to the ...More >>

More low-skilled students becoming residents

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:49:06 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

New figures showing international students now make up nearly 40 per cent of all principal applicants approved for New Zealand residency and that their skill level has fallen dramatically, are further evidence that National’s immigration system ...More >>

NZ’s First Human Trafficking Convictions

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:23:07 +1200 | Stand Against Slavery

GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES NZ’s FIRST HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONVICTIONS AUCKLAND HIGH COURT Mr Foraz Ali, of Papatoetoe, was today convicted of trafficking 15 Fijian Indians into New Zealand to exploit them for his own gain. Stand Against Slavery (SAS) CEO ...More >>


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