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NZ Becomes Soft Touch for So-Called Business Immigrants

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:38:24 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse needs to explain why New Zealand has allowed the country to become a soft touch for so-call business immigrants, given the sharp rise in investor approvals.More >>

WA Super Now Accept KiwiSaver Contributions

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:31:25 +1300 | WA Super

Australian superannuation fund WA Super is thrilled to announce they will accept eligible contributions transferred from KiwiSaver accounts effective as of October 23, 2014.More >>

Avoidable Humanitarian Crisis at Lebanon Border Crossing

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:41:20 +1300 | Franklin Lamb

Chest high metal crowd control barriers manned by armed guards—since late September they have stood outside the Arrivals Hall on the Lebanon side of the Masnaa border crossing with Syria. For Syrian and Palestinian refugees fleeing the continuing violence ...More >>

Ebola: Are U.S. Bioweapons Labs the Solution or the Problem?

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:18:54 +1300 | Institute for Public Accuracy

On Friday, the New York Times published the article "White House to Cut Funding for Risky Biological Study," which states: "Prompted by controversy over dangerous research and recent laboratory accidents, the White House announced Friday that it would temporarily ...More >>

First NZ job fairs in November

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:22:58 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government has announced that a series of job fairs will be held in capital cities across Australia to encourage more Kiwis to return home and Australians to settle here to help fill emerging skills gaps and support thriving New Zealand-based businesses.More >>

Court of Appeal: Dotcom v 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:41:48 +1300 | NZ Court of Appeal

A The appeal is dismissed. B The 20 August 2014 order of the High Court dealing with confidentiality and the 29 August 2014 order of this Court dealing with confidentiality are set aside. C The confidentiality orders set out in [45] are substituted. D The ...More >>

NZ net migration rises to annual record in September

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:57:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

NZ net migration rises to annual record in September on increased numbers from India, Australia More >>

Court Judicial Decision: Dotcom v The USA: 17 October 2014

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:06:22 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

The United States of America is seeking the extradition of Messrs Dotcom, Batato, Ortmann and Van Der Kolk. The matter has been before the Courts on numerous occasions, and no further recitation of the facts is needed.More >>

Nomination for Board Members Now Open

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:48:11 +1300 | Changemakers Refugee Forum

CRF’s objective is to create opportunities for people from refugee backgrounds to lead fulfilling lives and contribute to every area of New Zealand society. It is an organisation that undertakes advocacy work using the strengths-based approach, ...More >>

Q & A 12/10/14: John Key, Foreign Fighters, Maggie Barry

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:09:04 +1300 | Television New Zealand

Q & A This Week SUNDAY 12TH OCTOBER AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE We look at what role New Zealand might play in the US-led effort against Islamic State. Deputy Political Editor Michael Parkin interviews Prime Minister John Key about this critical decision, ...More >>

INZ claim that listeners of Indian radio Station not NZers

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:37:05 +1300 | McClymont and Associates Barristers and Solicitors

Immigration New Zealand staff have made the astonishing claim that New Zealanders are unlikely to listen to Indian Radio Stations; a claim which is likely to be very suprising to the more than 155,000 New Zealanders of Indian descent living in this ...More >>

Measures to Protect Against Ebola

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:09:42 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on Prime Minister John Key to reassure New Zealanders that all is being done to ensure there is no risk of Ebola being carried into the country.More >>

Film Screening: Mary Meets Mohammad

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:42:19 +1300 | Auckland Refugee Council

Tasmania’s first asylum seeker detention centre opens and local knitting club member and staunch Christian woman Mary is not welcoming of the 400 male asylum seekers from Afghanistan. Mary unexpectedly finds herself in regular contact with Mohammad, ...More >>

Key’s Post-Election Cabinet, Housing, GCSB, Social Housing

Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:13:28 +1300 | Elizabeth Beattie

Prime Minister John Key today met with the press to discuss the new line up of his post-election cabinet saying his intentions were to “promote and introduce new talent”.More >>

NZers urged to stand with Muslim Kiwis in peace

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 17:31:52 +1300 | Human Rights Commission

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is urging New Zealanders to stand alongside Muslim Kiwis in peace and compassion. More >>

Descendants of war refugees celebrate 75th anniversary

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:07:26 +1300 | NZ Chinese Association Auckland Inc.

TO GROW ROOTS WHERE THEY LAND "Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Chinese War Refugees in NZ" 1 October 2014 Media release More >>

ANZ to host second Asian Migrant Expo

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:05:02 +1300 | ANZ Bank

A range of organisations and services to help Asian migrants settle in New Zealand will be together under one roof during the second ANZ Asian Migrant Expo on 11 October. More >>

Ebola unlikely in New Zealand, but we’re ready

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:36:19 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew says New Zealand is well placed to detect and respond to Ebola if it were to reach the country. More >>

New recruits to boost border protection

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:27:52 +1300 | New Zealand Customs Service

Twenty six new recruits began an intensive nine-week training course in Auckland today that will see them graduate as Customs officers in time for the busy summer season.More >>

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:07:48 +1300 | Elizabeth Beattie

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement By Elizabeth Beattie 29 September 2014More >>

 

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