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Time for a breather from xenophobic scapegoating

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:59:10 +1200 | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Time for a breather from xenophobic scapegoating Labour’s call for a ‘breather on immigration’ obscures the real causes of strained infrastructure, says Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign spokesperson Gayaal Iddamalgoda.More >>

Time for a breather on immigration

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:36:35 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Time for a breather on immigration National has no idea how to house the record number of people entering New Zealand, let alone cope with the pressure on health, education, and transport from this record population growth, says Labour’s Immigration spokesperson ...More >>

National Can’t Hide Impact of Mass Immigration

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:00:16 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

National has been saying for years that New Zealanders returning from overseas are responsible for the surge in immigration – that is hogwash, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Think Tank Welcomes Social Investment Approach

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00:46 +1200 | New Zealand Powerhouse Institute

AUCKLAND - The New Zealand Powerhouse Institute, a classical liberal, free market think tank, has welcomed the development of a social investment approach by the National-led Government under Bill English.More >>

AG won't be investigating Peter Thiel's NZ citizenship

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:28:52 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 17 (BusinessDesk) - The Auditor-General won't be conducting an inquiry into the decision to grant citizenship to San Francisco-based billionaire investor Peter Thiel, said deputy controller and auditor-general Greg Schollum in response to a ...More >>

AG - Decision to grant Peter Thiel citizenship

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:12:33 +1200 | Controller and Auditor-General

17 July 2017: On 23 February 2017, the Auditor-General received a request from Denise Roche MP to look into the the decision to grant citizenship to Peter Thiel. This is our response. 17 July 2017More >>

Pro-Immigration Scaremongering Ramps up

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:31:13 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Pro-Immigration Scaremongering Ramps up New Zealand voters should beware – the pro-immigration element is coming out in full force as the election nears. “But the picture of mass immigration is there for all those with their eyes open to see ...More >>

Refugee solidarity action at Aust High Commission

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:24:13 +1200 | Amnesty International

Amnesty International supporters will be standing in solidarity and joining hands outside the Australian High Commission in Wellington and the Consulate-General in Auckland on Wednesday 19 July to support the thousands of men, women and children ...More >>

We’re Challenging You to an Immigration Debate

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:56:57 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters is challenging a pro-immigration researcher to a debate. More >>

Podcast series explores immigration in NZ

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:08:06 +1200 | Massey University

Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley hopes New Zealanders will eventually drop the word ‘immigrant’ and use ‘neighbour’, ‘friend’ or ‘colleague’ instead. More >>

Kiwis Extend Hands of Welcome to Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:41:10 +1200 | 500Now

Auckland 13 July 2017 – Thousands of Kiwis are extending a hand of welcome to refugees and asylum seekers. They’re asking politicians of all parties standing for election this year to commit to taking an additional 500 refugees immediately.More >>

Leadership Needed to Counter Scaremongering on Immigration

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:12:56 +1200 | The Maori Party

11 July 2017 - Carrie Stoddart-Smith, the Māori Party’s candidate for Pakuranga is campaigning to end the harm that scaremongering about immigration is inflicting on our diverse Asian communities. More >>

Immigration Debate Needs to be About How We Treat Migrants

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:54:02 +1200 | Multicultural New Zealand

Immigration debate needs to be about how we treat migrants in New Zealand, not just how many we let in, says Multicultural New Zealand More >>

Peters Keel-Hauls NBR’s Keall Over Northland Article

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 21:06:29 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Peters Keel-Hauls NBR’s Keall Over Northland Article The Leader of New Zealand First and Northland’s Member of Parliament, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, has blasted an NBR hatchet piece. “You could say the work of alleged journalist Chris Keall ...More >>

Migrant worker exploitation needs sharper focus

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 15:47:44 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The astonishing number of employers found guilty of exploiting migrants shows that migrant exploitation is a serious problem in New Zealand, says Labour Workplace Relations and Safety spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway.More >>

Customs wins at Public Sector Excellence Awards 2017

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 12:50:51 +1200 | New Zealand Customs Service

The New Zealand Customs Service is delighted to be named as the winner of the Excellence in Regulatory Systems category of the Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards 2017.More >>

Hon Michael Woodhouse: Speech to RSE Conference

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 10:34:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Good Morning and thank you for that introduction Mike. Thank you to Horticulture NZ for the invitation to come and speak to you. It’s fantastic to be here in Blenheim at this wonderful Convention Centre – what a great facility.More >>

Agent Rubs Kiwi Noses in It with Chinese Purchase Post

Wed, 5 Jul 2017 15:52:51 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Agent Rubs Kiwi Noses in It with Chinese Purchase Post The Auckland real estate agent complaining about a backlash from New Zealanders should not be surprised, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. “Fiona Li, of Harcourts, ...More >>

Innovative RSE scheme 10 years young

Tue, 4 Jul 2017 14:25:24 +1200 | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand is joining with Pacific leaders and horticulture and viticulture industry leaders to celebrate 10 years of the innovative and world-leading Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme. The RSE scheme was established in 2007 and allows ...More >>

$15 million boost for Pacific labour mobility

Tue, 4 Jul 2017 13:25:08 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government has today announced $10 million in new funding to expand Pacific labour mobility, as the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme celebrates ten years of success.More >>


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