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Annual Conference of the Islamic Women's Council of NZ

Tue, 3 May 2016 10:38:23 +1200 | Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand

Stepping up and stepping out was the theme of this year’s Islamic Women’s Council annual conference. The Hamilton conference, which was attended by 200 women from around the country, included a youth programme, along with competitions for written ...More >>

Know your media

Mon, 2 May 2016 14:51:16 +1200 | Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commisioner Dame Susan Devoy Ethnic, Migrant and Refugees Community Engagement Summit 30 April 2016 More >>

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Mon, 2 May 2016 09:37:10 +1200 | The Nation

Says the attack on Mosul planned for this year will determine if we are “winning” against Islamic State: “That’s going to be a test of whether the Iraqi Army has really transformed under the training that is being provided.”More >>

Record Immigration is Fuelling Housing Market

Mon, 2 May 2016 09:32:58 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Commentators are tripping over themselves to explain the causes of the Auckland housing crisis – but they are avoiding the patently obvious, says New Zealand First. More >>

OIO must explain Argentine pollution prosecutions

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:03:23 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

David Cunliffe MP for New Lynn Land Information Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 29 April 2016 OIO must explain Argentine pollution prosecutions The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has questions to answer about how it safeguarded our sensitive land by allowing ...More >>

New visa to attract entrepreneurs to NZ

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:01:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New visa to attract entrepreneurs to NZ Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes a new Global Impact Visa (GIVs) designed to bring innovative, global entrepreneurs to New Zealand. “Last year the Government committed to considering a new Global ...More >>

Manus detention facility declared illegal

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:47:53 +1200 | Amnesty International

With the Manus detention facility declared illegal, the Australian government must now do the right thing More >>

Common Tourist Visas with Australia Unlikely

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:34:09 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 27 APRIL 2016 Common Tourist Visas with Australia Unlikely A common tourist visa with Australia is almost as likely as Australia ignoring our weak record on migration ...More >>

PM No.1 in Selling Off Our Houses And Land

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:01:36 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Prime Minister John Key is the country’s number one salesman, not of exports, but of our land and property, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Government in Business of Sugar-Coating

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:02:50 +1200 | New Zealand First Party


Bus passes gifted to new Syrian arrivals

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:32:08 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

In an effort to help Syrian refugees settle in Dunedin, the Otago Regional Council (ORC) has provided them with Go Cards, allowing the city's newest arrivals the chance to get around by bus.More >>

NZ posts new annual migration record in March year

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:23:02 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand set a new annual migration record for a 20th month in March, as more people moved across the Tasman from Australia. More >>

Gordon Campbell on having an extradition treaty with China

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:45:02 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Reportedly, an extradition treaty with China is now on the table , although – thankfully - Prime Minister John Key has also indicated that a lot of detailed work would be required before any such arrangement took final shape, much less came into ...More >>

Wanted by China: So How Did They Get into NZ?

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:56:23 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Serious questions need to be asked how up to 60 Chinese wanted by China came to be living in New Zealand, says New Zealand First Leader and MP for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Flood of Migrants Makes It Tough for Kiwi Job Seekers

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:09:22 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A quarter of a million people are coming in on temporary work and student visas each year and want a job – it’s tough luck for New Zealanders, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

New measures to make travel to NZ easier

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:25:31 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse welcomes a package of measures designed to make it easier for Chinese travellers to visit New Zealand. More >>

NZ’s film reputation at risk after visa decision

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:19:10 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government should reconsider reputational risk after denying a visa to internationally acclaimed film-maker Rokhasareh Ghaemmaghami, says Labour’s Arts Culture and Heritage Spokesperson Jacinda Ardern.More >>

Gordon Campbell on banning a leading Iranian film-maker

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:33:52 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

For the past fortnight, New Zealand has been obsessing on the reputational risk to this country of being seen as a tax haven – despite the fact that (with the notable exception of the Australian Financial Review ) few sources offshore have ...More >>

Concern at Iranian film director’s visa rejection

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:36:04 +1200 | Amnesty International

As proud sponsors of the documentary ‘Sonita’ at this year's Documentary Edge Film Festival, Amnesty International is concerned to hear the news that the film’s Iranian director, Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, has been denied a visa to visit New Zealand ...More >>

Open Letter to Immigration Minister Hon Michael Woodhouse

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:07:13 +1200 | Documentary New Zealand Trust

Following NZ Immigration's recent decision to decline the Visa for Iranian film maker Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, The Documentary Edge International Festival has this morning issued a letter to Hon Michael Woodhouse, Minister of Immigration to reconsider ...More >>


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