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Disgraced hotel operator still hasn’t learned

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:05:21 +1200 | Union Network of Migrants

A publicly disgraced Auckland hotel is still not paying their workers the minimum wage, according to the Union Network of Migrants (UNEMIG). More >>

Coleman must come clean about FBI briefing

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:06:15 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Former Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman must come clean about when he was told the FBI was investigating Kim Dotcom, Labour’s Associate Security and Intelligence spokesperson Grant Robertson says.More >>

Immigration And Kim Dotcom

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:15:04 +1200 | Mana Party

“I just got a call from National Business Review reporter, asking whether there was any contradiction between my thoughts on immigration in 2009 and now, particularly given MANA’s newly minted relationship with Kim Dotcom” said MANA leader and ...More >>

Migrant Workers - In response to Press article

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:24:41 +1200 | Tenants Protection Association ChCh Inc

Tenants Protection Association (TPA) has been concerned about the treatment of migrant workers for many years now and is bitterly disappointed that bad practice continues post-Earthquakes.More >>

Strong migration data likely to seal OCR increase Thursday

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:26:22 +1200 | CMC Markets

The Kiwi continues to consolidate around 0.8700 in the lead up to Thursday’s Reserve Bank OCR review. While last week’s Q2 CPI number printed just below market expectation, it was largely in line with the Reserve Bank’s June projections at +0.3% for the ...More >>

Funding round opens for Settling In grants

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:49:16 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Local providers and community groups are now invited to apply for Settling In grants to provide migrant and refugee settlement services, Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins announced today.More >>

NZ annual migration at decade high as arrivals pass 100,000

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:55:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 21 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in June, as a record number of arrivals pushed the net inflow above the 2014 peak estimated by the Treasury and the Reserve Bank. More >>

Brain Drain to Brain Gain: International guest to visit Whan

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:29:09 +1200 | Wanganui District Council

Robert Bell, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum, says communities such as Whanganui can choose between stagnating under job losses or embracing technology to create more jobs. More >>

Language Line tops 50,000 calls

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:12:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Telephone interpreting service, Language Line, has helped a record number of people in New Zealand gain access to essential services in 2013/14, Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins says.More >>

Exploitation And Slavery: Reality in Christchurch Rebuild?

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:41:25 +1200 | Stand Against Slavery

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Last night, TV3’s 3rd Degree’s expose on the exploitation of vulnerable Filipino construction labourers might shock some kiwi’s who believe that exploitation and slavery does not happen in New Zealand. The programme exposed ...More >>

If Iraq Were in Central America

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:25:43 +1200 | David Swanson

Just as in discussions of bombing nations for women's rights it's hard to bring up the subject of the right not to be bombed, in discussions of shipping so-called illegal children away from the border where you've been terrorizing them in reenactments ...More >>

Greater protections needed for migrant workers

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:11:07 +1200 | New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils

Exploitation of migrant workers in New Zealand is a growing issue and requires a significant investment in strengthening enforcement of minimum employment standards, says Multicultural New Zealand.More >>

Tampa boat refugee - lecture at University of Canterbury

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:04:01 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Nearly 13 years ago, the Norwegian freighter Tampa rescued about 430 people, mainly Afghans and Iraqis, from a sinking fishing vessel off Australia. After a long period of uncertainty, New Zealand accepted 131 of the refugees. One of them was then seven ...More >>

Key And Coleman Should Come Out of Hiding

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:00:50 +1200 | Internet Party

The Prime Minister and Minister of Immigration are hiding on holiday and leaving public servants to face the fallout from the Kim Dotcom immigration scandal, says Internet Party leader Laila Harré.More >>

Employers greet returning Kiwis with open arms: Hays

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:32:42 +1200 | Hays

Returning Kiwis are being met with open arms by employers who want to fill jobs with experienced locals, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report of hiring hotspots and recruitment trends.More >>

Politicians, Favours and Immigration

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:36:27 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Today the Herald ran a story about Kim Dotcom’s residency application which suggested that political pressure had been applied in his favour. Who knows the truth in this case?More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters: Timaru Grey Power Speech

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:33:51 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

It is a pleasure to be back in the city of Timaru and to have an opportunity to speak with you. This city has certain memories because on 15 June 1985 a by-election was held here after the death of the sitting Labour member Sir Basil Arthur.More >>

The Anti-Empire Report #130

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:49:40 +1200 | William Blum

What would a psychiatrist call this? Delusions of grandeur? US Secretary of State John Kerry, July 8, 2014: “In my travels as secretary of state, I have seen as never before the thirst for American leadership in the world.”More >>

Gordon Campbell on the shonky Police statistics, and Gaza

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:49:45 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

When people systematically alter how being statistics are recorded in order to gain personal and organisational advantage, that’s usually when the Police get called in. Yet in the case of the burglary statistics in Counties-Manakau, it was the Police ...More >>

Hastings welcomes 26 new citizens

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:49:13 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Hastings will welcome 26 new New Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony to be held Wednesday 16th July 2014, from 6 pm in the Hastings District Council Chambers. More >>


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