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Customs marks 175 years at border

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:14:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the New Zealand Customs Service on the eve of its 175th anniversary of service protecting New Zealand’s border. More >>

Student Visas ‘Sold’ as Back Door to NZ Residency

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:22:59 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Foreign students are being promised they will be able to stay here permanently, says New Zealand First. More >>

Free new Kiwi workshops return for fresh season

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:38:15 +1300 | Auckland Regional Migrant Services

Newcomer settlement support agency Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is kick-starting the New Year with the return of its series of free information workshops for new Kiwis.More >>

Foss to visit Turkey, China

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:44:31 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss will visit Turkey this week to meet key officials and review plans for this year’s Anzac Day commemorations. More >>

'Illegal Migrant' - World Premiere

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:19:47 +1300 | charlatan clinic

charlatan clinic are pleased to announce the world premiere of the first of six WHORE films: 'Illegal Migrant' to be screened at Lot 23 studio on the 14 February, 2015. More >>

NZ won over Australia in voting flavour Zumba instructor

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:49:28 +1300 | Public Fitness and Wellbeing Trust

Amelia, a Malaysia born Chinese who has been living in New Zealand since 1995. With a folk dance background. She teaches Zumba four days a week under the Public Fitness and Wellbeing Trust.More >>

Kiwis the Losers in Competition with Migrants for Jobs

Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:53 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The government has confirmed record immigration is taking jobs from Kiwis, says New Zealand First. More >>

Queenstown tourism operators offered help to fill vacancies

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:11:46 +1300 | Tourism Industry Association New Zealand

Queenstown tourism operators are being granted a Christmas wish – a helping hand to fill job vacancies through the resort’s busiest season. Many Queenstown hotels, activities and attractions are facing difficulties in filling short-term vacancies ...More >>

Customs ruins drug syndicate’s Christmas

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:45:07 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The second largest methamphetamine border seizure in New Zealand’s history means a very large quantity of harmful drugs will not make it to New Zealand streets these holidays, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.More >>

$22 million of methamphetamine seized at Auckland airport

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:22:07 +1300 | New Zealand Police

New Zealand Customs and Police have intercepted 22.6 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden in the cargo of an international flight that arrived in New Zealand from Taiwan. More >>

Ideology or human rights? The right of return

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:54:12 +1300 | Leslie Bravery

Israel's Law of Return asserts that all Jews have a 'right' of immigration and settlement that has primacy over the rights of the indigenous Palestinian people. This leads increasing numbers of Jews to protest “not in my name”.More >>

Overstayer numbers at record low

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:28:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse welcomes new figures showing New Zealand overstayer numbers are at the lowest since 2000. More >>

The U.S. and Cuba

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:29:54 +1300 | The White House

Yesterday, after more than 50 years, we began to change America's relationship with the people of Cuba. More >>

Briefing on Changes in U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:27:25 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

Special Briefing Roberta S. Jacobson Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Press Briefing Room Washington, DC December 18, 2014 More >>

Announcement of Cuba Policy Changes

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:25:44 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

I was a seventeen year old kid watching on a black and white television set when I first heard an American President talk of Cuba as an "imprisoned island.” More >>

Those the Gods Would Destroy They Make Mad First

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:37:20 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says that the new records being set each month in immigration are utter madness. More >>

Immigration rises to a fresh annual record

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:40:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual migration rose to a record for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by fewer kiwis crossing the Tasman, more returning from Australia, and a sharply rising number of student arrivals from India.More >>

Top achievers win UC International College scholarships

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:18:21 +1300 | University of Canterbury

UC International College (UCIC) has announced the first two winners of the Navitas Academic Scholarships with Zhang Yuting and Wang Jiang Jun receiving the scholarships at a ceremony at the College yesterday.More >>

Practical Tips on Working and Living in New Zealand

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:06:50 +1300 | Migrante Aotearoa

JUANderful Juan” in 7-Minute Migrante Video Project Shares Practical Tips on Working and Living in New Zealand More >>

Misleading advertising promoting UK pension scheme transfers

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:54:07 +1300 | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning people to be cautious of potentially misleading and deceptive advertising about transferring United Kingdom pension scheme entitlements to New Zealand.More >>


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