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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 >>

Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village event

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:12:16 +1300 | Selwyn Foundation

To coincide with the bicentennial celebrations of the introduction of Christianity to New Zealand by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, his great, great, great grandson – also Reverend Samuel Marsden – will speak at Selwyn Village (Point Chevalier, Auckland) ...More >>

Brazil introduces 10-year validity, NZ overdue

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:49:02 +1300 | NZ Ten Year Passports

Brazil has just joined a long list of nations who have moved from 5-year to 10-year biometric passports. More >>

The SIS has been politicised - by Labour

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:58:31 +1300 | Branko Marcetic

Only two weeks ago, the country was debating whether or not the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) had been unacceptably politicised. With the passing of the Counter Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill yesterday, 94 votes to 27, it seems we have a ...More >>

Ethnic youth shine in leadership programme

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:05:41 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has congratulated a group of young ethnic New Zealanders who have completed a programme aimed at building future public sector leaders.More >>

MPI beefs up baggage x-raying at Dunedin airport

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:26:41 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

A new biosecurity x-ray machine will help ensure passengers arriving at Dunedin International Airport don’t bring any unwanted pests or diseases into New Zealand. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Ill-gotten gains

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:34:04 +1300 | Martin Doyle

President Xi Jinping's alert re corrupt individuals lying low in New Zealand should be taken seriously. Big money, wherever it comes from, is like raw meat to hungry [non-discerning] dogs. Rather than quick, glib denials from our politicians regarding ...More >>

Drug bust sends a strong message

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:29:17 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the Customs Service for their role in the interception of a shipment of liquid methamphetamine. More >>

Why They Call It a Labor 'Market': What Obama Got Wrong

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:53:47 +1300 | William Spriggs

With millions of people's lives in limbo because of our dysfunctional and misaligned immigration system, President Barack Obama acted last month to reach a commonsense approach to resolving the deportations implied by law with practicality, while awaiting ...More >>

Gordon Campbell: hurdles to an extradition treaty with China

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:03:40 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

So China’s President Xi wants New Zealand to help them to extradite ‘corrupt’ Chinese officials who have fled here with their ill-gotten gains. Hey, who isn’t against corruption? Prejudge the question in that fashion and you automatically end ...More >>

Phillip John Smith in Court

Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:42:41 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Phillip John Smith, the alleged prison absconder who was deported from Brazil to New Zealand on November 28 (Brazil time) will appear in the Auckland District on two charges tomorrow, Tuesday December 9, via audio visual link with Auckland Prison.More >>

Foreign Investors Rip the Welcome Mat From Kiwis

Mon, 8 Dec 2014 13:53:33 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand cannot blame foreign residential investors for taking advantage of New Zealand’s lax investment rules, despite New Zealanders being either shunted out or finding it harder to buy property, says New Zealand First.More >>

Hastings welcomes 30 new citizens

Mon, 8 Dec 2014 12:02:04 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Hastings will welcome 30 new New Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony to be held Wednesday 10th December 2014, from 6pm in the Hastings District Council Chambers. More >>

Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard Travels to Brussels

Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:12:45 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will travel to Brussels, Belgium,December 8-9, and Geneva, Switzerland, December 9-11.More >>

Migrants and the Mediterranean

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:32:34 +1300 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

Migrants and the Mediterranean – UN rights expert visits Malta to follow up EU border management study More >>

From the Land of Morning Calm: Korean Artists in Aotearoa

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:30:39 +1300 | Whangarei Art Museum

From Land of the Morning Calm to the Land of the Long White Cloud exhibition at the Whangarei Art Museum showcases contemporary Korean artists in New Zealand, exploring the use of digital media, painting and sculpture by Hye Rim Lee, Joon-Hee Park , ...More >>

Law Society welcomes changes to Terrorist Fighters Bill

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:34:38 +1300 | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society has welcomed the changes to the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill recommended by the Foreign Affairs and Defence select committee. More >>

Experts call for further scrutiny of Foreign Fighters Bill

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:44:29 +1300 | Amnesty International

A broad coalition of New Zealand’s leading academics and human rights, legal and migrant organisations today called on the Government to delay the passage of its proposed anti-terror laws to allow more comprehensive scrutiny of the legislation.More >>

Two lawyers struck off

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:55:03 +1300 | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that two lawyers be struck from the roll of Barristers and Solicitors. More >>

 

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