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NZ net migration driven to new record in May

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:42:31 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand annual net migration hit another record in May driven by foreign immigrants, with most coming from China, the UK and Australia. More >>

National Tone Deaf to Immigration Disaster

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:14:49 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

National Tone Deaf to Immigration Disaster The government remains brazenly deaf to the concerns of New Zealanders with the torrent of immigration soaring to another record level, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of parliament Rt ...More >>

‘Mutual Benefits of Volunteering’

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:14:48 +1200 | Auckland Regional Migrant Services

The Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) is celebrating National Volunteer week by recognising the invaluable contribution newcomer and migrant volunteers make to our communities.More >>

If You Want a Farming Future You Know What To Do ...

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:29:05 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Certainly there will be many more people at Palmerston North’s Convention Centre, this Sunday at 2pm, when New Zealand First launches its Campaign for the Regions. More >>

Record new arrivals as net migration tops 72,000

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:24:13 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration reached 72,000 in the May 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals numbered 130,400 and migrant departures numbered 58,400 in the year ended May 2017.More >>

Immigration New Zealand must investigate hypocritical Labour

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:48:05 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is calling on Immigration New Zealand to investigate the Labour Party’s campaign sweat shop filled with immigrant labour. After revelations the party has 85 students living in slum conditions working on its campaignMore >>

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:05:42 +1200 | Tourism Industry Association

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality New job vacancy data illustrates the difficulties tourism and hospitality businesses are facing to find good staff, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The latest Jobs Online report issued today by the ...More >>

‘Give a Home’: Massive global concert series

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:38:01 +1200 | Amnesty International

1,000 musicians to play at Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds events globally in September More >>

Celebrating the Positive Contributions of Refugees

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:34:37 +1200 | Auckland Regional Migrant Services

The Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS), in partnership with the Auckland Resettled Community Collation (ARCC) is celebrating World Refugee Day and the positive contributions of refugees to New Zealand.More >>

Kiwis asked to listen to the story of a refugee

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:34:39 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

World Refugee Day 2017: Human Rights Commission asks Kiwis to take the time to listen to the story of a refugee More >>

New Zealand resident sentenced

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:03:55 +1200 | Immigration NZ

A New Zealand permanent resident who tried to fraudulently bring a child into New Zealand has been sentenced for providing false and misleading documents to Immigration New Zealand.More >>

Gordon Campbell on our refugee intake, and Uber’s woes

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:49:52 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

O n figures released this week, there are currently 65.6 million people worldwide who have been displaced from their homes by war, famine or other external causes. Faced with this explosion in the global need for sanctuary, New Zealand announced ...More >>

Economic migrants just as legitimate as refugees

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:38:46 +1200 | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Today on World Refugee Day, the Greens have released a policy to double the quota twice, with a target of 5,000 refugees. The Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign (MARRC) welcome this policy, but say that economic migrants must also be welcomed.More >>

Minister celebrates World Refugee Day

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:35:36 +1200 | New Zealand Government

World Refugee Day is an opportunity to celebrate the strength, courage and tenacity of refugees around the world and acknowledge the contribution they make here in New Zealand, says Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse.More >>

Opportunities Party Calls for Real Commitment to Refugees

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:42:06 +1200 | The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party is committing to quadrupling New Zealand’s refugee quota to 3000 per annum over the term of the next Parliament. More >>

Businessman to talk about near-death refugee experiences

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:48:36 +1200 | Make Lemonade

A leading New Zealand tech businessman and a former refugee, Mitchell Pham, will deliver a speech in Auckland tonight as part of World Refugee Day. More >>

New Zealand Red Cross celebrates World Refugee Day

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:23:55 +1200 | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is celebrating the contribution former refugees have made to their new communities this World Refugee Day and appealing for more to be done to address the global humanitarian crisis. More >>

Community groups protest at Parliament on World Refugee Day

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:55:15 +1200 | Double the Quota

World Refugee Day gathering celebrates the contribution of immigrants and highlights New Zealand’s low refugee intake More >>

Green refugee policy brings NZ into line with Australia

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:34:24 +1200 | Doing Our Bit

Any shock at the Green party policy to increase the refugee quota to 4000 places should focus on why our intake has been so low for so long. More >>

Green Party to welcome 5,000 refugees to New Zealand

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:23:43 +1200 | Green Party

This World Refugee Day, the Green Party is committing to welcoming 5,000 refugees per year to New Zealand , to ensure we are doing our bit to help people who have been forced to flee their homes around the world.More >>

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