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Fears Camping Ground May Become Chinese Workers’ Camp

Mon, 4 May 2015 20:53:09 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Fears Camping Ground May Become Chinese Workers’ Camp The National government must seek clarification from the buyers of a Far North camping ground that it will not be used as a workers’ camp for lowly paid Chinese workers, says New Zealand ...More >>

“Free Press” Act’s Bulletin

Mon, 4 May 2015 14:59:24 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Cycleways Appearing on the Paul Henry show this morning talking about cycleways, Green MP Julie Ann Genter claimed the Greens had achieved more spending than any of National’s confidence and supply partners. We love cycleways too. They are one ...More >>

Voice of Reason Calls for Halt to Immigration

Mon, 4 May 2015 10:23:06 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Voice of Reason Calls for Halt to Immigration New Zealand First’s call to stop the immigration avalanche is a voice of reason to reduce the Auckland housing bubble. “It is not an attack on people coming to live in New Zealand. It is about reducing ...More >>

Immigration Bill Passes

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:00:51 +1200 | ParliamentToday.co.nz

An immigration bill intended to crack down on those exploiting workers has passed despite Opposition MPs saying it was just window dressing. More >>

Migrant exploitation Bill passed

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:55:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Immigration Amendment Bill (No 2) which cracks down on employers who exploit migrant workers passed its final reading in parliament today. More >>

Pioneering programme a win-win for New Zealand employers

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:41:18 +1200 | PerceptionPR

Coinciding with World Day for Health and Safety at Work, Site Safe and international recruitment company, One World Resourcing, are announcing an exclusive, new health and safety training programme in the Philippines for workers about to start work ...More >>

"Callous” EU politics on migrants costing lives – Zeid

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:07:32 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA (20 April 2015) - In the wake of the loss of 700 or more lives after a boat carrying migrants capsized at the weekend, the UN Human Rights Chief on Monday urged European Union governments to take a “more sophisticated, more courageous and less ...More >>

Statement on Protection in the Mediterranean

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:24:33 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

Joint Statement on Protection in the Mediterranean in Light of the EU Council’s Decision of 23 April 2015 UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Special Representative ...More >>

Hester Moore : What do our refugee policies say about us?

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:29:53 +1200 | Guest Opinion

Policy can be illumative. Behind the carefully framed language of politicians lie a country’s confidences, fears and insecurities. Above all, however, policy speaks to a nation’s shifting experiences.More >>

Sealing Borders: Fortress Europe’s War on Refugees

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:57:08 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

“Rescue boats? I’d use gunships to stop migrants.” And so, the fantastically venal contributor to Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun Katie Hopkins adds her bit to the migration debate in Europe. “Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches. ...More >>

John Key’s Refugee Quota Comments in Turkey Tone Deaf

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:08:53 +1200 | WagePeaceNZ

When John Key was asked if New Zealand would increase its refugee quota in Turkey this week, a country staggering to support what is now the world’s biggest population of refugees, the Prime Minister said only, it was “not likely.” More >>

NZ Statement To UNSC On Humanitarian Situation In Syria

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:14:56 +1200 | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

It is increasingly apparent that the burden for Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, and Iraq is unsustainable. We cannot expect countries in the region to absorb the impact of the Syrian conflict indefinitely.More >>

Amnesty International disappointed by John Key’s comments

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:33:02 +1200 | Amnesty International

Amnesty International is deeply disappointed in John Key’s comment at the Istanbul Peace Summit that there are no plans to increase New Zealand’s refugee quota. More >>

Gutter Politics From NZ First

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:02:06 +1200 | Stephen Berry

“Winston Peters is once again seeking to bring politics into the gutter with more cheap attacks on immigrants,” says Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. “By resorting to xenophobia to pick up votes he completely misses the real ...More >>

“Blueprint for Action” to end refugee and migrant deaths

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:39:57 +1200 | Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s “Blueprint for Action” to end refugee and migrant deaths in the Med More >>

More House Buying Gloom for Auckland with Record Migration

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:24:09 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The latest record migration figures continue to cast a shadow of gloom over Auckland house hunters, says New Zealand First. More >>

More House Buying Gloom for Auckland with Record Migration

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:23:50 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The latest record migration figures continue to cast a shadow of gloom over Auckland house hunters, says New Zealand First. More >>

Record migration means we need more houses, now

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:16:35 +1200 | Green Party

New immigration numbers out today show John Key needs to get his act together and solve the housing crisis in Auckland. “John Key loves crowing that high immigration is great for New Zealand but where is everyone going to live?” said Green Party ...More >>

Death Sparks Questions Over Vetting of Refugees

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:15:10 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

While it is sad to hear of the death of refugee Kadhem Chilab Abbas, 42, in Iraq , there are serious questions that should be raised over the vetting of refugees coming to New Zealand, says New Zealand First.More >>

NZ migration hits new annual record in March

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:42:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 23 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand migration hit a new annual record in March, as more students arrived from India and China and fewer locals left for Australia. More >>

 

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