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Authorities and Chinese community need to work together

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:54:34 +1200 | University of Auckland

Chinese studying, working and living in New Zealand need to make sure they report crimes to police, and police need to re-engage with the Chinese community, a researcher says. Dr Andrew Zhu, political polling expert and honorary research fellow at the ...More >>

Amnesty for Foreign Students Covers up Failing Inspectorate

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:30:01 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The so-called amnesty for foreign students who dob in exploitative employers is a cover-up for a Labour Inspectorate that is failing to do its job, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Petition for Foreign Driver Safety

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:43:43 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A new petition will put the spotlight on the government’s need to address the distressing issue of road deaths and injuries caused by foreign drivers, says Clayton Mitchell, New Zealand First List MP based in Tauranga.More >>

Newer, faster and simpler eGates for Wellington

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:17:58 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced eight new generation eGates have been installed at Wellington International Airport and are fully operational for arriving and departing passengers.More >>

Go Bus Confident of Employing Local Drivers

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:06:01 +1200 | Go Bus

Go Bus Transport, New Zealand’s largest and most diverse bus operator, says it has been delighted with the applications already received for local bus drivers to work on its South Auckland services that were recently awarded following a tender ...More >>

Just 8 per cent of work visas for skills shortages

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:16:13 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Iain Lees-Galloway MP for Palmerston North Workplace Relations Spokesperson MEDIA STATEMENT 24 August 2016 Just 8 per cent of work visas for skills shortages Just 16,000 – or 8 per cent – of the 209,000 work visas issued last year were for ...More >>

Nauru whistleblowers to speak out at Wellington protest

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:26 +1200 | Peace Action Wellington

Nauru whistleblowers due to speak out at Wellington protest for refugees held in Australian offshore detention More >>

Student visa fraud & exploitation must stop

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:37:38 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government must act immediately to end fraud and exploitation of international students that threatens to damage New Zealand’s reputation, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little says.More >>

Poor migration laws and flawed tendering process

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:39:16 +1200 | First Union

Poor migration laws and flawed tendering process a toxic mix for bus drivers - union Bus drivers could be the latest victims of poor government migration policy says Rudd Hughes, spokesperson for the Bus Drivers First section of FIRST Union. It was ...More >>

Lack of worker representation at Pacific Labour meeting

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:59:01 +1200 | SPOCTU

The South Pacific Council of Trade Unions (SPOCTU) welcomes the convening of the inaugural Pacific Labour Mobility Annual Meeting (PLMAM), on 23rd – 24th August 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Labour mobility has the potential to bring substantial ...More >>

Same Circumstances, Same Support: Asylum Seeker equality

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:18:12 +1200 | Changemakers Refugee Forum

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum in collaboration with Wellington Community Justice Project – Human Rights Team launch a campaign calling for equal support for convention refugees in Aotearoa New ZealandMore >>

Govt Sits on Hands While Immigration Soars

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:59:41 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Immigration remains far too high, and public services continue to be overloaded, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

NZ migration, tourism continue to boom in July

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:49:24 +1200 | BusinessDesk

New Zealand's booming migration and tourism arrivals set a new record for July this year, driven by an influx of Chinese and Australian, though economists say the net migration trend may be close to a peak.More >>

PM’s Talk of Proportions Complete Baloney

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:49:08 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

When caught out, Prime Minister John Key talks complete baloney and he has done it again in Parliament today. More >>

Community calls on Government for a Hindi Language Week

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:55:13 +1200 | Kiwi Indian Community in NZ

Adding to the diversity in New Zealand and recognition for one of the most spoken languages in the country, the Indian Community has urged the Government to declare one week in a year as “Hindi Language Week” in New Zealand. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Havelock North’s water issues

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:37:32 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Having belatedly advised the people of Havelock North about the pollution of their water supply, the local authorities seem to be prematurely claiming to see light at the end of the tunnel . More >>

Immigrants Likely for Bus Jobs in Auckland

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:22:19 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Minister of Immigration Michael Woodhouse needs to reassure the 220,000 Kiwis (Woodhouse, Morning Report, Radio NZ, 16th August) wanting a job that visas will not be issued for bus drivers to work in Auckland, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland ...More >>

1950s New Zealand captured in flash fiction

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:06:49 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A new work of flash fiction from prize-winning poet and short-fiction author Frankie McMillan provides an intriguing evocation of 1950s New Zealand. More >>

Everyone But Key Accepting Reality of Immigration

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:48:05 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

A leading real estate company has been added to the list of specialists recognising the impact of immigration on jobs and housing, says New Zealand First. More >>

More voices call for review of immigration policy

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:52:49 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce is the latest credible voice to call for a review of immigration and skills policy, leaving John Key increasingly isolated, says Opposition Leader Andrew Little.More >>

 

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