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Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

Greens reluctantly accept refugee quota

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

The Green Party is reluctantly accepting a compromise with the new Labour led government regarding New Zealand’s annual refugee intake. Aimee Eastwood reports.



Lack of investment to blame for housing crisis

Nov 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Labour is set to cut back immigration numbers in order to take the pressure on the housing market. However the Green Party is maintaining that a lack of investment in people and infrastructure is the bigger problem not migrants. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Kapiti Island tourism prospers from growing tourism numbers

Dec 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Record numbers include increasing numbers from Asia, particularly China.



Post- Brexit Brits are keeping calm and not fleeing to NZ after all

Dec 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

In the weeks after Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23 , New Zealand was told to prepare for a British invasion. But Statistics New Zealand figures tell a different story. CHRIS VISSER reports.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



More Kiwis take flight in ‘golden era of travel’

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis are taking advantage of lower prices thanks to competition in the air.



New Kiwis will have a peaceful life in a safe land

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

One Syrian migrant says NZ a fantastic place to live andhopes more of his countrymen can enjoy it.



New Zealand response to refugee quota announcement mixed

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

New Zealander’s divided in response to announcement of a emergency refugee intake.



Wellingtonians happy to have more refugees making their home here

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Opinion

NewsWire asked the people on the street about Syrians, and what they were doing to help.



Cool-down in Australia timely, says recruiter

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

A cooling off in Australia’s mining has helped recruiters for Christchurch’s rebuild, says a recruiter placing workers in the city.

Recruiters such as Coverstaff have noticed the change, says its sales and marketing director Clive Murden. SHARN CROSSLING reports.



NZ losing it’s holiday appeal for Brits

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

New Zealand is losing appeal to the Brits as a holiday destination, according to recent arrival statistics. In this year’s travel and migration figures, numbers are down a third, from over 100 thousand to only 74 thousand.



NZ not the holiday destination for British

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALAND is losing appeal to the Brits as a holiday destination, according to recent arrival statistics. In this year’s travel and migration figures, numbers are down a third, from over 100 thousand to only 74 thousand. Even emigrating to NZ is unpopular for those from the UK, with arrivals down five point seven per cent from last year.



Two US election issues strike a chord with NZ politics

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Gay rights and immigration policy are hot topics in both American and New Zealand politic, writes LAURA MACDONALD



New generation of Brits moves here for vastly different reasons

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

British migration to New Zealand has become more restrictive, yet not uncommon. CHRISTINA MCDONALD finds out why two familes migrated.



Recession is not only barrier for migrants looking for jobs

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Discrimination from employers is making it harder for new Kiwis to find work, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Summer of despair ends happily ever after

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Beach wedding washes away immigration nightmare



Immigrant learns too late – he can vote

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Newcomers to NZ have problems understanding electoral rights.