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Posts Tagged ‘ migrants ’

Increase in volunteer English tutors needed to cope with migration

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

With more refugees and migrants coming to NZ, volunteers can help with language training.



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



Migrant Journeys is more than just a new book launched

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Your cab driver can be doctors, architects and scientists, and author doubts many people ask why.



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.



Migrants to lose valuable help for transition into Kiwi life

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Victoria University must stop providing employment aid to migrants if funding cannot be sourced.



Spread of cultures in Wellington a cause for celebration

Mar 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Upper Hutt hosts a cultural festival to mark Race Relations Day as NZ’s diversity broadens, reports CHRISTINA McDONALD.



Kiwis splurged on travel while dollar was strong

Sep 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Visitor numbers up even before Rugby World Cup.



Art bridges the distance between Maori and Somali cultures

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The role of tangata whenua is being ignored when welcoming new migrants, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



English classes remove language barriers for migrants to Kapiti Coast

Jan 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

There are at least 25 nationalities living in Horowhenua-Kapiti and the barrier of language can often prevent newcomers from being ‘seen’, reports TANYA WOOD.



Chch Press journalist takes 2010 diversity reporting award

Nov 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Rebecca Todd gets a $4000 travel grant to Asia for her series on a Bhutanese family’s migration to NZ, reports HANNA BUTLER.



New funding rules hit English language schools

Nov 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Government funders have told schools migrants must learn faster, reports GREG FORD.



NZ job market drawback for new migrants

Oct 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But majority are happy with their decision to come here.



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Muslim directory 2nd edition may be last

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Muslim author says he can’t afford to fund another print run.



National standards may hit ESOL students

Dec 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH, Latest News, News

Disadvantages predicted for English language learners.



Please call me Bill: how migrants choose their new NZ names

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Computer giant Bill Gates inspired one young newcomer to NZ to change his name to Bill, reports SABRINA DANKEL. She writes here about why some migrants take Western names.



Recession crippling key city welfare agency

Aug 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Welfare centre that helps thousands running out of money.



Assyrians gather in Kilbirnie for Martyrs Day

Aug 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington Association remembers massacre in Iraq.