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Posts Tagged ‘ refugees ’

Comedians help vulnerable kids with charitable laughter

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.



Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



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.



WATCH: A stitch in time could help Porirua

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Multimedia, News

Hopes Porirua people will change the way they see clothing stores after visiting a TEZA week project called Sharemart.



Descendants of Pahiatua support New Zealand’s newest refugees

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

Middle-Eastern refugees in Europe face a similar experience to the refugees from Europe in the 1940s.



Refugees can have their voices heard on Wellington Access Radio

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

Partnership with ChangeMakers Refugee Forum latest initiative on 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.



A passing grade but only just for PM’s refugee package

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Story, Radio News

LISTEN: THE GOVERNMENT’S received a could do better card from Wellingtonians following news that its increasing our refugee intake. New Zealand will accept another 250 a year on top of the current 750 over the next 3 years.



New Zealand a popular choice for Syrians

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story, Radio News



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.



Amnesty urges NZ government to open its heart for Syrians

Jun 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Amnesty International members gathered outside Parliament to encourage the Government to increase the refugee quota.

COLIN ENGELBRECHT talked to organisers at the protest.



Skilled and qualified refugees stacking shelves at supermarkets

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

It can be hard settling in to a new culture, especially getting a job. SAM DUFF looks at services that smooth the way for refugees.



Nine new Youth Council members sifted from 58 applications

Mar 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Making things happen is on the agenda for fresh faces in city council youth body.



Hutt City mayor rolls out the welcome mat for refugees

Dec 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Refugees get an endorsement from Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace, once an immigrant himself. JAMES VERNON reports.



Locals top 100 quilts for new Porirua families

Aug 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Refugees wrapped in warm welcome by quilters



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.



Refugee’s dream is to use filmmaking to highlight similar lives

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Hisham Zaoui, son of Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui, tells MOHAMMAD NAZAYER he wants to cover human rights around the world..



Refugee education halted by Govt funding cuts

Sep 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

We are worth the education investment, say refugees.



Fears held for refugees falling into poverty, debt

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Government warned ESOL funding cuts will hit productivity.



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.



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.



Weak dollar hits refugee money exports

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Harder for refugees to support families around world.