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New Zealand and Australia Immigration Policy Changes Announced Simultaneously

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Immigration Policy, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Work Visas  /  Comments Off on New Zealand and Australia Immigration Policy Changes Announced Simultaneously

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand and Australia Immigration Policy Changes Announced Simultaneously (PR.co.nz) The world is waking up to news that both Australia and New Zealand have made announcements regarding significant policy changes around temporary work visas and their likelihood to progress to Permanent Residency in either country. […]

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Immigration Changes

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Green Party, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Immigration Changes

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Immigration Changes You can tell its election year. Yesterday the government announced yet another series of changes to Immigration policy. As per usual the announcement from the Minister frames immigration around the impact on the economy and the job market. Minister Woodhouse basically dehumanises those […]

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Changes to better manage immigration

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Changes to better manage immigration

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to better manage immigration Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of changes designed to better manage immigration and improve the long-term labour market contribution of temporary and permanent migration. “The Government is committed to ensuring inward migration best supports the economy and […]

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Speech outlining the Government’s plan for Immigration

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech outlining the Government’s plan for Immigration

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech outlining the Government’s plan for Immigration Good Morning. Thank you to the Otago and Queenstown Chambers of Commerce for hosting this event. Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. It’s a pleasure to be here. It’s a fitting […]

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Refugee Families first year in Dunedin

Published By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, dunedin, Immigration, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Refugee Families first year in Dunedin

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Refugee Families first year in Dunedin (PR.co.nz) It’s been one year since Dunedin became a refugee resettlement location, Red Cross communications advisor, Gemma Snowdon, went and met one of the families who arrived last April to see how they’ve […]

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Immigration not the silver bullet for tech skills growth

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Graeme Muller, Immigration, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, Shadow Tech Day, skills shortage  /  Comments Off on Immigration not the silver bullet for tech skills growth

MIL OSI – Auckland – While the Wellington campaign LookSee has garnered over 48,000 applications it doesn’t mean that tech skills shortage is solved, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. New Zealand should not depend on immigration as the silver bullet to the tech skills shortages, so the work the education system is doing to […]

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Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Minister's updates, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Minister’s Update | Minister’s blog The month of March was a busy month for ethnic communities-starting with International Women’s Day on 8 March, Race Relations Day on 21 March and a host of multicultural events delivered throughout the country. These events […]

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General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog In my last update I welcomed two of the three new managers in the Office of Ethnic Communities – Natasha Narayan, the Manager of our Planning, Systems and Services team, and Tayyaba Khan, […]

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New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, Interpreters, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: New Organisation Paving Way for Women Empowerment A new women entrepreneur centre dedicated to developing ethnic women as successful business leaders is becoming a beacon of hope for many in Auckland. Founder and chief executive Sangeeta Karmokar, a recipient of the […]

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Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Events, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Race Relations Day and flourishing ethnic diversity in Porirua On Thursday 23 March a Race Relations event was hosted at Pataka – Porirua’s art gallery, museum and library precinct – to celebrate the newly established relationship between Multicultural Council Wellington […]

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The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: The Hidden Multicultural History of Christchurch Discussion with respected academic, Dorothy McMenamin has led to an interesting historical gem about one of Christchurch’s most upmarket suburbs, Cashmere. Cashmere was named after Kashmir in India and is closely linked to Christchurch’s Indian […]

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Housing workers on cruise ships. Really?

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, city rail link, city rail loop, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Immigration, Opposition News, Politics, working conditions, workplace relations  /  Comments Off on Housing workers on cruise ships. Really?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Housing workers on cruise ships. Really? What does it say about our country that we would invite people to work here but treat them as second class citizens? Just yesterday, I wrote that there should be better oversight of the living and working conditions of […]

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Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme – more vulnerable migrant workers.

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Immigration, migrant, migrant workers, Opposition News, Politics  /  Comments Off on Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme – more vulnerable migrant workers.

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme – more vulnerable migrant workers. I was really pleased to see the investigation by TVNZ’s Q+A looking into the issue of seasonal migrant workers in the wine industry in Marlborough over the weekend.  I’ve felt uneasy about the Recognised Seasonal Employment […]

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Superannuation changes will hurt manual labourers, Maori, and migrants

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, age of entitlement, class, Economy, Work, & Welfare, elder poverty, Green Party, Immigration, life expectancy, Maori, migrant, Opposition News, Politics, super, superannuation, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Superannuation changes will hurt manual labourers, Maori, and migrants

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Superannuation changes will hurt manual labourers, Maori, and migrants Bill English’s announcement that National will increase the age of retirement will not only hurt Generation X unfairly, it will also hit manual workers, Maori, and migrants hard. For many people, a lifetime of hard physical […]

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New University Director of Diversity: Professor Edwina Pio

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New University Director of Diversity: Professor Edwina Pio

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: New University Director of Diversity: Professor Edwina Pio New Zealand is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse nations. The rapid increase in our ethnic diversity poses both challenges and opportunities across various sectors to maximize the benefits of diversity. […]

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Build an App for New Zealand Youth

Published By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Build an App for New Zealand Youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Build an App for New Zealand Youth The Manawatu Multicultural Councils, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Independent Police Conduct Authority, Multicultural New Zealand and Hui E have partnered to hold a series of youth workshops nationally. The purpose of these workshops […]

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Excellence Awards Night and Charity Dinner 2017

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Excellence Awards Night and Charity Dinner 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Excellence Awards Night and Charity Dinner 2017 The Office of Ethnic Communities attended the first Excellence Awards Night and Charity Dinner 2017, held by the The Okapi Alliance NZ (Congolese Community of New Zealand) on 18th February 2017. This charitable event […]

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Multicultural Rotary holds Chinese New Year Charity Ball

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Multicultural Rotary holds Chinese New Year Charity Ball

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Multicultural Rotary holds Chinese New Year Charity Ball The Rotary Club of Auckland Harbourside is ethnically about one-third Chinese, one-third Indian and one-third Pakeha. The club holds an annual Chinese New Year gala charity ball and gives the proceeds to medical […]

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Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey Cantonese cabin steward Appo Hocton arrived in Nelson in 1842. He was the first of many Chinese settlers who came to Aotearoa, New Zealand and started a new life on our shores. Since then, […]

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Chinese New Year and the New Dawn in New Zealand

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ethnic Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Chinese New Year and the New Dawn in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Chinese New Year and the New Dawn in New Zealand My childhood was experienced through the 1960’s growing up in Wellington. My parents owned a small fruit shop in Berhampore and my brothers and I were the only New Zealand born […]

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