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Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report Border sector Ministers have welcomed a new report by the Office of the Auditor-General published today on the use of information at New Zealand’s ports, and say their agencies will continue to work closely to protect our borders. “This […]

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Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown Falina Tsai describes learning more about her place of birth and gaining new skills and friends while on an Asia New Zealand Foundation internship at the Taiwan USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office […]

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Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore Eye on Asia is a new series highlighting significant stories from Asia. This week, an acrimonious family rift playing out on social media has the potential to impact Singapore’s meritocratic image. On 14 […]

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Healthcare-tech internship, India

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Healthcare-tech internship, India

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Healthcare-tech internship, India This internship is aimed at New Zealand tertiary students studying engineering and other STEMs subjects, who are interested in developing a career with an Asia dimension. The internship is with leading international healthcare technology company Skanray, which specialises in high frequency […]

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Suspension of decision making authority

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Suspension of decision making authority

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Suspension of decision making authority Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse is taking steps to improve Immigration New Zealand’s decision making authority for cases involving residence class visa holders convicted of a criminal offence. “Currently, Immigration NZ has the ability to make decisions on behalf of the […]

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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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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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Indonesia, Timor-Leste establish new forum process to settle border disputes

Published By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Border disputes, Borders, Diplomacy, Evening Report, Featured, Immigration, Indonesia, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on Indonesia, Timor-Leste establish new forum process to settle border disputes

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesia and Timor-Leste have agreed to establish a Senior Official Consultation (SOC) forum to formulate the settlement of border disputes. The agreement was made following a meeting between Coordinating Minister for Political, Security and Legal Affairs Wiranto, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, and Timor-Leste’s minister of development planning and […]

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Trump and speaking truth to power

Published By   /  February 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, dakota access pipeline, Donald Trump, double the quota, Global Affairs, Green Party, Human Rights, Immigration, Justice & Democracy, keystone, Muslim, muslim ban, Opposition News, Politics, President Trump, refugee quota, Refugees, Trump  /  Comments Off on Trump and speaking truth to power

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Trump and speaking truth to power We face a difficult and dangerous future. The Greens did not welcome Donald Trump into office and we oppose most of his policies. Recent events have shown that many people across the world feel the same. In the face […]

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Juffa demands Labour boss step down over work permit allegations

Published By   /  February 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Expatriates, Featured, Immigration, Labour, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Work permits  /  Comments Off on Juffa demands Labour boss step down over work permit allegations

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby Northern Governor Gary Juffa has called on the Papua New Guinea government to sideline Labour Secretary Mary Morola, claiming she is not fit to run the office. Juffa alleged that Morola had been sleeping in office and allowing illegal practices over work […]

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Colourful, vibrant Aotearoa rally condemns Trump’s ‘racist, Islamophobic’ bans

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Human Rights, Immigration, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Minorities, Multimedia, Muslim, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, racism, Reports, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Colourful, vibrant Aotearoa rally condemns Trump’s ‘racist, Islamophobic’ bans

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Video and images by the Pacific Media Centre’s Del Abcede. Video: Café Pacific More than 2000 people have taken part in a colourful and vibrant  “Aotearoa Against Muslim Ban” march in New Zealand’s largest city to condemn the “racist and Islamophobic” immigration bans ordered by US President Trump. […]

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Trump’s immigration policy has little impact on Indonesia, says Kalla

Published By   /  February 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asylum Seekers, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Immigration, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Muslim, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, United States  /  Comments Off on Trump’s immigration policy has little impact on Indonesia, says Kalla

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, deplores the immigration policy issued by newly inaugurated United States President Donald Trump, says Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla. The policy bans citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from entering the United States. However, Kalla said Indonesia would not […]

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Asia OE broadens horizons of Leadership Network member

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Asia OE broadens horizons of Leadership Network member

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Asia OE broadens horizons of Leadership Network member To coincide with the Foundation’s Travel To Asia research report  we’ve been talking to Leadership Network members about their Asia OE experiences. In this article, we talk to Natalie Sew Hoy about the five years she […]

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Minister to travel to Malaysia for refugee selection mission

Published By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister to travel to Malaysia for refugee selection mission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister to travel to Malaysia for refugee selection mission Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse will today travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as part of an Immigration NZ (INZ) selection mission to interview refugee cases who have been submitted for resettlement in New Zealand by the UN […]

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