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Doco focuses on Auckland's immigrant and ethnic diversity

Posted by jaypee 603 days ago New Zealand
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New Zealand could soon be as well known for its cultural diversity as its dairy exports, according to an international documentary maker.


A Canadian-based documentary crew was in Auckland recently filming for a 2014 series on ‘Waterfront Cities of the World’, which will be shown on Discovery World and TV5.

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New Zealand Migrant Workers Complain of Exploitation; Law Proposed to Make Worker Abuse a Crime

Posted by jacobo 603 days ago New Zealand
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Migrant workers in New Zealand may soon enjoy the benefits of a proposed law to make migrant abuse a criminal offence.

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Migrant workers unpaid for months - unions

Posted by jacobo 603 days ago New Zealand
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The Immigration Minister says a law change will go a long way to protect foreign workers, as allegations of migrant exploitation surface in Christchurch.

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New Zealand Migrant Workers Complain of Exploitation; Law Proposed to Make Worker Abuse a Crime

Posted by jaypee 603 days ago New Zealand
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Migrant workers in New Zealand may soon enjoy the benefits of a proposed law to make migrant abuse a criminal offence. New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse remarked a change in migrant protection laws will help improve the welfare of foreign workers in the country. The proposed

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New Zealand migration to Australia soars 40 per cent

Posted by jacobo 608 days ago New Zealand
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JOBLESS Kiwis are flocking to Australia in search of work - and demanding the dole.


New Zealand migration to Australia has soared 40 per cent during the global financial crisis, as tens of thousands of South Pacific and Asian migrants use New Zealand as a back door to duck Australia's tough migration contr Read More

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Migrants warned to avoid unlicensed immigration advisers

Posted by jaypee 616 days ago New Zealand
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Unlicensed immigration advisers have similar methods when dealing with migrants, warned the Immigration Advisers Authority.


The Registrar of Immigration Advisers, Barry Smedts, said the Authority had investigated several such advisers in 2013.

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Calls to protect migrant women from violence

Posted by jaypee 621 days ago New Zealand
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WELLINGTON - The Government is being called on to better protect migrant women from domestic violence following two deaths in Wellington.

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Cost of visa system rises to $91.5m

Posted by jaypee 622 days ago New Zealand
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The cost of a new software system that will let Immigration New Zealand centralise the processing of visa applications has crept up by $11.5 million to reach $91.5m.

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