Eyebrow-raising $25m to prevent ‘boat people’
Bigger boats, more sophisticated operations, and coalition politics see a big boost to people-smuggling prevention.
Time’s right for a ‘Ministry for Inclusion’
Dr Louise Humpage puts forward the case for why we need a ‘Ministry for Inclusion’ following the March 15 terror attacks.
‘Emotional junior staffer’ took down petition
A controversial petition against NZ signing the UN’s Global Migration Compact was deleted by an emotional National Party junior staffer.
Net migration rises in 12 months to January
Net migration may have risen 10 percent in the 12 months to January, according to provisional data.
South Island tourism drives record NZ guest nights
New Zealand guest nights set a fourth straight annual record in November as both domestic and international tourism numbers continue to climb.
Minister warns dodgy employers
The Government is trying to stamp out migrant exploitation, but is still researching how big the problem is.
Immigration and education under siege
Opportunistic individuals are gaming an under-resourced immigration system to obtain New Zealand visas, according to intelligence reports.
Kiwi reveals firm’s treatment of migrants
One small broadband company’s treatment of its migrant workers is a case study of problems being investigated by government officials.