Police learn Chinese in effort to engage
Auckland police are learning about Chinese culture and language, as the city’s Chinese community grows.
When deflection and distraction are easier
Winston Peters has yet again used an obvious and absurd anti-migrant diversion to distract from his failure to achieve his core promise of reducing migration.
Annual migration slows
New Zealand’s annual net migration continues to weaken from its peak last year as more people leave our shores
500 refugees won’t break the bank
By 2020, up to 14 different centres around the country are expected to be ready to take in refugees.
Easing of visa restrictions welcomed
Cutbacks to post-study work rights have been relaxed after negative feedback - but will they do anything to tackle exploitation?
Cellphone repairers eyed for visa fraud
A Government intelligence report has flagged mobile phone repair businesses as another industry where migrant exploitation is likely rife.
NZ religious groups exploit migrant ‘clerics’
Alleged fraudsters are using the cover of religion - including yoga and meditation groups - to circumvent visa rules in the immigration system.
NZ’s hypocrisy on family reunifications
Peter Dunne argues Kiwis angry about Trump’s family separations policy should look instead at our own racist policy on family reunifications.