Immigration New Zealand needs another shake-up

Venkat Raman –  The decision of Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse to suspend the decision-making powers of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) on deportation of foreigners has been welcomed by many members of the community but there are also views that it is an opportune moment for the Minister to consider a total review of the functioning of the department. The suspension,…

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Goff gets new Chief of Staff

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz High-ranking diplomat Taha Macpherson will be the new Chief of Staff for Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. He will take charge of the important portfolio from June 5, 2017. A thorough-bred diplomat, Mr Macpherson was until recently Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister and has participated in high level official talks with governments all over the…

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