New Zealand Immigration cuts finally revealed

Shane Cowlishaw Newsroom, Wellington, June 2, 2018 Details of the Government’s long-gestating plans to dampen down net migration have been revealed, but how big an impact they will have remains unclear. A clampdown on international students’ rights to stay in New Zealand and work after finishing their studies has been proposed in an effort to both raise the overall skill-level…

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International Education Strategy for public consultation

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Auckland, June 2, 2018 The New Zealand government has just released the final draft of its twelve-year‘ International Education Strategy’ for public consultation. This is an online survey, along with sector meetings concluding on June 22, 2018. Educational institutions, teachers, parents, students – all New Zealanders in fact – can have their say as to how…

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Music brings an evening of serenity and peace

Ravi Nyayapati (Indian Newslink) Auckland, June 2, 2018 The Auckland Interfaith Council (AIFC) organised a memorable evening on May 28, 2018 at the Fickling Convention Centre., Three Kings. Performing groups of diverse religious denominations representing a range of spiritual music was a highlight of this free public concert. The Council provides a platform for inter-religious dialogue and networking. The Performers…

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Finance Manager pleads guilty to more fraud charges

Supplied Content Hamilton, June 1, 2018 The former finance manager of a Hamilton-based social services provider has pleaded guilty to an additional 99 fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Hemo Kerewai Thompson (58) entered the guilty plea in the Hamilton District Court bringing the total number of Crimes Act offences that she has admitted in the prosecution…

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