Migrants get a feel of New Zealand at ANZ Expo

Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, June 18, 2018 New migrants, international students, migrant workers and tourists got to know first-hand the existing and emerging opportunities for them to progress their education and career at the Sixth Annual ANZ Migrant Expo last weekend. Organised by the ANZ Bank as a part of its service to the migrant community, the ANZ Migrant…

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Health Minister accused of ‘hiding the truth’ over CMDHB

Jami Lee-Ross Wellington, June 18, 2018 Health Minister David Clark has ignored repeated pleas to tell the truth about Counties Manukau District Health Board (DHB) and to clear their names from public servants whose reputation he had unfairly damaged. This come after last week’s release of a damning voicemail where Dr Clark tried to silence former Counties Manukau District Health…

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US rules on domestic violence among asylum seekers

Sabi Ardalan Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts June 18, 2018 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently upended decades of US legal precedent by asserting that women fleeing domestic violence will not generally qualify for asylum. To do so, he challenged the principle that women victims of domestic violence are members of a “particular social group.” This phrase – “particular social group”…

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Police get ready to reopen Pike River investigation

Craig McCulloch Wellington, June 17, 2018 The Police are gearing up to reopen their investigation into the explosion at Pike River, in anticipation of the planned re-entry of the mine later this year. Assistant Police Commissioner Richard Chambers visited Greymouth last week to meet the Pike River Recovery Agency and victims’ families. Detective Superintendent Peter Read, who led the initial…

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