Armed Police at some ANZAC Celebrations likely

Brooke Jenner  With heightened security measures in place and increased police presence throughout the country since the March 15, 2019 Mosque attacks, the Returned Services Association (RSA) has said it would be working with the Police to ensure public safety ahead of this year’s ANZAC Day services. No specific threat Police Assistant Commissioner Mike Rusbatch said there was no specific…

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Study to assess employment experience of Indian migrants

Study to assess employment experience of Indian migrants

Online survey now open at http://psych-research.massey.ac.nz  Venkat Raman New migrants, especially those of Indian origin commonly experience the trauma of job-hunting upon their arrival in New Zealand, compounding which are racial discrimination, social segregation and other forms of ‘passive harassment.’ Indian Migrants in Catch 22 It is also not uncommon for many new migrants to undergo the ‘Rethink Syndrome’ (some…

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Fiji revokes big Chinese resort’s rights in Malolo

Mark Jennings and Melanie Reid The Chinese developer of a new resort on a Fijian Island faces a massive clean-up bill after Fiji’s Department of Environment cancelled the Project’s approval. The cancellation came a day after Newsroom journalists who have been investigating the development on Malolo Island were freed after being detained by police in the capital, Suva, after seeking answers…

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Bainimarama apologies to journalists

Newsroom Staff Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said that he ordered the release of Newsroom’s three journalists. He met with them on April 4, 2019 to apologise, along with Fiji’s Minister for Environment and the Commissioner of Police. Newsroom Co-Editor Mark Jennings, Investigations Editor Melanie Reid and Freelance Cameraman Hayden Aull were detained at Suva’s Central Police Station overnight while Police considered…

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