Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Last year, more than 4500 passengers were prevented entry Venkat Raman Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is hoping to improve its border control responsibility and facilitate the travel of ‘genuine passengers’ with ‘Electronic Travel Authority’ (ETA) expected to go online this year. National Manager (Border Operations) Stephanie Greathead said that the new technology will allow INZ to assess and update more…

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Anti-Money Laundering Law extends to Real Estate Agents

Venkat Raman Real Estate Agents in New Zealand must comply with the provisions of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Act and follow a more stringent regime of code of conduct and discipline. The AML/CFT (Definitions) Amendment Regulations 2018 came into force on January 1, 2019, which, among other things, provide definition of a customer (client) and the…

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Child Poverty strengthens government’s resolve

Supplied Content The latest report into the impact of poverty on wellbeing of Kiwi children shows why the Government has put children and families at the centre of its programme and will pass an historic Bill to tackle child poverty by the end of the Parliamentary year. The Children’s Commissioner’s Child Poverty Monitor Review this year focused on the impact…

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Bridges says we should not sign Immigration Pact

RNZ Wellington The National Party says that the government should not support a United Nations Migration Pact due to be signed in Morocco this week. At press time, UN-Member States were due to meet in Marrakesh in Morocco to formally approve the non-binding pact, which aims to increase global cooperation over migration issues. National Party Leader Simon Bridges said that New Zealand…

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Jacinda Ardern promises incentives to foster business growth

Entrepreneurs and professionals honoured at our 11th Annual Business Awards Venkat Raman The Coalition Government will provide incentives and continue to encourage businesses to grow and thrive, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. Speaking at the Eleventh Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Presentation Ceremony held at SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland City on Monday, November 26, 2018, she said…

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Final vote count still going after General Election in Fiji

For latest results, please visit www.indiannewslink.co.nz Sally Round (RNZ Pacific), Suva, Fiji Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama’s Fiji First Party is holding just over half of the votes at the end of provisional vote counting in the Fiji election, polling for which was held on November 14, 2018. Its closest rival Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA), led by Sitiveni Rabuka, received 38%…

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Join us to applaud our Indian business community

Time to raise a toast at the 11th Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Venkat Raman The Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards, scheduled to be held on Monday, November 26, 2018 at SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland City is an occasion to recognise and reward successful businesses owned, operated, franchised and managed by people of Indian origin. Tickets priced…

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War of words resound as Fijians await polling day

Venkat Raman in Suva Freedom of expression is the biggest winner in Fiji today, with political parties and their supporters openly holding the incumbent government to account as the election fever increases its pitch in this small but cohesive nation. “Change is Coming” “Change is Coming,” is the theme of a strong campaign launched by the National Federation Party (NFP)…

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