Positive thoughts enhance quality of life

You have hundreds of thoughts a day. If they are mostly negative or pessimistic, you are likely to suffer from depression. Depression manifests in negative thinking before it creates negative effects. Happiness is a state of mind. It is purely subjective and intensely personal. One person’s happiness may be another person’s distress. This correlates to the adage, “One man’s food…

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INZ Partnership undermines migrants’ interest

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is proposing a partnership with Immigration Advisors and Lawyers. On the surface, this proposal would seem to be a means to facilitate the prompt and competent processing of visa applications. The reality however is that INZ is developing a scheme which would effectively silence and buy the compliance of Advisors, ensuring that they no longer argue…

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New Zealand losing face over export education

In my previous article titled, ‘International students challenge local job seekers’ (Indian Newslink, August 15, 2014), I wrote about the need for foreign students wishing to study in New Zealand to undertake due diligence. This article focuses on the growing tension between foreign students and prospective employees wishing to migrate to New Zealand. Let me start with the opportunities foreign…

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Unscrupulous employers hold migrants to ransom

The leaders of New Zealand must keep abreast of important issues as they arise, and must respond appropriately. One such response was the enactment of legislation aimed at combating migrant exploitation, with punitive measures such as up to 10 years imprisonment, $100,000 fine, revocation of residence visa and deportation. No doubt this sends a strong message, but the question is,…

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Two legal experts keen to meet you

Kenton Chambers Lawyers prides itself of respectable relationship with Immigration New Zealand (INZ), high success rate in providing immigration services, high quality service and professionalism, stress-free process for clients and reasonable fees. The firm acts within the bounds of Ethical Rules and Professional Standards of the Professional Bodies that the firm and staff belong. We make every effort to maintain…

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Muslims condemn Israeli attack

New Zealand Muslims join millions of other voices committed to peace and respect for human rights and sanctity of human lives in condemning in most unequivocal terms the current Israeli massacre of hundreds of innocent Palestinians and the wanton destruction of their infrastructure including schools, hospitals and places of prayers. The Zionist Israeli government has claimed that its actions are…

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