PTEs say online foreign students should get work permits

 Image from ENZ Website) Some foreign students studying online should remain eligible for New Zealand work permits when they graduate, according to a group of private tertiary institutions. Quality Tertiary Institutions said the move would encourage more students to enrol with New Zealand education providers while the borders remained closed. It included the call in a manifesto of policies it…

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Treasury allays fears but warns economic recovery would be longer

Sourced and Edited Content Wellington, September 16, 2020 The economy has come through the initial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in better shape than expected but faces a tougher and longer road to full recovery, according to the Treasury. The Pre-election opening of the government books (PREFU) showed a budget deficit of $23.4 billion for the year ended June 2020,…

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