Is the deportation stance of New Zealand hypocritical?

Is the deportation stance of New Zealand hypocritical?

Newsroom Analysis by Laura Walters Jacinda Ardern has called Australia’s deportation policy “corrosive” to the Trans-Tasman relationship; Winston Peters says it is a “festering sore.” Is New Zealand being hypocritical given its own deportations to the Pacific? The Coalition Government has staunchly opposed Australia’s deportation of Kiwis, but Pacific experts warn New Zealand could face pushback from its Pacific neighbours…

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Pakistan should not ignore global anger over Pulwama attack

Pakistan should not ignore global anger over Pulwama attack

It is time Islamabad brought terrorists to justice Venkat Raman Never in its 72-year history as an independent, Sovereign country has India committed any aggression on any of its neighbours, especially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; in fact, it has been a singular victim of the latter’s homegrown terrorist attacks. The latest attack, that took place on February 14, 2019…

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Polytechnics to merge into a New Institute of Skills

Proposal for Public Consultation The government has proposed merging all 16 polytechnics in the country into a single National Institute and radically reforming industry training organisations. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said the Plan was challenging but necessary for shoring up a sector that had suffered falling enrolments and multimillion dollar deficits. Mr Hipkins said that the proposal included creating a…

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NZ-Australia talks highlight deportations

Chris Bramwell  The issue of Australia deporting New Zealanders who have committed crimes across the Tasman has become corrosive in the relationship between the two countries, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. Ms Ardern and her Australian counterpart, Scott Morrison held their annual talks in Auckland on Friday, February 22, 2019. Mr Morrison has forgone the normal overnight stay opted…

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Polytechnics to merge into a New Institute of Skills

Proposal for Public Consultation The government has proposed merging all 16 polytechnics in the country into a single National Institute and radically reforming industry training organisations. Education Minister Chris Hipkins said the Plan was challenging but necessary for shoring up a sector that had suffered falling enrolments and multimillion dollar deficits. Mr Hipkins said that the proposal included creating a…

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