Posts Tagged ‘Chris Fa’afoi’

NZ’s border to open for tourists before separated families

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Immigration lawyers and advocates in New Zealand are echoing similar concerns Pope Francis made during his recent trip to Cypris. In Cypris, Francis warned Europe of its indifference to migrants, saying migration issues are something society is getting used to. He went on to label the indifference “a grave disease for which there is no Read more

New legislation could see parents prosecuted for denying hormone therapy

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

New legislation could see parents prosecuted for preventing their children having hormone treatment. It’s understood both criminal and civil offences will be introduced. Although the details are not yet clear, Justice Minister Kris Faafoi has signalled his desire to pass the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill before February next year. The bill responds to Labour’s Read more

7 money lenders and retailers identified as burdening poor with debt

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Seven money lenders and retailers have been named by marae advocates for allegedly helping poor South Auckland families to incur heavy debts. Te Puea Memorial Marae chairman Hurimoana Dennis has named the South Auckland lenders and retail outlets whom he says are most commonly owed money by homeless families coming to the marae for help. Read more