Posts Tagged ‘Cultural Difference’

Filipino workers offended by Kiwi’s colourful language Comments 0

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

A large portion of the migrant workers rebuilding Christchurch are from the Philippines Many Filipinos are devout Roman Catholics and some found the colourful building site language demeaning and sacrilegious. “We’ve heard of Filipino workers walking off a work site, sometimes in groups, because the swearing and shouting got too much, so it’s something to Read more

New Zealand not in a position to judge arranged marriages Comments 0

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said New Zealand was not in a position to judge the 400 visas issued each year for women to enter the country for an arranged marriage. He was responding to a question at the National Party conference in Christchurch from a delegate concerned at domestic violence cases within arranged marriages going Read more