Posts Tagged ‘Darien Fenton’

NZ Parliament rejects Easter trading for the 11th time Comments 0

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The New Zealand Parliament has rejected legislation to allow Easter trading for the 11th time. 10 bills have been put up by National members and one by Labour. The present bill was sponsored by National MP for Waitaki Jacqui Dean and proposed allowing shops to open over Easter in Waitaki and Wanaka. It was voted Read more

Residency struggle for Pacific immigrants Comments 0

Friday, March 9th, 2012

A new two-tier immigration system that favours the wealthy means that fewer Pacific Island migrants may be able to gain New Zealand residency. The government will scrap the sibling and adult child immigration categories to “reduce the number of unskilled migrants who find it difficult to get jobs and are more likely to get benefit Read more