Posts Tagged ‘Refugee Quota’

Catholic partnership approved to sponsor refugees

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Caritas, as one of four organisations approved for the new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS) programme, will lead the coordination of a number of Catholic organisations who will support a refugee family to settle in New Zealand. The other organisations taking part are:  Gleniti Baptist Church (Timaru), South West Baptist Church (Christchurch) and the Society Read more

No defence for NZ’s small refugee quota

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Support for growing New Zealand’s refugee quota has been swelling over the last six months. Every week a new commentator sees the global refugee crisis and our tiny intake and agrees that New Zealanders must do our bit. One of the very few people to publicly oppose an increase in New Zealand’s refugee quota is Read more

NZers urged to share the peace and welcome refugees

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The Human Rights Commission says New Zealand can help its own citizens and also provide refuge to people escaping violence and war. “We can help our own people and we can also save some of the world’s most vulnerable people. It doesn’t have to be one or the other,” said Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Read more