Posts Tagged ‘Unemployment’

Migrants causing unemployment – Salvation Army say yes PM says no

Friday, October 21st, 2016

The Salvation Army says there is persistent unemployment in the  15- to 24-year-old age group and this is related to immigration. It says as a country we need to have a rational and open debate around the role of immigration in New Zealand’s future. In a report, What Next, released this week;the Salvation Army suggests Read more

Muslims most likely to be unemployed

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Not all religions and their followers are equal in New Zealand, a Herald investigation into the state of faith has found. A University of Waikato Islamic studies review on patterns and disparity of New Zealand Muslims found Muslims to be more educated and qualified than Christians. However, Muslims are three times more likely to be Read more

Maori and Pacific income inequality continues

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Income inequality continues to dominate among New Zealand’s Maori and Pacific populations, new research shows. Waikato University demographer Dr Tahu Kukutai says that New Zealand is still wasting its “demographic dividend” of young Maori and Pacific people reaching working age, as investments in health and education fail to flow through into highly paid jobs. Dr Kukutai’s Read more

Reclassifying beneficiaries won’t create jobs say Caritas

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Reclassifying beneficiaries under the new legislation will do nothing to create jobs says Caritas Aotearoa in the sumbission it made to Parliament’s social services committee on Wednesday Research and advocacy co-ordinator Lisa Beech said what the legislation was attempting to do had parallels with the poor houses of Britain in the 19th century. Beech said Read more

Solomon’s Archbishop says send unemployed people home

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Archbishop of the Church of Melenesia, David Vunagi, says  unemployed people should be sent away from the capital, Honiara, in a bid to reduce crime. “As long as we continue to have people who are doing nothing in Honiara, this is where all this criminal activity is beginning to develop; stealing, shoplifting, even snatching Read more

A Generation betrayed – L’Osservatore Romano

Friday, October 28th, 2011

The anger of protestors who for months now have invaded the public squares of half the world is that of a generation at a standstill, disillusioned by dreams of narcissistic and quarrelsome fathers. The slow death of liberalism of the 80’s and 90’s, is leaving us with a world split in two: countries that are Read more

Pope: create fairness and jobs to stop riots

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

The Pope has blamed the recent riots on the erosion of moral values in Britain and warned the Coalition that more trouble was likely if it did not bring down unemployment and spread wealth more fairly.

The pope spoke out as he welcomed Britain’s new ambassador to the Vatican, Nigel Baker, on what was his 43rd birthday.

Mr Baker presented his letters of credential to the Pontiff in a colourful ceremony at his summer lakeside residence.

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