NZ Herald: Professional migrants face discrimination in NZ – study
Excerpt: Highly skilled immigrants struggle to find jobs in New Zealand because they come up against a wall of discrimination from both potential employers and recruitment consultants, a Massey University study has found.
The Wellington-based study by human resource management lecturer Jacqui Campbell and communication lecturer Mingsheng Li unearthed disturbing evidence that many new arrivals remained unemployed or accepted unskilled work because of racism. Read more here.
NZ Herald: [New Zealand’s] Open-door policy on migrants ‘a danger’
New Zealand First has suggested the door should be shut on Asian immigrants.
NZ Herald: Flow of [New Zealand] migrants to Australia still big
Excerpt: The annual flow of New Zealand residents to live in Australia is the biggest since the middle of 2001.
Statistics New Zealand (SNZ) said a net 29,600 people migrated to Australia in the year to February, up from 22,200 in the February 2007 year. Read more here.
NZ Herald: MP’s Indian neighbours hit back at ‘racist’ claims
Excerpt: Fourteen-year-old Karamjit Singh lives in the same Tauranga street as New Zealand First MP Peter Brown.
But that’s about all he has in common with his neighbour.
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