Category: Political Party

Pacific Immigration Quota opens but NZ’s “mean-spirited” immigration policies remain

Changes to Immigration policies enacted by the John Key government, such as the removal of the Adult Sibling category in 2012 has not only made things difficult, it is has become in some cases, a legal instrument keeping families apart.

NZ must back Pacific nations with climate change actions

Messages of condolences from this house have no meaningful effect if they are not backed by action to ensure such horrors are not repeated. Words from professional politicians will never be a match for actions from real leaders. Dr Russel Norman

NZ FOR VANUATU: Another $1.5million plus two flights for Vanuatu’s Cyclone Pam relief

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced an additional $1.5 million in Cyclone Pam relief, on top of the $1 million contributed yesterday. He also announced two more NZ Defence Force (NZDF) relief flights...

CYCLONE PAM: Minister Peseta sends message of support, Su’a calls for greater effort

Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, has offered his sympathy and support to Pacific Island nations caught in Cyclone Pam’s destructive path. He also said that the $1million contribution announced yesterday is the...

Greens lodge official complaint as Pacific spying allegations confirmed

“The fact that our GCSB services have been handing over information from our Pacific island neighbours willy nilly to the United States is incredibly harmful to our relations and standing within the Pacific islands nations community.” Denise Roche, Green Party.