NZ’s Human Rights Record Stained by Child Poverty, Lack of Investment in its Young: Amnesty International; UNICEF and OECD

Amnesty International Report 2013 270,000 children, yes 270,000, children are now living in poverty in New Zealand, a country infamous for its low wage culture.   New Zealand’s high level of child poverty, violence against women and a proposed law affecting asylum seekers came under fire in Amnesty International’s Annual Report on the state of…

NZ Institute Report Card

Yesterday we published a Migrant Tale showing one immigrant’s  reaction to New Zealand’s poor ratings in the NZ Institute’s ‘State of the Nation’ report and new figures that had just been released showing that the country’s crime figures had sky rocketed. Today we’d like highlight Kiwis’ take on the report and their feelings about where…

New Zealanders STILL trapped in Thailand

John Key will decide within the next 48 hours whether to send commercial charter flights, or use a military aircraft currently headed to a base in the region, to get stranded New Zealanders out of Thailand: He said: “I think it would be irresponsible of me, as prime minister not to act today, I think…

New Zealanders STILL trapped in Thailand

John Key will decide within the next 48 hours whether to send commercial charter flights, or use a military aircraft currently headed to a base in the region, to get stranded New Zealanders out of Thailand: He said: “I think it would be irresponsible of me, as prime minister not to act today, I think…