Category Archives: NZ Immigration

The difference between Islam Islamism — Kiwiblog

A very good op ed in Stuff from Muhammad Umar. Similarly, I am not shy to say that there will be some extremist people present in the Muslim community, and also, there are several conservative people.But there are many who want to be integrated, who are just like normal day-to-day Kiwis.Why there are several conservative people…

The difference between Islam Islamism — Kiwiblog

Why have deportations dropped off? — Kiwiblog

Radio NZ reports: The number of people deported from New Zealand has fallen by 40 percent.There were about 1700 in the last financial year compared to almost 3000 the year before.The decrease includes voluntary departures managed by Immigration New Zealand, which fell by a 1000 last year, to their lowest level in at least four…

via Why have deportations dropped off? — Kiwiblog

Why Wasn’t Terrorist Subject to Sections 163 & 164? — The BFD

The Prime Minister and the Immigration Minister need to answer as to why the terrorist Ahamed Aathill Mohamed Samsudeen was not able to be deported based on sections 163 and 164 of the Immigration Act 2009, Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins says. “Immigration Law in New Zealand provides that the Minister of Immigration can…

via Why Wasn’t Terrorist Subject to Sections 163 & 164? — The BFD

Why Does Labour Always Wait until It’s a Crisis? — The BFD

Dr James McDowallACT Immigration spokesperson The Labour Party has left business owners in a state of distress for far longer than was necessary with some going to the wall or suffering from mental health problems as a result of the Government preventing workers from coming here. ACT welcomes RSE workers from Tonga, Vanuatu and Samoa…

via Why Does Labour Always Wait until It’s a Crisis? — The BFD

Shane will be shaking with fear — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Government coalition partner Shane Jones was both “loose” and “wrong” in saying Indian students were ruining academic institutions.Jones, NZ First MP and minister for regional economic development, said “unfettered” immigration was out of control on Newshub Nation on Saturday, referring to everyone who “comes here from New Delhi”. This second broadside against New Zealand’s Indian community in recent months earned Jones a rebuke…

via Shane will be shaking with fear — Kiwiblog

IMMIGRATION: Politikiwi Election Promises Tracker — The BFD

 

Over on the website Politikiwi they are tracking the government’s election promises. The website was launched eight months ago and its existence was announced on Reddit. It began as a personal project for 19-year-old software engineer Robert Calvert’s portfolio. Introducing Politikiwi – A polling aggregation and politician popularity tracking site for New Zealand politics.[…] Politikiwi…

via IMMIGRATION: Politikiwi Election Promises Tracker — The BFD

Immigration NZ’s fake map and fake fact sheet — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

We have written about the disgusting deep-rooted anti-semitism inside the Labour party in Britain. We have highlighted the fact that the NZ Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt failed to condemn the anti-Semitism of UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, despite the commission’s commitment to fighting bigotry. Now, shockingly, Immigration New Zealand has literally erased the country…

via Immigration NZ’s fake map and fake fact sheet — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Customs vaguely responds to search/detention over manuscript — Your NZ

Following up on yesterday’s post NZ Customs accused of abusing powers ahead of Blomfield book launch (it has been confirmed that it was Matt Blomfield and his family who wee detained). Customs responded via twitter: We are happy to meet with or talk to the traveller and provide more information, should they wish to discuss […]

via Customs vaguely responds to search/detention over manuscript — Your NZ

Immigration rules discriminatory — Your NZ

An item on Sunday raised ‘serious serious questions’ about NZ’s refugee policy, which has a special rule that requires that refugees from Africa and the Middle East must have family in New Zealand to qualify. And the Minister of Immigration agrees that it is a discriminatory rule and says that Cabinet is reviewing the rule. […]

via Immigration rules discriminatory — Your NZ

People directly affected by Christchurch mosque attacks offered permanent residency — Your NZ

Immigration New Zealand is offering a special permanent resident visa for anyone directly affected by the Christchurch mosque shootings, and also for their families. Christchurch Response (2019) — permanent resident visa From 24 April 2019, people present during the terrorist attacks in Christchurch and their immediate families can apply for a special permanent resident visa. […]

via People directly affected by Christchurch mosque attacks offered permanent residency — Your NZ

Christchurch Massacre: Yes, It’s Terrorism, Yes, It’s Tragic—and Yes, Elites Could Halt It, By Halting Immigration. But They Won’t. — The Wentworth Report

Christchurch Massacre: Yes, It’s Terrorism, Yes, It’s Tragic—and Yes, Elites Could Halt It, By Halting Immigration. But They Won’t. By Peter Brimelow. Although apparently the act of an individual, it was terrorism, in the sense that the alleged perpetrator, Brenton Tarrant, consciously used the what Leftists used to extoll as “propaganda of the deed” to […]

via Christchurch Massacre: Yes, It’s Terrorism, Yes, It’s Tragic—and Yes, Elites Could Halt It, By Halting Immigration. But They Won’t. — The Wentworth Report

A charming guy — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: One of Australia’s most senior Muslim clerics, Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, was refused entry to New Zealand following the Christchurch massacre – but the ban was overturned following a complaint to the Australian government.The revelation will raise questions about why the Sheikh was on a New Zealand no-fly list, particularly in light of accusations…

via A charming guy — Kiwiblog

2018 citizenship numbers — Your NZ

The top ten nationalities who got New Zealand citizenship last year: United Kingdom including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – 5471 India – 4845 Samoa including Western Samoa – 3185 Philippines – 3079 South Africa – 2691 Fiji – 2542 China including Hong Kong, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Macau and Macao – 1175 Tonga – […]

via 2018 citizenship numbers — Your NZ

NZ towns rejected for being ‘too white’ by refugee advocates — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

An article I read on RadioNZ about refugees made me wonder. Why would anyone reading it reckon it a good idea to import refugees who think that a Kiwi town where most of the inhabitants are ‘white’ is going to be a difficult place for them to integrate? quote. A refugee-led NGO is unhappy the…

via NZ towns rejected for being ‘too white’ by refugee advocates — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Net migration lower than thought — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Have you heard the one about New Zealand’s booming migration?Turns out, we might not have quite as many people heading to our shores as we thought.Statistics NZ has switched to using outcomes data to measure migration, instead of the old intentions-based measure. It says this is a more accurate way of showing what’s really…

via Net migration lower than thought — Kiwiblog

Faces of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The owners of a restaurant in St Heliers which had a turnover of $1.6 million last year and employs 26 staff have been denied residency because the business does not add significant benefit to New Zealand, Immigration say.[…] A Newspaper Someone has to say it so I will. Just like another family of hard-working South…

via Faces of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Winston’s migration test — Kiwiblog

Graham Adams writes: The Government voted for the first UN global agreement on a common approach to international migration on December 19 – amid a flurry of mostly negative commentary. Bridges said National would withdraw from the pact if elected because it “could restrict the ability of future governments to set immigration and foreign policy, and to…

via Winston’s migration test — Kiwiblog

The Sroubek threats — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: The National Party has released parts of a recording of convicted drug smuggler Karel Sroubek which it says proves he threatened his estranged wife and forced her to write a letter supporting his residency bid.In the phone call between Sroubek and his wife, Sroubek appears audibly frustrated that she has submitted a character…

via The Sroubek threats — Kiwiblog

Join the dots: Sroubek – Hardcore – Ardern — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Michael Woodhouse has been doing a fine job in Parliament, chipping away at Iain Lees-Galloway and exposing the information surrounding Sroubek’s immigration status. His latest efforts in the house today were rewarded by an admission from Ms Ardern that she received a text from Richie Hardcore when Sroubek was initially granted residency. Newstalkzb has the…

via Join the dots: Sroubek – Hardcore – Ardern — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Sroubek’s estranged wife ‘afraid for her life’, questioning of Lees-Galloway, Ardern continue — Your NZ

The Karel Sroubek immigration issue remains in the headlines after Sroubek’s wife has spoken out, saying she is afraid for her life. She also raises questions about the actions of the Immigration Service, who tracked her down at a safe house. Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway is still in the firing line, and Winston Peters is […]

via Sroubek’s estranged wife ‘afraid for her life’, questioning of Lees-Galloway, Ardern continue — Your NZ

Iain Lees-Galloway is toast — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Derek Cheng opines: quote. Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says trust and confidence in immigration services have been damaged, but the bigger problem is whether he and the Prime Minister have been damaged. And he has done nothing to counter that view. He was already on the back foot after admitting he made his decision to…

via Iain Lees-Galloway is toast — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Lees-Galloway changes decision, Sroubek to be deported — Your NZ

After a lot of attention given to his decision not to deport Karel Sroubek, plus political pressure, and getting new information, Minister of Immigration Iain Lees-Galloway has reversed his decision not to deport Sroubek after he ends the prison term he is serving. This has all looked quite sloppy from Lees-Galloway, and he has apologised […]

via Lees-Galloway changes decision, Sroubek to be deported — Your NZ

Garner on Lees-Galloway — Kiwiblog

Duncan Garner writes: Hi Iain, Bet this wasn’t how your Labour mates saw this weekend’s party conference playing out. Can’t imagine, Iain, you’ll be dragged up on the stage as ministerial eye-candy either. Standing ovation anyone? Iain Lees-Galloway for services to a foreign crook and an unsafer New Zealand. Actually he might get a standing ovation…

via Garner on Lees-Galloway — Kiwiblog

More ‘new information’ that prompted reconsideration of Sroubek residency — Your NZ

A report that there was more new information that prompted a reconsideration of the Sroubrek residency decision than that he had returned voluntarily to the Czech republic. Exclusive: Details surrounding Karel Sroubek’s residency revealedhttps://t.co/Uk6KGWuZAO pic.twitter.com/SuMFNOCHhV — Newstalk ZB (@NewstalkZB) October 31, 2018 Newstalk ZB: Details surrounding Karel Sroubek’s residency revealed Yesterday, Newstalk ZB revealed Sroubek […]

via More ‘new information’ that prompted reconsideration of Sroubek residency — Your NZ

Refugee quota to lift just before next election — Your NZ

 

Jacinda Ardern, with Winston Peters at her side, has announced that the refugee quota will be increased from 1000 to 1500 in July 2020, just before the next election. This year’s budget has already allowed for enlarging refugee facilities. After Peters’ recent grandstanding on refugees the timing of the increase is curious. The official announcement: […]

via Refugee quota to lift just before next election — Your NZ

Chelsea Manning in NZ — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: National is calling on the Government to bar ex-US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning from visiting the country next month. Former Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said the “convicted felon” should not be allowed to earn money talking about her crimes, and it would “not enhance” New Zealand’s relationship with the US. … Woodhouse said if…

via Chelsea Manning in NZ — Kiwiblog

Government has reneged on immigration ‘promises’ — Your NZ

 

It seemed fairly clear before last year’s election that NZ First wanted to slash immigration numbers, and Labour wanted to cut them significantly. But that hasn’t happened. Winston Peters now says he ‘lost that argument’ after being asked about a small drop only in net immigration numbers, but Labour also seem to have given up […]

via Government has reneged on immigration ‘promises’ — Your NZ

Illegal migrant prostitutes too ‘terrified’ to report exploitation — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 18 March 2018 Migrant prostitutes working illegally on temporary visas are “terrified” they will be deported if they report exploitative pimps and abusive clients to authorities. In the past year, 136 migrants suspected of coming here to carry out sex work were denied entry into New Zealand, Immigration New Zealand data revealed. Sex work is…

via Illegal migrant prostitutes too ‘terrified’ to report exploitation — Family First NZ

Looks like Child Poverty is solved, Jacinda moves to end filling out departure cards — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Jacinda Ardern must be congratulated, she’s solved the housing crisis, child poverty, transport issues, climate change issues and it is only small stuff that needs fixing now…like filling out departure cards: The Prime Minister wants to stop people having to fill out departure cards when they leave the country. Australia has already put an end…

via Looks like Child Poverty is solved, Jacinda moves to end filling out departure cards — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Duncan Garner dares to say what we all are thinking — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Duncan Garner in his opinion piece dared to say what so many of us are already thinking. Well aware that Immigration is a dangerous topic in today’s PC world he was careful to include a disclaimer before he got down to business. None of what I say here in this column is intended to…

via Duncan Garner dares to say what we all are thinking — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media