The Labour Inspectorate and Immigration New Zealand will receive a funding boost to assist in the efforts to crack down on worker exploitation.
A Chinese company trying to get visas for nearly 200 workers from China for a waterfront hotel build in Auckland is under attack from unions over its tactics.
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has brushed off concerns about Chinese aid following a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, saying grants and loans from the Asian superpower are “all out in the open”.
In today's email we looked at the latest stats on migration and business confidence, and asked whether 16 year olds should be able to vote.
In today's email we detail another batch of migration statistics, and the stoush they set off.
In today's email we examine Michael Woodhouse's balancing act as he walks the tightrope between taking a "Kiwis first" line and reassuring employers who need migrant workers, and we also detail how 1989 was the year that rule changes triggered a massive inter-generational divide.
In today's email we dive into the migration debate, look at the resurgence of the homelessness issue, and find that fixing our waterways is going to be an expensive, slow process.
After months of reports about widespread abuse of migrants, the Government moved this morning to crack down on employers who break the rules.
Housing and migration are shaping up as the big issues in next year's election and this week's figures show the Government faces a huge task to convince the public that new housing supply is growing fast enough to keep up with the fastest population growth from migration in over 100 years.