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Refugees: Labour, Greens seek emergency intake

Refugees: Labour, Greens seek emergency intake

The Labour and Green parties will try to introduce urgent law changes for a one-off emergency intake of Syrian refugees as well as to lift New Zealand's quota of refugees from 750 to 1000 permanently.

Govt urged to boost refugee quota

Govt urged to boost refugee quota

Pressure is mounting on New Zealand to increase its 30-year-old refugee quota and make an emergency intake as the migrant crisis grows out of control in Europe and the Middle East.

Williamson 'due to announce mayoral bid'

Williamson 'due to announce mayoral bid'

Maurice Williamson, whose controversial speech to an IT conference has sparked complaints about "sexist jokes, was set to announce his plans for the Auckland mayoralty shortly, a National Party source says.

NZ money for Nauru on hold

NZ money for Nauru on hold

The New Zealand Government has put aid money for Nauru's justice sector on hold for what Foreign Minister Murray McCully said was Nauru's failure to address concerns over the rule of law.

Williamson accused of inappropriate comments

Williamson accused of inappropriate comments

Colourful backbench National MP Maurice Williamson has been accused of making sexist and misogynist comments at a conference dinner.

New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildings

New timeframe to strengthen quake-prone buildings

Buildings with verandas and other features that could collapse into busy areas will need to be earthquake-strengthened in half the time, the Government has announced.

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