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  1. Top source countries for migrant workers are not Asian

    04.25 / 10:53 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    A rise in work visa has been the driving force behind record immigration numbers but the main source countries are not from Asia.A Herald analysis into immigration data found work visa arrivals increased from 16,787 in 2004…
  2. Fran O'Sullivan: Brownlee understands the Trump talk

    04.25 / 09:56 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee has one important attribute that most foreign affairs mandarins lack. He gets the Donald Trump phenomenon.This is an important attribute for NZ's chief diplomat, who takes on the foreign…
  3. City Focus redevelopment deal to be signed off

    04.25 / 07:42 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Signing off a tender for the last stage of Manawa (formerly City Focus) redevelopment and who will represent the Rotorua Lakes Council at an upcoming freshwater symposium are two of the items up for discussion at Rotorua Lakes…
  4. New Zealand Homicide: new police report delves into violent deaths

    04.25 / 04:06 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Almost one in ten homicide victims are killed by their parent or a parent's live-in partner, a new report that delves into the circumstances surrounding murder and manslaughter cases has found.The Homicide Victims in New…
  5. Gallipoli an example to those in conflict today, Justice Minister Amy Adams tells dawn service

    04.25 / 03:27 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Thousands gathered at a dawn service at Gallipoli have been told by Justice Minister Amy Adams that the friendship between New Zealand and Turkey can inspire those in conflict today."For those men who came ashore here, few…
  6. Political Roundup: A Conservative cabinet reshuffle

    04.25 / 01:16 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    What does yesterday's Cabinet reshuffle say about where the National Government is going? Not a lot, really. But it does reiterate that Prime Minister Bill English will continue to govern in his general conservative manner. He's…
  7. $53m world expo cost needs explaining: NZ First leader Winston Peters

    04.24 / 23:59 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    New Zealanders must be told what the return on investment will be from the $53 million cost of exhibiting at a world expo in Dubai, NZ First leader Winston Peters says.The high cost of being at the 2020 World Expo has already…
  8. Mystery plane lands in Wellington ahead of top-secret Five Eyes conference at Millbrook Estate in the Central Otago reso

    04.24 / 23:59 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Another mysterious aircraft has arrived in the country, as a top-secret spy conference begins.Fairfax reported last night that a Gulfstream jet with blocked credentials landed at Wellington Airport during the evening.An…
  9. Barry Soper: Why can't our politicians stand up for Kiwis in front of Australian bull?

    04.24 / 17:29 www.nzherald.co.nz Nzherald.co.nz - Politics
    Former Prime Ministerial tyrant Rob Muldoon had a way with words and he'll amused from his sty in the sky about a comment he once made about kiwis flocking across the ditch for the dusty pastures of Australia.Muldoon said they…