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High Jobless Rate for 'Other' Ethnic Groups Shows Failure of Immigration Policies

Posted on 09 May 2002
The latest Household Labour Force Survey showing 10.2 percent unemployment for what is called “other” ethnic groups – that is, not Maori or Pacific Islanders -  is further evidence of the failure of the government’s immigration policies, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

Playing Politics With Refugees

Posted on 09 May 2002
Speech by Hon Richard Prebble, Leader ACT New Zealand,

How did Insane Killer get past Dalziel's 'Hard Line'?

Posted on 26 Apr 2002
The fact Claude John Gabriel, an insane killer, has managed to get in the country and can’t be extradited is frightening, ACT Immigration Spokesman MP Penny Webster said today.

How did Insane Killer get past Dalziel's 'Hard Line'?

Posted on 26 Apr 2002
The fact Claude John Gabriel, an insane killer, has managed to get in the country and can’t be extradited is frightening, ACT Immigration Spokesman MP Penny Webster said today.

The Brain Drain Is Back

Posted on 19 Apr 2002
It is of great concern that the outflow of skilled New Zealanders has started again, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today in response to the March immigration figures.

Government Has Lost Control of Immigration

Posted on 11 Apr 2002
The Labour Department’s forecast that an extra 7000 people will be unemployed by September, due mainly to immigration, is yet another proof of my claim that the government has lost control of immigration, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

ACT Calls for Review of Refugee Approval Process

Posted on 09 Apr 2002
ACT leader Richard Prebble has called for a fundamental review of the way the New Zealand government handles refugee applications, after the UN decision that most of the Tampa boat people on Nauru are not genuine refugees.

Skilled and Unskilled Migrants - the Brain Drain.

Posted on 08 Apr 2002
The 'Brain Drain' is starting again while the September 11 events proved to be only a minor blip.