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    'Concentrated' camps for refugees: Austria's far-right government faces protests over its anti-immigration agenda
     18 January 2018
    Austrians have taken refugees into their homes. But the new far-right government would like to move refugees out of the community and into "concentrated" centres, which protestors argue recalls a darker time in Austria's history.
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    Korea summit 'achieves nothing': NZ lobby
    18 Jan: A New Zealand society fighting for better understanding of North Korea says "nothing will be achieved" by a summit discussing denuclearisation of the country.... more
    Govt agency entertainment bill tops $300k
    18 Jan: A government agency - Callaghan Innovation - has spent more than $300,000 on entertainment, including $2000 for a night out on Auckland's Karangahape Road.... more
    Tertiary trainer manipulated data: report
    17 Jan: A now-defunct Auckland tertiary training facility manipulated data about its students so it could gain greater funding, a government investigation has found.... more
    Manus Island security contract dispute leaves asylum seekers feeling 'unsafe'
    17 Jan: A local security company this week stopped guards contracted by the Australian Government from entering new refugee accommodation, because it wants a slice of the lucrative contract.... more
    Firms' confidence sours on Labour jitters
    16 Jan: Kiwi firms have turned pessimistic about the country's economic fortunes for the first time in more than two years a Labour-led government spooking businesses... more
    Have your say on foreign buyers, budget
    16 Jan: Public submissions are about to close on two bills that will shape New Zealand for the next year, and years to come - budget 2018 and the foreign buyer's ban.... more
    PNG Governor orders evacuation of second volcano as eruption fears mount
    15 Jan: Papua New Guinea authorities order the evacuation of some 5,000 people from three islands amid fears of a volcanic eruption, as the country's Prime Minister directs national resources to assist in the disaster response.... more
    Refreshed Ardern says govt agenda on track
    15 Jan: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has returned from the Christmas break refreshed and optimistic her government is on track to achieve its ambitious policy goals.... more
    Christchurch bar robbed at gunpoint
    14 Jan: A Christchurch bar has been robbed at gunpoint by a man wearing a black hooded jacket and a ski glove on his left hand.... more

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