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22 Oct 2019 11:19
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  •   Home > News > Politics

    A humanitarian advocate says Cantabrians should be the first Kiwis to welcome refugees ... as they've been on a similar journey

    A humanitarian advocate says Cantabrians should be the first Kiwis to welcome refugees ... as they've been on a similar journey


    The city's open to refugees again after its quota was suspended due to the
    September 2010 earthquake.

    Relief Aid founder Michael Seawright says it can be hard for New Zealanders
    to empathise with the refugee struggle ... but many quake victims can.

    He says it has a major impact on someone's life to be forced from their home
    overnight.

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     Other Politics News
     22 Oct: Donald Trump's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic wilderness is dividing Indigenous Alaskans
     22 Oct: New rules for inmates' mail are expected to take into account the danger of social media
     21 Oct: Winston Peters and his colleague Shane Jones have had their dinner with Gun City owner David Tipple
     21 Oct: The Prime Minister says getting young people into the trades starts at home
     20 Oct: Brexit delay request sent to EU, along with letter from Boris Johnson arguing against it
     20 Oct: New Zealand First is to make a policy announcement, at the party's annual conference
     20 Oct: The Justice Minister says he made the responsible decision, in allowing a man to be extradited to face trial over the deaths of more than 350 people
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     Today's News

    Politics:
    Donald Trump's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic wilderness is dividing Indigenous Alaskans 11:17

    Environment:
    Snow to low levels is expected in the South Island tonight, as a cold front moves up the country 11:07

    Entertainment:
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has described the scary moment a plane she was on was hit by electrical storms as “quite an adventure” 11:06

    Law and Order:
    Police are preparing to release more details on the fatal crash - at a media conference 10:57

    Entertainment:
    Kevin Jonas has had his wife Danielle tattooed on his arm 10:36

    Soccer:
    What's the best way to celebrate a bye? 10:27

    Tennis:
    Roger Federer has celebrated his 1500th ATP match with a straight sets 53-minute win into the second round of the Swiss indoor championships in his hometown Basel 10:07

    Entertainment:
    Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were a “great team” during a spooky Halloween themed outing with their daughter Stormi 10:06

    Entertainment:
    Jim Carrey and Ginger Gonzaga have reportedly split 9:36

    Law and Order:
    A Dunedin man will be sentenced today for grooming a 14-year-old, less than three months after being found not guilty of raping a young girl 9:27


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