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16 Feb 2019 17:55
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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.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Jennifer Lopez felt "addicted" to sugary treats whilst preparing for her latest movie role 17:38

    Law and Order:
    Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found in Whairepo Lagoon, near Frank Kitts Park today as unexplained 17:36

    Basketball:
    Kevin Braswell will continue to look in the mirror and ask how he can become a better coach 17:26

    Entertainment:
    Jussie Smollett is "p***ed off" that people don't believe the "truth" about him being attacked 17:08

    Boxing:
    Joseph Parker is staying loyal 16:56

    Entertainment:
    Keith Richards is "drying out" and has cut back on drinking 16:38

    Rugby League:
    The Breakers are motivated to make good on a promise when they meet the Brisbane Bullets in their final Australian Basketball League match tonight 16:16

    Law and Order:
    Lime has fined a Dunedin crash victim $100 for not leaving her e-scooter in a place Lime could recover it 16:16

    Entertainment:
    Audrina Patridge has a new boyfriend 16:08

    Entertainment:
    Rebel Wilson didn't expect Liam Hemsworth to be "funny' because he's "so hot" 15:38


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