Golriz Ghahraman is a former refugee and UN human rights lawyer who is standing for the Green Party at this year’s election. The Auckland-based lawyer is focussed on tackling child poverty and youth rights, among other issues of significance to Māori.
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Australian twist on race relations
An Australian meat campaign has hammed up the country's multicultural society while firmly reminding who the nation's indigenous people are. The campaign features a group of aborigines setting up for a barbeque on a deserted beach, only to be joined by successive groups of different ethnicities.
Native Affairs Summer Series- Nau mai, haere mai Refugees
Native Affairs went inside the Mangere refugee camp, where we met a Syrian whānau who were learning what it takes to be kiwis.
Māori Samaritan helping needy in Middle East
Owen Pomana (Ngāti Kahungunu) is on a mission travelling through the Middle East to help Syrian refugees. He's renowned for providing assistance to Auckland’s homeless and the needy.
Greens urge NZ intervention on Australian offshore detainees
The Green Party has urged the government to consider resettling refugees and asylum seekers from Australia's offshore detention centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Australia’s controversial offshore detention policy for asylum seekers has come under increased international pressure this year due to legal challenges and leaked documents detailing abuses at the facilities.
Key defends ‘disappointing’ refugee quota at opening of new resettlement facility
The refurbished and expanded Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre was reopened today at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister John Key, Labour Leader Andrew Little and Minister for Immigration Michael Woodhouse.
Native Affairs- Ngāti Syria
Native Affairs goes inside the Mangere refugee camp, where we meet a Syrian whānau who are learning what it takes to be kiwis.
Native Affairs – Political Panel
A rally in Auckland over the weekend called on the Government to allow ten thousand refugees to settle immediately in Aotearoa.
John Key confirms NZ plans to take on 750 Syrian refugees
New Zealand plans to take 750 Syrian refugees into the country. That's according to John Key today in his weekly post cabinet meeting press conference.
Native Affairs- Moral Outrage, Criminal Act
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has described an Israeli attack on a UN School sheltering Palestinian refugees as "a moral outrage and a criminal act."