People wishing to become Kiwi's, New Zealanders that is, will be taught N Z values before they are allowed in. This initiative has been launched in an attempt to avert tension and violence between locals and newcomers as well as those already settled.
Federation of islamic associations of New Zealand president Javed Khan said he welcomed the education plan, as long as it did not evolve into a series of compulsory tests.
More is the pity the Australian Fed govt can't pull its finger out and co-ordinate a similar set of values for indigenous New Zealanders arriving here willy nilly without residential permits. About 3% of the population of New Zealand are now domiciled in Australia. Most of the males are employed in the security businesses like bouncers in clubs; due to their overpowering body size.
Australian prisoner of war, David Hicks say's his time of illegal imprisonment by the American global terrorists in Guantanamo Bay concentration camp; was a torture, the like of which was endured by inmates of Nazi Germany's WW2 Concentration camps or those confined in the various "Gulags" of Soviet Russia era notoriety. All though well fed and probably with a few extra gobs from his jailers to make the gravy go further, it seems the abominable brutal yanks were trying to feed him - rather than starve him - into submission. "Seig Heil" GWB. jr.
Australia's "Right wing One Nation party leader Pauline Hanson the former fish and chip shop owner and bed pal of party follower David Oldfield, admitted that she was uneducated, but insisted that success that came without any formal education, can be held somehow to be a badge of honour.
And it is no dishonour to have been denied the privilege of a higher education, in our history, there is no shortage of Australians who have achieved great distinction despite humble beginnings and a lack of formal education opportunity. Ms Hanson may consider she is among their ranks. Those with higher education skills, Mainly brought about by being fortunate to have wealth or position in life, and who scoff at the efforts of those they consider lesser when they make an effort to display their limited skills in their own style, are merely grammatical bores who consider a Greek or Latin word adds weight to their opinion, [Z Fish, take notice you nasty little worm]
A FAT, satisfied workaholic who enjoys spending and technology, and wouldn't trust oil companies as far as he could throw them. I would say that's about the average snapshot of today's Fair dinky di Australian. Australians are more satisfied with their lives than ever before, and 2007 is the year of feeling comfortable, but also of tough choices, the vast majority of Australians are very satisfied with their lives and did not want to work less, also married people were more satisfied with their lives than singles. How long have you been married, are you happy ? Or if not let me Know why. Anyhow, everyone have a great day .Vest daily gaggle.