#200: Auckland Ranked World’s #4 Most Cosmopolitan City

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New Zealand | 2015 World Migration Report
05 February 2016
Auckland Ranked World’s #4 Most Cosmopolitan City
Auckland has been identified as the world’s fourth most cosmopolitan city in the 2015 World Migration Report from the International Organisation for Migration.

Only Dubai (83%), Brussels (62%) and Toronto (46%) have larger foreign-born populations than the New…

Community/General | Independent (The)
07 February 2016
New Zealand One of The World’s Most Generous Nations
New Zealand is the country with the second highest rate of charitable donations as a percentage gross domestic product (GDP) according to…
Community/General | Business Insider
08 February 2016
New Zealand Unemployment Drops to 6-Year Low
New Zealand’s unemployment rate has plummeted to 5.3% – in the fourth quarter of the year – which is a six-year low.

“Although the number of employed people has…

New Zealand | Expat Forum
09 February 2016
New Zealand More Popular Than Ever For Visitors
New data shows that more people than ever are visiting New Zealand, as reported on ExpatForum.com.

In December 2015 visitor arrivals reached 444,900 – 3.13…

New Zealand | Washington Post
07 February 2016
More People Moving from Australia to New Zealand Than Vice Versa
The long-existing friendly rivalry between Australia and New Zealand was complicated over the past few…
Visual Arts | Atlantic (The)
03 February 2016
Photographer Robin Hammond Speaks on Conflict
New Zealand-born Robin Hammond is one of six photographers featured in a series called Conflict, which explores the testimonies of professional conflict…
Obituaries | Telegraph (The)
04 February 2016
Decorated WWII Fighter Pilot Keith Thiele
Squadron Leader Keith Thiele, who has died in Sydney aged 94, was decorated four times as a bomber and a fighter pilot and was one of only four New Zealand-born airmen to earn…
Film & TV | Hollywood Reporter
05 February 2016
David Farrier’s Doco Tickled a Hit with Critics
New investigative documentary, the “engrossing” Tickled, co-directed by New Zealanders David Farrier and Dylan Reeve, has received rave reviews from…
Music | San Luis Obispo Tribune (The)
04 February 2016
Ukulele Orchestra Strums up Fans in US
Andy Morley-Hall is a member of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, an eight-piece band that combines high-energy ukulele covers of classic pop and rock songs by the likes…
Business | Australian Financial Review
03 February 2016
New Zealanders Take over Australian Banks
“Congratulations to ANZ Banking Group’s tough new CEO, [New Zealander] Shayne Elliott [pictured] for both (partially) pulling the plug on the bank’s misguided Asian…
Music | YouTube
03 February 2016
The Phoenix Foundation – Give Up Your Dreams
Listen to the tunes of The Phoenix Foundation’s single Give Up Your Dreams. The Phoenix Foundation is a progressive indie rock band formed in Wellington, New…
Fashion | Harper’s Bazaar
02 February 2016
Queen of Eyewear Karen Walker Spearheads New Range
“The reigning queen of cult eyewear, Karen Walker, is back with another sunglasses collection, and yes – the lookbook is just as adorable and the…
Arts | YouTube
02 February 2016
Behind the Scenes at Weta Workshop: Wal & Dog
Weta Workshop creates an amazing new art piece… Two, in fact. Commissioned by the city’s Arts in Public Places Committee, Weta Workshop has brought the…
Worlds Biggest Waterslide
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