Wage Subsidy fraud goes beyond New Zealand borders

Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders have benefited from the government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme but unfortunately, there have been a number of people who have also received the benefit through fraudulent means as per the information obtained by Indian Newslink. ‘The Covid-19 Wage Subsidy’ made a flat payment for 12 weeks at $585.80 per week… Continue reading Wage Subsidy fraud goes beyond New Zealand borders

Government introduces law to erect a firewall around New Zealand

The livestreaming of objectionable content could become illegal as the Government introduces a law which allows it to erect a firewall around New Zealand’s internet. Industry group Internet NZ says the Government should not grant itself powers to restrict access to parts of the internet in hope of curbing the spread of violent extremism online.… Continue reading Government introduces law to erect a firewall around New Zealand

Coronavirus: Former Hamilton Muslim leader dies from Covid-19

See also: Video: Coronavirus “Soldier of Allah” Imam Celebrates Non-Muslim Deaths Ismail Gamadid was crucial in aiding the resettlement of many families to New Zealand. Hamilton’s Muslim community is in shock following the news one of their stalwarts has succumbed to Covid-19 in his home country Somalia. Former Waikato Muslim Association and Waikato Refugee Forum… Continue reading Coronavirus: Former Hamilton Muslim leader dies from Covid-19

Proposed overhaul: Social media giants could face fines for failing to take down illegal content

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube could face $200,000 fines for failing to take down “objectionable” content in a major proposal for dealing with digital harm in the wake of the March 15 terrorist attacks in Christchurch. A civil fine is one aspect of a new bill, introduced today by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin, that would… Continue reading Proposed overhaul: Social media giants could face fines for failing to take down illegal content