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Church and community groups will help up to 30 Syrian refugees settle here by sponsoring them, Gill Bonnett spoke to those taking part in the trial scheme. Audio
The Waiwhetu community in Lower Hutt rallied together, offering their time, plant cuttings, potting mix and money after vandals ruined Khaled Al Jouja's garden. Video, Audio
Vandals have destroyed most of a Syrian refugee's market garden in the Hutt Valley in what a local charity says appears to be a deliberate, targeted act. Video, Audio
As the refugee crisis deepens in Europe, Christchurch children have gained an insight into the plight of the many Syrian families affected. Audio
12 Syrian refugees handpicked by Pope Francis on his visit to Lesbos last week, have begun their new life in Italy. Audio
Dunedin's largest intake of refugees in decades - 13 Syrian families - were greeted this morning with loud cheers. Ian Telfer was among the welcoming party at Dunedin airport Audio
Syrian refugees in Wellington have spoken about the hell they have left behind. Audio
Syrian refugees in Wellington have spoken about the hell they've left behind in their homeland and their hopes for their new lives here. Audio
Greece will start sending Syrian refugees and other migrants back across the Aegean Sea to Turkey today. Audio
it's the second-largest country by total area and the northernmost country of the North America continent, journalist for Medicine Hat News, Peggy Revell reports from Canada, pop. 35,675,834 (est… Audio
Coverage of Syrian refugees getting settled this past week was heartwarming, but it didn't give a full picture. Audio
The biggest GP service for refugees in the Hutt Valley is going to turn away the 30 Syrians who arrive today, saying lack of government funding makes it unsafe to treat them. Audio
The first of the Syrian refugees to arrive under the emergency quota will move to Wellington tomorrow. Audio
Religious groups have teamed up to provide a warm welcome to the first 90 Syrian refugees who will settle in Wellington in the next fortnight.
Religious groups have teamed up to provide a warm welcome to the first 90 Syrian refugees who'll settle in Wellington in the next fortnight. Audio
Religious groups in the lower North Island have gathered household supplies for the first 95 Syrian refugees to settle in Wellington. Anglican and Catholic churches, and the New Zealand Islamic...
Syrian refugees who fled bombings, shootings and death say they can see their dreams coming true now they're in New Zealand, where they were welcomed today with a powhiri.
Kiwi music legends, including Neil Finn and the Topp Twins, have welcomed Syrian refugees to New Zealand at a free concert. Audio
A mental health support group for new refugees says it may have to cut services if it doesn't get any extra funding for the increasing number of Syrian refugees. Audio