An immigration handbrake is released
The former Immigration Minister won’t be missed by migrants who suffered while he was in charge.
‘We are black ... we are human beings’
RSE workers at the heart of a Newsroom investigation are leaving NZ feeling defeated, but in a tape recorded message say they hope Kiwis will still fight for them.
RSE workers: ‘Nothing will happen’
Workers at the centre of a Newsroom investigation will be denied the chance to eyeball their boss in court after a decision was made to send them off to Auckland against their wishes.
Hungry and scared in Hawkes Bay
An investigation dives into the plight of some seasonal workers from the Solomon Islands who are living on almost nothing.
‘Can’t sleep’: RSE workers’ uncertain future
Seasonal workers try to survive a NZ winter as politicians decide what to do with them.
‘Scary’ residency queue gets worse
A residency backlog that was a problem before the pandemic is even worse now
Border measures in place for the long haul
The Government is gearing up to fund hotel rooms for thousands of returning Kiwis through the end of the year, at least.
Three-tier welfare system ‘lacks dignity’
The line between the haves and the have-nots is more fractured now thanks to policies dividing up the have-nots as well, Dileepa Fonseka reports.
How ‘user pays’ quarantine could work
A leaked report argues we could relieve a major “choke point” on our economy if someone was willing to fund it.