New Zealanders who have called Australia home for decades are being detained and deported after completing prison sentences of as little as one year.
New Zealanders who have called Australia home for decades are being detained and deported after completing prison sentences of as little as one year. Published on Oct 29, 2015
While some Kiwis reap the benefits of dual citizenship, others like Raymond Pedrana aren't so lucky. Raymond, who's 50, left New Zealand when he was three and stayed put in Sydney, until recently. Yes, Raymond was sent to a Darwin detention centre then, despite spending most of his life in Australia, he was sent back to NZ, with no return ticket in sight. Reporter Yvonne Tahana went to find out how this deported Māori-Ozzie is coping. Published on Nov 14, 2015
Almost 200 New Zealanders are currently being held in Australian Detention Centres. This morning, we meet one of those recently deported back here. While, for many of us, a homecoming is an exciting, happy, event, for Trent Kaaka, the 14 hour flight only brought home that he'd lost everything. Published on Oct 24, 2015
Published on Nov 14, 2015
This morning Marae is talking about the issue of Kiwis in detention centres in Australia. Joining Marae presenter Miriama Kamo are Labour MP Kelvin Davis, indigenous rights lawyer, Dayle Takitimu and Garth McVicar, founder of the Sensible Sentencing Trust.
Today's Post Cabinet Press Conference was dominated by discussion of the visit by Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull later this week, and the prospect of discussions about Kiwis being held in immigration detention centres in advance of deportation to NZ. The PM also answered questions about his trip to Iraq, the prospect of an RMA bill and other matters. Published on Oct 11, 2015. Discussion of cancelled visas commences at approximately 5:30mins into video.
What action, if any, has he taken to follow up on his statement to Malcolm Turnbull regarding New Zealand-born Australian detainees on Christmas Island, "I think, in the spirit of mateship, there should be some compassion shown"? Provided by http://www.inthehouse.co.nz Produced by Tandem Studios Help us caption & translate this video!