Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, December 5th, 2017 - 30 comments
The Australian Parliament voted yesterday, against the Government’s wishes, to accept New Zealand’s offer to take refugees from Manus Island. At least for a short time.
Written By: - Date published: 8:14 am, November 22nd, 2017 - 82 comments
Gerry Brownlee has surfaced on Radio New Zealand to criticise Labour’s handling of the Manus Island refugee issue. But he seems to have forgotten that the proposal offered by Labour is the proposal originally offered by National.
Written By: - Date published: 8:35 am, November 6th, 2017 - 139 comments
Australia has refused New Zealand’s very generous offer to take 150 Manus Island refugees.
Written By: - Date published: 8:31 am, June 29th, 2017 - 27 comments
The Government is seeking to sell 2,500 Christchurch Housing Corporation homes. The shortlist of potential purchasers includes an Australian company recently successfully sued for human rights breaches of refugees on Manus Island.