Immigration tweaks tomorrow, Cabinet reshuffle next week

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 18 Apr 2017

By Pattrick Smellie April 18 (BusinessDesk) - Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse will announce “tweaks” to the immigration system, Prime Minister Bill English told his post-Cabinet media conference. The move comes as immigration and the cost and lack of housing supply, especially in Auckland, converge to become one of the biggest election year issues. Net immigration to New Zealand has been historically high at above 70,000 a year for several months in a row, with a record 128,800 new migrants arriving in the month of February....

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