30 Sep 2021

Govt announces 'biggest immigration decision in living memory'

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 30 September 2021

New Zealand will welcome five times the usual number of new residents by the end of next year.

In what the government describes as the biggest immigration decision in living memory, 165,000 migrants and their families today became eligible to make New Zealand their permanent home.

RNZ immigration reporter Gill Bonnett has more.