26 Jul 2017

Record number of working visas

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 26 July 2017

The number of work visas issued in New Zealand has hit an all-time high and the number will keep rising, according to the government.

More than 226,000 people were approved in the 2016/17 financial year, up 17,000 on the year before.

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