20 Aug 2018

NZ detainee in Australia denied visit to seriously ill husband

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 20 August 2018

A New Zealand woman being held in an Australian detention centre says authorities won't let her visit her husband who has been in a coma and undergone emergency heart surgery. The mother of three and grandmother of two is being held in the Villawood detention centre - a 20 minute drive from Liverpool Hospital in Sydney where her sick husband is being cared for. RNZ reporter Edward Gay has been talking to her and he joins us with the details.