12 Jun 2020

Hundreds of Vanuatu citizens stuck in Central Otago

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 12 June 2020

There are calls for the Government to put more pressure on Vanuatu to repatriate the hundreds of seasonal visa holders stranded here due to Covid-19.

Five hundred people were in Central Otago for orchard and grape harvests and became stuck when Vanuatu closed its borders.

They're now desparate to get home.

Otago-Southland reporter Timothy Brown has more.