8 Jul 2020

Why Kiwis are coming home in droves

From Morning Report, 8:43 am on 8 July 2020

Job uncertainty, no access to welfare, and concerns over Covid-19 are some of the reason New Zealanders abroad are coming back to Aotearoa.

It's estimated 1 million Kiwis live abroad, but since New Zealand entered the Alert Level 4, just over 23,000 have returned.

RNZ journalist Harry Lock has been looking into the push and pull factors which are bringing them home.