1 Oct 2020

Covid-19: Little known about how long returning Kiwis will stay

From Morning Report, 8:36 am on 1 October 2020

Leaving for overseas has been a rite of passage for young New Zealanders for decades, but Covid-19 has prompted thousands of migratory Kiwis to return.

However, beyond the raw numbers, little is known about who exactly is coming back and how long they are staying for.

At least one economist says claims that there's a big influx of long-term returnees is a myth.

Ruth Hill reports.