15 Dec 2023

Migrant Workers Association 'shocked' by Hawke's Bay

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 15 December 2023

Police have laid rape charges against a man in Hawke's Bay, after uncovering what they say is a potential human trafficking and migrant exploitation ring. The joint investigation between police and Immigration - dubbed Operation Wentworth - was launched after a distraught woman sought help a week ago. Migrant Workers Association spokesperson Anu Kaloti said she is shocked by the news and is calling for the new immigration minister to do more to protect migrants. Kaloti spoke with Corin Dann