12 Nov 2019

How big could NZ's population get?

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 12 November 2019
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New Zealand's population has nearly hit five million, according to the latest census data. How much of that is population growth, and how much is immigration growth?

How big could and should New Zealand's population be? Susie speaks with Massey University demographer,  Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley.