Migration

How many people come to NZ, and why they come here, has become a hot-button issue this election...

How many people come to NZ, and why they come here, has become a hot-button issue this election. Some say immigration is putting too much pressure on housing and labour markets, and that NZ lacks the infrastructure to deal with population growth. And with a refugee crisis unfolding around the world, NZ’s refugee quota has also come under scrutiny.