We’re in the middle of July, one of the coldest months of the year. And that means there are hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders all around the country, struggling to keep their homes warm and dry.
National’s abrupt backflip on their recently-announced changes to immigration shows they never understood the problem and just came up with a confused knee jerk response, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.
“Regional communities and businesses were quite right to be concerned at National’s changes to immigration that threatened the economic viability of New Zealand’s provincial heartland.
Bill English’s comments that he doesn’t know why people are complaining about the blowout in the number of homeless families the government is putting up in motels just shows how tired and out of touch National is after nine years, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.