Pedestrians in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: migrant groups warn of ‘humanitarian crisis’ in New Zealand as workers blocked from welfare benefits

  • Many migrant workers on temporary visas who have lost their jobs due to Covid-19 are struggling as they are unable to access social benefits, advocates say
  • Their predicament comes despite a US$30 billion spending package aimed at combating the economic effects of the coronavirus
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: AFP
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