Labour has a habit of naming something a crisis and the campaigning on it.
We had the manufactured manufacturing crisis and on the very day they launched their report into the crisis statistics came out that showed manufacturing was going gang-busters and has for every quarter since.
Immigration was supposed to be a crisis too. Turns out the opposition have picked another winner…for the government.
The Herald reports.
New Zealand’s inbound net migration rose to a 10-year high in January as fewer people quit the country to cross the Tasman and the number of new migrants continued to gain.
The country gained a seasonally adjusted 3,100 net new migrants in January, the most since May 2003, and up from 2,900 in December,¬†according to Statistics New Zealand. Seasonally adjusted, there was an outflow of about 2,640 people to Australia, while about 8,210 new migrants arrived in New Zealand.¬† Read more »