If you have a twitter account you may like to join in the discussion on what’s sure to be a very emotive topic.
Welcome to New Zealand. Where Kiwis can no longer be stuffed – Duncan Garner
More than 150,000 Kiwis still remain unemployed. More than 70,000 young people aged 15-24 are not in any form of education, employment or training.
That’s two Westpac Stadiums full of young people doing jack-all.
So either we can’t be bothered, or immigrants are taking our jobs. It’s a mixture of both.
Last year we had a record net gain of more than 70,000 migrants. They are now a big part of the central economic plan.
Some are New Zealanders returning home but many, many of these people are pouring into the country to fill these supposed skills-shortages.
Last year we granted permanent residency to 213 foreign bakers, 600 cafe/restaurant managers, 132 hotel service managers and 683 retail managers.
The list goes on and on and it’s laughable what represents a “skilled” migrant these days.
We even imported 121 painters from overseas. Surely we can find 121 young Kiwis to do those jobs.
We all know the answer to this question, but do New Zealanders?… read on