New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said a ban on foreigners buying existing homes would begin in early 2018, but the restrictions would not apply to Australians.
Pretending it's about NZ homeless crisis(much worse than Ireland) but it's really just old fashioned racism. NZ settlers tend to panic if an Asian or Irish family moves into their neighborhood as it lowers the prices due to the settlers not wanting to live beside foreigners or natives for that matter.
Flatmates wanted - 'no Indians or Asians' - NZ Herald
They will continue of course to beg foreigners to come work in their country but then tell them they can't buy a home.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times...s-huge-problemImmigrant doctors are filling more than half the new positions in New Zealand hospitals, prompting warnings that the medical system is being "propped up" by doctors who may not be suited to New Zealand's health needs.
Thank God we don't have a right wing government in this country to do something as backward and inward looking as this.
I hope EU law ensures we can't do this. Anybody know?