Editorial: Take it on board

By The Listener In Editorial

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14th February, 2013
When, in 2002, the Labour Government agreed to take 150 of the Australia-bound Afghan refugees rescued by the Norwegian ship Tampa, the gesture was generally well-received domestically as evidence of this country’s big heart. Yet now that a National Government has offered to take 150 of Australia’s future boat people, the reaction has been considerably less warm-hearted. What’s changed? Both the appetite for political rhetoric, and the nature of Australia’s struggle with boat people and people-smuggling. New Zealanders have certainly been slower this time to accept the Government’s ...

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