Immigration NZ labelled 'unprofessional' over treatment of speakers

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Newstalk ZB,
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Publish Date
Friday, 20 July 2018, 5:50p.m.
Immigration minister Iain Lees-Galloway. Photo / Duncan Brown

Immigration New Zealand has been labelled "unprofessional" over its treatment of two controversial Canadian speakers.

Right-wing speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux have eventually been granted 10-day visas to New Zealand.

Initially, Immigration New Zealand had advised Southern not to enter the country - based on the false belief the Canadian had been banned from the UK.

National Party immigration spokesman Michael Woodhouse told Larry Williams the whole affair has been handled badly.

"They have relied on false media reports to draw a conclusion on whether a person should be eligible to enter New Zealand on a visa waiver programme."

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