- Nov 9, 2009
My favourite is the people who are advocating booking xx_-AKL-YYY (where YYY is usually somewhere in the Pacific). They disembark the first sector and then refuse to board the next flight and the NZ Government has no recourse as they're citizens and cannot be deported.How is this acceptable? New Zealand citizens are now literally banned from returning to their own country (rather than just in effect). Surely there will be a legal challenge.
A guest post by Tudor Clee: In January 2021 Prime minister Jacinda Ardern righteously exclaimed that “We have to let people who have a legal right to live here – such as our own citizens – to come home, otherwise you are making them stateless.” Within months MIQ bookings were closed and she was...