Philippa Tolley investigates the scale of migrant labour exploitation in New Zealand amid calls for tougher penalties for employers.
Two of the most serious cases of alleged exploitation of immigrants in recent times are making their way through the courts at present.
But advocates say more needs to be done to protect those who suffer unfair treatment in this country.
They say the victims are the ones who lose all in revealing wrong doing.
Philippa Tolley has been looking into the current situation.
Image: Indonesian fishing crew .From left Entis Sutisna, Anto Fantanto, Supri Yanto
Coming Up on Insight
8:12 am Sunday 30 November: Insight: The State of Social Housing
Is the National-led government's desire to step away from state housing just ideological, or will it work and give the thousands of people on housing waiting lists a place to call home?
As the government moves to sell off more than twenty thousand state houses, many church groups and Iwi say they are keen to take them on.
But they want the properties at a discount and they don't want to lumped with the dumps.
Radio New Zealand's Housing reporter, Teresa Cowie looks at the future of state housing and whether charities and private companies could do a better job.
Photo: State housing Cannons Creek, Porirua (RNZ / Teresa Cowie)