2 Oct 2012

Samoan migrants in Benneydale living in substandard conditions

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 2 October 2012

Many Samoan migrants working have brought their family members over to live in the small town of Benneydale, and are reportedly living in freezing, uninsulated, unheated houses and suffering from related health effects. Kathryn discusses the issue with Peta Karalus, chief executive of Hamilton-based group, K'aute Pasifika which provides family health clinics and support for Samoan families, and Dr Dell Hood, Waikato DHB public health medicine specialist and medical officer of health.