20 Feb 2017

Oscar Kightley calls on NZ to help Manus, Nauru refugees

From , 6:02 am on 20 February 2017

The New Zealand actor, Oscar Kightley, says his country should be calling out Australia over human rights abuses in its offshore detention centres for refugees.

The refugees themselves are also calling on New Zealand to take responsibility for what's happening in the region.

Last week a t a leaders summit, Australia refused another offer from New Zealand to take some of the refugees.

But opposition politicians here say New Zealand should do more.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge reports.

Oscar Kightley

Oscar Kightley Photo: Supplied