2 Jun 2017

NZ deflects Manus asylum plea to Australia

From , 3:04 pm on 2 June 2017

The New Zealand government says it would only grant asylum to Manus Island detainees with Australia's consent.

140 asylum seekers detained by Australia on the Papua New Guinea Island have asked New Zealand for asylum.

Ben Robinson Drawbridge reports.

Letters from Manus

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