30 Nov 2018

Focus on Politics for 30 November 2018

From Focus on Politics, 6:40 pm on 30 November 2018

The Karel Sroubek saga came to a head this week with the Immigration Minister forced into an embarrassing about-face. Iain Lees-Galloway effectively over-ruled his earlier decision to let the Czech drug smuggler stay in New Zealand, deciding instead that Sroubek was "liable for deportation". RNZ political reporter Craig McCulloch explores what prompted the Minister's change of mind and what it means.