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Deported convicts find their feet in NZ with help of housing program

Since a change to legislation in 2014, Australia has been sending New Zealand citizens with a criminal record back to a country where many have few ties and no place to call home. Thomas Phillips reports from Auckland on an organisation helping reintegrate deportees. 

Video report by Thomas Phillips




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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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