Arrests over alleged exploitation of migrants

Last updated 15:33 05/12/2012

Relevant offers

Crime

'Crappy driver' was drunk, unlicensed, speeding in the rain School and kindergarten closed as search for fugitive in Palmerston North continues Bale body dad had been laid off amid dairy slump Cause of fire at Porirua siege house a mystery, except for 'fresh' food clue Teen charged with Asian student attacks escapes from Auckland courthouse Invercargill cat killer sentenced to supervision Auckland police seek top Hell's Angels gang member Hearing impaired man didn't know why police were arresting him Aggravated robbery at bank in Petone, Hutt Valley Taranaki teen pleads guilty to assaulting partner as he tried to help her

Five people have been charged in relation to exploiting migrant workers, after an investigation which may yield further arrests.

In a statement, Immigration New Zealand said the five people arrested faced allegations of exploitation and other immigration-related offending.

They will appear in Wellington District Court on next Monday. The investigation is ongoing and further arrests may be made.

Immigration NZ will not make any further comment until the five people appear in court.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content