NZ Labour MP Kelvin Davis seeks facts about Kiwi detainees IN Australian detention centres…

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Labour’s corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis is in Sydney today hoping to talk to New Zealanders held in detention centres awaiting deportation.

The Te Taitokerau MP says as many as 5000 New Zealanders could eventually be caught up in a law change that allows Australians to deport anyone sentenced to a year in prison.

He says a large number of them will be Maori who moved over with their whanau as children, so they are essentially Australians who happen to have been born in New Zealand.

They face a situation of triple jeopardy where they not only serve a sentence for their crimes but are then detained indefinitely in conditions worse than prison before being deport

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