Retirement commissioner comes out to bat for Kiwis in pension crisis after getting stuck in Australia

A Stuff article.

New Zealand’s Retirement Commissioner has come out to bat for retired Kiwis trapped in Australia who face having their pensions stopped, describing the situation is “shocking”.

Jane Wrightson said it’s “appalling” and there’s a “strong case for special consideration” for pensioners who are unable to return as they cannot secure a place in a managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) facility.

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