Thank you for being here.

I want to take a couple of minutes to talk about and explain

A lot of people don’t actually know what happened in this country

And it was a deliberate policy of successive governments – National and Labour governments – over the last two decades to lie and cheat those people who they brought to New Zealand around their chances of transitioning to residency.

To lie and cheat people so that 15 percent of the tertiary education budget was being paid by you in order to subsidise the New Zealand public education system.

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But there was no a single, actually, they subsidised the public education system but did not increase the number of New Zealand-born students in the public education system.

They weren’t using it to expand access to the public education system, they were using it just as a subsidy – they were essentially taxing people with a lie that they would get a…

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