Godzone Country? (Yeah Right!) by Trevor Plumbly

Sunil Kumar was a 30 year old Fijian, a carpenter by trade. Under a work permit he lived in New Zealand without causing any apparent problem until quite recently. Sunil was diagnosed with a kidney problem that required dialysis and an eventual transplant. It doesn’t take a massive amount of brain power to understand that the capabilities of Fijian hospitals are somewhat limited compared to ours and that shipping Mr Kumar back to his native land would have placed him under some sort of risk. Sadly, it seems that our Assistant Minister… Read More