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Peter FitzSimons; Australia Is Treating Our Kiwi Mates Badly

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Australia is detaining, cuffing and deporting more New Zealanders than any other group.

Foreign Correspondent guest reporter Peter FitzSimons finds it’s riling Kiwis and straining relations across The Ditch. Is this how we treat an old mate?

 Australia tossed out more than 1300 Kiwis in the past three years - more than any other nationality. Meanwhile New Zealand ejected just nine Australians. Lawyers expect up to 15,000 New Zealanders could be deported in the next 10 years.

Australia tossed out more than 1300 Kiwis in the past three years - more than any other nationality. Meanwhile New Zealand ejected just nine Australians. Lawyers expect up to 15,000 New Zealanders could be deported in the next 10 years.