Katikati New Zealand

Arrest by Immigration NZ draws compassion from Tongan community

It was claimed the man overstayed his visa when he appeared in court yesterday.

A Tongan community leader in Katikati told Kaniva News if anyone in the community had any problems with living in New Zealand and needed help they could contact her on 07 5493134.

‘Ana Kava, who has sponsored many Tongans to come to New Zealand and worked in the orchards at Bay of Plenty said she understood Immigration New Zealand was raiding areas in Katikati and had made arrests yesterday.

She said she could not bear to visit those who had been detained.