Indian New Zealanders condemn NZ government to extend their visas

Majority of the expatriates were visiting India for personal reasons earlier in march 2020. As the New Zealand government shut gates due to the breakout of the pandemic, they had no option than staying back.

Indian New Zealanders condemn NZ government to extend their visas
New Zealand migrant Rubika with New Zealand born daughter, Sejal, struggling to go back to work, demanding the extension of their work Visa at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Monday, October 11, 2021 Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

New Zealand's visa holders from Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, and nearby states protested against the New Zealand government in New Delhi at Jantar Mantar today (October 11)

New Zealand migrants demanding the extension of their work Visa and re-issue of lapsed visa at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Monday, October 11, 2021. Video by: Rajeev Bhatt

The demonstrators appealed to the Government of India as hundreds of visa holders are waiting of assurance to go back to New Zealand.