Govt website claims 'mislead migrants'
4:00AM Tuesday Jun 23, 2009
By Lincoln Tan

The Government is being criticised for claims on a migration website that unemployment is at an "all-time low" despite large numbers of migrants losing their jobs in the ongoing recession.

The Migrant Action Trust has called for a meeting with Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman to highlight concerns about employment pressures.

It has highlighted a website maintained by his department, newzealandnow.govt.nz, which tells readers that "unemployment in New Zealand is at an all-time low - meaning there are jobs aplenty and across most sectors".

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