A humanitarian advocate says Cantabrians should be the first Kiwis to welcome refugees … as they’ve been on a similar journey
ReliefAid founder Michael Seawright says it can be hard for New Zealanders to empathise with the refugee struggle … but many quake victims can.
The city’s open to refugees again after its quota was suspended due to the September 2010 earthquake.
He says it has a major impact on someone’s life to be forced from their home overnight.
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