New Zealand brushes off human trafficking report

June 21, 2014 2:00 AM

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Investigations into human trafficking in New Zealand have found no concrete evidence it was happening, the immigration minister says.

The US State Department Trafficking in Persons 2014 Report, released today, said foreign men and women were subject to forced labour and sex trafficking in New Zealand, but the government had not prosecuted any trafficking cases in the last eight years.

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