New Zealand let in too many unqualified foreigners in the past, and its tightening of immigration rules recently was to right the wrong of the country's previous administration, said Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, during a two-day visit to Singapore.
What the country now wants, in Mr Peter's words, are people who are "highly skilled, highly committed to a future in New Zealand and bring something we need for the future growth of our economy and the betterment of our social life".
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