Pathway to NZ Residence for Halal Slaughterers

Pathway to NZ Residence for Halal Slaughterers

If you are currently working as a halal slaughterer in New Zealand, you now have a pathway to New Zealand residence!

19 Feb 2024 • Damia Roslan
Deportation Liability for New Zealand Residents

Deportation Liability for New Zealand Residents

Many new NZ residents are unaware that if they are convicted of an offence, they could become liable for deportation under the Immigration Act 2009.

12 Feb 2024 • Anthony Callaghan, Charlotte Summers
What is the difference between Resident Visa and Permanent Resident Visa?

What is the difference between Resident Visa and Permanent Resident Visa?

While both visas allow the holder to live, work and study in New Zealand indefinitely, resident visa holders need to meet the travel conditions.

06 Feb 2024 • Mayank Goel
The immigration challenges with labour hire companies

The immigration challenges with labour hire companies

The news of the ELE Group receivership and the subsequent plight of the many migrant workers has prompted a call for a government review of the practices of labour hire companies.

05 Feb 2024 • Richard Howard
Migration statistics – what are they and what do they mean?

Migration statistics – what are they and what do they mean?

There is much hype every month about New Zealand’s net migration numbers and what these mean for the country.

12 Jan 2024 • Richard Howard
Appeals to the Immigration & Protection Tribunal

Appeals to the Immigration & Protection Tribunal

The Immigration & Protection Tribunal (IPT) is responsible for adjudicating appeals related to various immigration matters.

11 Jan 2024 • Charlotte Summers
Permanent Resident Visa update from INZ

Permanent Resident Visa update from INZ

INZ has announced that Permanent Resident Visa (PRV) applications will be able to be made online from the end of January 2024.

11 Dec 2023 • Damia Roslan
End of year immigration update for employers

End of year immigration update for employers

The immigration landscape has undergone several impactful changes in 2023, particularly in the last few months. And then, of course, has been the change of Government!

05 Dec 2023 • Richard Howard
What Immigration Changes can we expect from the new Government?

What Immigration Changes can we expect from the new Government?

We would like to see the Government taking a little more time to get it right first time!

01 Nov 2023 • Richard Howard
Teaching in New Zealand

Teaching in New Zealand

Teachers now have a pathway to New Zealand residence under the Green List Work to Residence (Tier 2) category.

24 Oct 2023 • John Henderson
Migrant exploitation – a blight and cost on all New Zealand

Migrant exploitation – a blight and cost on all New Zealand

New Zealand has historically had a reputation as being relatively free of corruption, but this reputation is at serious risk with the current high incidence of migrant exploitation now rife in the country.

16 Oct 2023 • Richard Howard
Comparing Immigration English Tests

Comparing Immigration English Tests

When applicants are required applicants to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language, Immigration New Zealand recognises specific English tests.

09 Oct 2023 • Martin King