The visa conundrum of working remotely in New Zealand

The visa conundrum of working remotely in New Zealand

Remote work has become increasingly prevalent since Covid-19. However, NZ's immigration policy presents challenges for remote workers, particularly visitors, due to its definition of "work" and visa conditions.

04 Jul 2024 • Richard Howard
What’s happening with Australian immigration

What’s happening with Australian immigration

Australia is tightening its immigration policies aiming to reduce net migration, changing its visa policies to favour key trading partners, and scrapping certain investment visas. What does this mean for NZ?

11 Jun 2024 • Richard Howard
Employers be aware – immigration policy changes will impact you!

Employers be aware – immigration policy changes will impact you!

The Government has recently introduced a number of policy changes which are going to impact all accredited employers.

02 May 2024 • Richard Howard
Teaching in New Zealand

Teaching in New Zealand

Secondary teachers now have a pathway to New Zealand residence under the Green List Straight to Residence (Tier 1) category.

01 May 2024 • John Henderson
The impact on the Racing Industry of the new work visa policy changes – effective 7 April 2024

The impact on the Racing Industry of the new work visa policy changes – effective 7 April 2024

The new policy changes have the potential to significantly impact the racing industry in respect to the ability of migrant workers to take up Track Work Rider and Stable Hand roles.

22 Apr 2024 • Tim Howard
Government introduces significant immigration policy changes – effective 7 April 2024

Government introduces significant immigration policy changes – effective 7 April 2024

The Government has introduced a number of changes as a consequence of concerns over unsustainable immigration levels, and the high proportion of low skilled workers coming to NZ under the AEWV.

08 Apr 2024 • Richard Howard
Government responds to unsustainable net migration

Government responds to unsustainable net migration

Immediate changes have been announced to the Accredited Employer Worker Visa (AEWV) scheme.

07 Apr 2024 • Hon Erica Stanford, Minister of Immigration and Education
What you need to know before you apply for New Zealand citizenship

What you need to know before you apply for New Zealand citizenship

If you are considering applying for New Zealand citizenship, this article will be helpful to clarify the reasons for applying, the requirements for eligibility, and the process involved in undertaking an application.

05 Apr 2024 • Ramandeep Kaur / John Henderson
Secondary teachers moving to New Zealand fast tracked to residence

Secondary teachers moving to New Zealand fast tracked to residence

Secondary teachers moving to New Zealand will be put on a fast track to residency to help address workforce shortages.

03 Apr 2024 • Hon Erica Stanford, Minister of Immigration and Education
New Zealand’s investor immigration policy is not for the faint hearted!

New Zealand’s investor immigration policy is not for the faint hearted!

The Active Investor Plus is our only investor visa option currently and requires significant professional guidance to navigate its complexity.

02 Apr 2024 • Richard Howard
Updated List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment

Updated List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment

An updated LQEA is used for qualifications assessments under some employment-based residence and work visa applications.

13 Mar 2024 • Mayank Goel
New Zealand v Australia – with immigration also!

New Zealand v Australia – with immigration also!

There has always been great rivalry, and comradery, between New Zealand and Australia. Such competition also extends to the world of migration.

06 Mar 2024 • Richard Howard