Employers – fasten those seatbelts!

Employers – fasten those seatbelts!

The new 2021 Resident Visa will transform the migrant workforce landscape in New Zealand forever – as will the new work visa changes now being introduced in 2022. Employers should understand what these changes mean for them and prepare for the ride ahead!

11 Nov 2021 • Richard Howard
The Parent Retirement Residence category is still open!

The Parent Retirement Residence category is still open!

Although offshore temporary visa applications are largely suspended, Parent Residence Retirement applications can still be lodged and be processed by the Immigration New Zealand.

26 Oct 2021 • Richard Howard
YES Minister!

YES Minister!

The One-off 2021 Resident Visa is great news for employers who have had to deal with a multitude of policy changes and visa uncertainty over the past 18 months.

18 Oct 2021 • Richard Howard
Government provides certainty to working holiday and seasonal visa holders and employers for summer

Government provides certainty to working holiday and seasonal visa holders and employers for summer

Working Holiday and Supplementary Seasonal Employment work visas will be extended for six months.

13 Oct 2021 • Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister of Immigration
Employer Immigration Update – 7 October 2021

Employer Immigration Update – 7 October 2021

Our second Employer Immigration Update discusses the new one-off residence pathway.

07 Oct 2021 • Richard Howard
Government introduces one-off resident visa for 165,000 migrants

Government introduces one-off resident visa for 165,000 migrants

Immigration Minister Hon Kris Faafoi has today introduced a new one-off residence pathway for 165,000 migrants in New Zealand.

30 Sep 2021 • Richard Howard
Teachers can come to New Zealand

Teachers can come to New Zealand

Three hundred overseas qualified teachers can come to work in New Zealand, New Zealand’s Education Minister Chris Hipkins recently announced.

17 Sep 2021 • Julia Zhang
The only constant in life is change - especially with NZ immigration!

The only constant in life is change - especially with NZ immigration!

While the Greek philosopher Heraclitus was right about the constant of change, the almost daily changes in the immigration space must be exasperating and confusing, especially for employers.

14 Sep 2021 • Richard Howard
Travel conditions extended for New Zealand resident visa holders overseas

Travel conditions extended for New Zealand resident visa holders overseas

Many people who were granted residence visas while offshore will now have until 11 September 2022 to enter New Zealand.

02 Sep 2021 • Ivy Lou Obillo-Rodriguez
Employer Immigration Update - 18 Aug 2021

Employer Immigration Update - 18 Aug 2021

Our first Employer Immigration Update discusses Essential Skills Work Visa, Accredited Employer, Skilled Migrant Category, Border Exceptions and more.

18 Aug 2021 • Richard Howard
Government does a U-turn on mandatory Employer Accreditation

Government does a U-turn on mandatory Employer Accreditation

The Government has announced it was now deferring the introduction of mandatory employment accreditation and wide-ranging work visa changes to sometime mid-2022.

10 Aug 2021 • Richard Howard
Extended Essential Skills visas being rolled out

Extended Essential Skills visas being rolled out

The Government is increasing the duration of some Essential Skills visas and streamlining the application process.

16 Jul 2021 • Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister of Immigration