NZ Labour skills shortages don’t need to be like Game of Thrones!

NZ Labour skills shortages don’t need to be like Game of Thrones!

With the border closed, the availability of skilled workers would become a growing business challenge.

14 Jul 2021 • Richard Howard
Employers – start your engines!

Employers – start your engines!

From 1 November, the new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) replaces six existing work visa categories.

01 Jul 2021 • Richard Howard
Visa extensions provide certainty to employers and 10,000 visa holders

Visa extensions provide certainty to employers and 10,000 visa holders

Many Working Holiday visas and Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) work visas will be extended for another six months.

10 Jun 2021 • Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister of Immigration
What you need to know before you apply for New Zealand citizenship

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

Becoming a citizen is the final step in the immigration process. Read on if you are considering to apply for New Zealand citizenship.

31 May 2021 • Ramandeep Kaur
New work visa changes – the clock is ticking…

New work visa changes – the clock is ticking…

Whether you are an employer or a migrant worker, the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) will impact you.

14 May 2021 • Richard Howard
What are the differences between New Zealand citizenship and New Zealand residence?

What are the differences between New Zealand citizenship and New Zealand residence?

We are often asked this question by our New Zealand resident clients.

11 May 2021 • Ramandeep Kaur
Productivity Commission inquiry into immigration settings

Productivity Commission inquiry into immigration settings

The Productivity Commission will hold an inquiry into immigration settings to ensure New Zealand’s long term prosperity and wellbeing.

03 May 2021 • Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance & Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister of Immigration
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.

27 Apr 2021 • Mayank Goel
Border exceptions will see more families reunited

Border exceptions will see more families reunited

Hundreds more families who were separated by the border closure will be reunited under new border exceptions announced today.

19 Apr 2021 • Hon Kris Faafoi, Minister of Immigration
INZ Doesn’t Always Get It Right...

INZ Doesn’t Always Get It Right...

Decisions of the Immigration and Protection Tribunal (IPT) show that over 35% all immigration appeals in the last reporting year were allowed.

26 Mar 2021 • Charlotte Summers
Glimmer of hope for GP practices struggling with severe doctor shortages

Glimmer of hope for GP practices struggling with severe doctor shortages

Overseas doctors with offers of employment to commence after 31 March 2021 can now apply for critical purpose visas.

15 Mar 2021 • 1News
Visas for families of returning students

Visas for families of returning students

Eligible returning students may be able to bring partners and dependent children along with them to New Zealand.

09 Mar 2021 • Julia Zhang