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Bright Line Test & Expanding Border Exceptions

Bright Line Test & Expanding Border Exceptions

Effective 14 March 2022, Immigration New Zealand has made some changes to the immigration instructions. A bright line test of 1.5 times the median wage has been introduced for other critical workers. Also, amendments have been made to the highly skilled worker family reunification border exception.

The purpose of these amendments is to:

  • Expand the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) border exception to include Fiji, Tuvalu & the Solomon Islands
  • Approved class of worker border exceptions to include seafarers, dairy farm assistants, and advanced manufacturing specialists
  • Add Tourism New Zealand Strategic Media Programme to the government-approved programmes list
  • Add the following events to the government-approved events list:
    • IWG Women in Sport Conference (November 2022)
    • Ireland Rugby tour (June 2022)
    • Super Rugby Pacific (April 2022)
    • New Zealand Warriors fixtures
    • New Zealand Breakers fixtures
    • Wellington Phoenix fixtures

Get in touch with Immigration Advisors New Zealand Ltd, which provides up-to-date immigration information so you can consider opportunities and prepare yourself for the future. To know all the required procedures, contact us at [email protected] or call on +64 09 3790219.

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