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Essential Skills Work Visa

Essential Skills Work Visa Changes

  • 16 July 2021

Today the Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi announced changes pertaining to Essential Skills Work visa applications effective 19 July 2021 onwards....

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‘Quarantine Flights’ from New South Wales

  • 13 July 2021

Changes have been made to immigration instructions to implement Quarantine Flights from New South Wales. The current pause in quarantine-free...

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INZ Refunding Levies and Fees For Visa Applications That Cannot Be Approved

  • 7 July 2021

The Minister of Immigration has decided to lapse visa applications that cannot be approved due to the ongoing border restrictions....

New Border Exception For Teachers

New Border Exception For Teachers To Enter New Zealand

  • 3 July 2021

New Zealand’s Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a new border exception that will allow 300 overseas qualified teachers to...

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Changes To The Character Instructions

  • 1 July 2021

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) recently made some amendments to the character requirements which came into force from 2 July 2021....

Migrant Exploitation Protection Work Visa

Introduction of Migrant Exploitation Protection WORK Visa (MEPV)

  • 1 July 2021

What do you need to know? Effective 1st July 2021, Immigration New Zealand has introduced a new visa called the Migrant Exploitation Protection...

NZ Work Visa

Temporary Work Visa Transition Information For Employers

  • 22 June 2021

With effect from 1 November 2021, a single Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) replaces the following six temporary work visas:...

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Update On Visa Extensions, New Visa Expiry Dates, and Changes To Visa Conditions

  • 10 June 2021

On 10th June, Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has extended the validity of onshore Working Holiday visas (WHV) and Supplementary Seasonal...

Accredited employer visa reforms Friday, 7 May 2021

Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) Introduced: Road Map Ready

  • 7 May 2021

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. It’s time to say ‘Hello’ and accept the...

Critical Purpose Visitor Visa

Family Reunification: Critical Purpose Visitor Visa

  • 7 May 2021

This immigration policy update related to new border exceptions will enable many families to reunite after months of separation. The...

Temporary Visa NZ

Some Respite For Partners And Dependent Children Of Temporary Visa Holders

  • 19 April 2021

Partner and Dependent Children Of Temporary Visa NZ Holder How much you have waited to meet your loved ones! After...

Changes To NZ Labour Market Skills

Changes To NZ Labour Market Skills: Over And Under Supply Lists

  • 16 April 2021

The New Zealand Government and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have created lists of occupations and regions facing clear over-or under-supply of New Zealanders. The lists are continuously updated to...