Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jobs for Kiwis or Visas for Brits?

There’s been a bit of a stir recently because New Zealand has launched a campaign to attract overseas workers to help with the Christchurch rebuild after the earthqake in February.  As part of its pre-Election posturing, the Labour Party complains that … Continue reading

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What you need to know about NZ Investor Visas and Citizenship

Today a client asked some questions which showed that even if you invest millions of dollars to get New Zealand Residence as an Investor, this does not mean it will be easy to get Citizenship later on.  The problem has to … Continue reading

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They Want Your Data – Biometric Information

Last month the Minister of Immigration proudly announced new Policy which set out the ability to gather and store biometric information about all non-New Zealanders.  What he did not mention is that you refuse to give that information at your … Continue reading

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LTBV Residence – How Long is Long Enough?

Not many Court decisions have been made about Entrepreneur visas.  The recent High Court decision of Tong v Chief Executive, Department of Labour.is therefore of some interest. Under his Long Term Bsuiness Visa (LTBV) Mr Tong set up a company … Continue reading

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Immigration Consultants – Weeding Out the Bad Eggs

The last few months have seen several cases where immigration advisers have been punished for poor service to clients.  The latest was the case of Wei Wang at Sea Consultants.

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New Zealand Needs Workers!

There are two key features which are significant for the Work Visa market.  The first is that the flood of Kiwis heading to live in Australia has continued apace this year and shows no signs of slowing down.  Although New … Continue reading

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Deportation is in Fashion

In the last few weeks we’ve seen an upswing in the number of people coming to us after they have been served with Deportation papers.  Others in the industry have reported the same trend.  It’s clear that Immigration is finally … Continue reading

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