Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is INZ turning people away at the borders?

If there is a trend for Immigration New Zealand to refuse foreign nationals the ability to board planes based on a concern about their intentions, this is not surprising.  We were alerted to this risk in a case from 2014 where … Continue reading

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Comment on the New Immigration Changes

We posted on Facebook yesterday about the changes to Immigration. It’s an interesting article from the Herald and it’s going to be a talking point for some time. So I’ve put together my thoughts on the matter and jotted them … Continue reading

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Hydro Canals are Lined with PCV

Yes, when one of our South Island hydro canals started to degrade, Genesis Energy needed to bring in over 40 specialists to install lining material in the canal. You can read more here. The installers were of a number of … Continue reading

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Staff Profile: Simon Laurent, Principal

Today we’re catching up with our Principal, Simon Laurent. Simon is the top dog here at Laurent Law and a lovely man to work for. He is passionate about his work and his wine and he cares deeply for those … Continue reading

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Client Stories: IT Specialist

The voice on the phone said, “We are a specialist IT company developing a new app which is growing rapidly in NZ and we have the opportunity to export it to the USA and other countries”.  He continued, “We have … Continue reading

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The Long Long Wait for NZ Police Checks

The New Zealand Herald recently highlighted a current delay by the NZ Police in producing police checks.  The story pointed out that this has created problems for schools because teachers can’t be vetted in time for them to be legally … Continue reading

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Immigration Rules Explained in Franchise Magazine

This month I have been featured in Franchise Magazine. The article covers Work Visas, Residence and Entrepreneur Pathways to Residence. It’s a great read for anyone who is confused about the way Immigration works or those that are considering putting … Continue reading

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