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.
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The installers were of a number of nationalities and at time of their work visa applications, were spread around the world.
Liaising with the NZ, European and American contractors as well as putting together a programme which de-complicated the process for them and for Immigration NZ was an interesting exercise with all achieved ‘in budget and on time’.
It is applications like these that make our jobs in the immigration industry so worthwhile. Coming up with creative solutions to fix the problem within the boundaries of policy and law is something that tests us but also allows us to shine.