Monthly Archives: August 2015

Visa Website Scams are Out There

The NZ High Court has issued an interim injunction against Indian-based Swastik Solution a website designer apparently working with unlicensed Indian immigration advisers and travel agents, selling false visas to NZ. Immigration scams are not only happening in India, but … Continue reading

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Visa Officer Fired After Selling Visas Worth $26k

An interesting article recently appeared in the New Zealand Herald on 17 August 2015. Some clever investigatory journalism uncovered the fact that an Immigration New Zealand official who had been based at Auckland International Airport had lost his job after … Continue reading

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The Month of August

August is here and so is the freezing weather in Auckland. If you’re anything like us, your cars will also be covered in frost and your windows will be icy but it’s a sign that it’s near the end and … Continue reading

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My Dinner With the Minister

On Monday night last week I hosted a Law Society dinner with the Minister of Immigration as special guest.  It was good timing, as a number of issues were ripe for discussion. Front and centre was Hon. Michael Woodhouse’s announcement on … Continue reading

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