Monthly Archives: October 2015

Bridging the Age Gap with INZ’s Partnership Visas

This may have been a more challenging decision than many for Immigration NZ, because in our society, it is unusual for an older woman to marry a substantially younger man. For whatever reasons, we seem more willing to accept older … Continue reading

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Why “The Block” Builder Got Blocked

Martin Laidlaw, the Scottish builder starring with Team Orange on The Block NZ, has recently been saved from being deported.  He briefly became an overstayer when Immigration refused his application for another Work Visa.  Fortunately, perhaps owing to public pressure … Continue reading

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Six Hour Working Days – The Cherry on the Cake

I read an article in the New Zealand Herald very recently which suggests that if you fancy a six hour work day, Sweden is the place for you. The reasoning behind the country’s decision to cut the working hours is … Continue reading

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