Author Archives: James Turner, Staff Solicitor

Problems following the closure of the Parent category, solutions are sometimes found

With the suspension of the Parent category of New Zealand Residence in October 2016, a problem has arisen for many. Since then, we have been asked to assist in a number of situations, to find a way for an elderly … Continue reading

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Nelson Or Auckland – Which Would You Prefer?

While Auckland is usually seen as the economic powerhouse of New Zealand, some recent reports indicate that the real economic growth is happening in other parts of the country. An interesting article appeared in the New Zealand Herald recently. The … Continue reading

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Unwanted Side Effects Of Changes To Immigration Rules

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11846425 It appears recent changes to the Skilled Migrant category may have quite an unintended side effect. An interesting article recently appeared in the New Zealand Herald. The article describes the impact that the new salary requirements to be imposed … Continue reading

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New Zealand Wants You!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2017/02/27/tempted-to-move-out-of-the-united-states-new-zealand-wants-to-help-you-escape/#30d2de1d4fd3 The writer came across an interesting article published by Forbes magazine, recently posted on social media. The article describes the attractive features about New Zealand and the efforts that are being made to recruit IT skilled candidates from the … Continue reading

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New Zealand – Utopia For Skilled Migrants

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2017/02/27/tempted-to-move-out-of-the-united-states-new-zealand-wants-to-help-you-escape/#30d2de1d4fd3 The writer came across an interesting article published by Forbes magazine, recently posted on social media. The article describes the attractive features about New Zealand and the efforts that are being made to recruit IT skilled candidates from the … Continue reading

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Immigration issues for the super-rich – private jet owners

An interesting article recently appeared on news website Stuff, describing the situation of luxury private jet-owners wanting to travel with their crew and passengers in and out of New Zealand. The article describes that the private jet market to New … Continue reading

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Auckland Airport: Future International Airline Hub

One of the more obscure Visa categories is the Transit Visa. This is a Visa required by people who are “transit passengers” and are intending to travel to and be in New Zealand only as a “transit passenger”. A “transit … Continue reading

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