Category Archives: Business

Which Way Are We Going To Go On Immigration This Election?

Is it just me, or does the immigration talk in the news seem like it’s about to reach fever pitch? It seems scarcely a day goes by without some talk about the impact of immigration, changes to immigration policy, scandals … Continue reading

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Why Should Americans Move to New Zealand?

Maybe the shock of the recent Presidential election has worn off enough now for people to give serious thought to cutting their ties with the US.  Some US nationals living in New Zealand said that they were thinking about taking up New … Continue reading

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Tax on Offshore Sales is Coming

The Government plans to tax offshore people on the profit they make from selling a New Zealand house if it is sold within 2 years after it was bought.  A Parliamentary Bill is now being considered by Select Committee.  It is … Continue reading

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Client Tales // A Unique Tourism Venture

SK has established a tourism business targeting a small, but wealthy and influential clientele of Koreans in South Korea, Japan and USA and bringing them to NZ on short one and two week tours.  Each tour is specifically focused on … Continue reading

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Immigration – the Election Football is Still in Play

As I have noted in a previous post, immigration to New Zealand has become a key battlefield between National and Labour leading up to the national Election in September.  Labour has waded in again with some ill-considered claims about what … Continue reading

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It’s here – the new Business Visa Policy

Further to a previous post giving early warning of the sudden shut-down of the Long Term Business Visa policy in December 2013, the new replacement Instructions have now been unveiled.  They open on 24 March 2014.

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A Big Shift in NZ Business Visas?

Through my close involvement in the wider immigration industry I have just seen a recent discussion paper about a significant shift in NZ Long Term Business Visa (“LTBV”) policy.

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