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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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Investor Migrants Zero in on New Zealand

Earlier this year, Canada closed its Migrant Investor category and cancelled a large number of pending applications.  Will New Zealand reap the benefit?

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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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Section 61 Requests – A Change in the Air?

In my Visas for Overstayers blog post in March last year I highlighted the “no reasons, no records” approach by Immigration New Zealand to requests for a visa by people unlawfully in the country.  We’ve just heard that INZ has set up … Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom – “good character”?

For my first blog in 2012 I’ve decided to wade into the argument about why Kim Schmitz/Dotcom got New Zealand Residence, when he is now the subject of proceedings to extradite him to the US to face major internet piracy … Continue reading

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What you need to know about NZ Investor Visas and Citizenship

Today a client asked some questions which showed that even if you invest millions of dollars to get New Zealand Residence as an Investor, this does not mean it will be easy to get Citizenship later on.  The problem has to … Continue reading

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How NZ Business Migration is (not) working

In July 2009 the Government introduced new Investor policies to encourage wealthy offshore migrants to settle here: Invetor 1:  anyone able to invest over NZ$10 million for 3 years can obtain Residence almost outright; Investor 2:  those able to invest … Continue reading

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