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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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“Too Qualified to Live in NZ”?

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Skilled Migrant Residence – It’s Hard, but Easy Too

If you’re thinking about applying for Skilled Migrant Residence, there’s one big message here – get a job offer first.  Then, so long as you score 100 points, put your application in.

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The Hard Road to NZ Residence

Anyone living here could have told you this, but New Zealand is a great place to live.  In spite of complaints about Government, about low wages, about the high cost of living in Auckland, it is (by world standards) safe, clean … Continue reading

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Jobs for Kiwis or Visas for Brits?

There’s been a bit of a stir recently because New Zealand has launched a campaign to attract overseas workers to help with the Christchurch rebuild after the earthqake in February.  As part of its pre-Election posturing, the Labour Party complains that … Continue reading

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New Zealand Needs Workers!

There are two key features which are significant for the Work Visa market.  The first is that the flood of Kiwis heading to live in Australia has continued apace this year and shows no signs of slowing down.  Although New … Continue reading

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