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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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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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Keeping it Clear: Speaking the New Zealand Language

Immigration New Zealand has recently posted some new articles on their website which are dedicated to “Keeping it Clear”, tips for those assisting migrants and students when providing information to an audience that is new to New Zealand. The articles … Continue reading

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8 Things to Consider before Moving to a New Country Part 1

The world has become a global village and today many people move countries for different reasons. Uplifting roots and going into the unknown is never easy. Often such a move goes hand in hand with leaving friends and family behind … Continue reading

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Legal status of foreign sex workers in New Zealand

The NZ Herald recently featured an article detailing the increase in foreign sex workers in New Zealand. New Zealand is noted as having some of the most progressive prostitution law regulations in the world. However, this progressivism does not extend … Continue reading

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INZ have refused Chris Brown a visa

An interesting article relating to American R&B Singer Chris Brown has appeared in the New Zealand Herald. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has indicated that he will not be able to enter New Zealand in order to perform in an planned … Continue reading

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Visa Officer Fired After Selling Visas Worth $26k

An interesting article recently appeared in the New Zealand Herald on 17 August 2015. Some clever investigatory journalism uncovered the fact that an Immigration New Zealand official who had been based at Auckland International Airport had lost his job after … Continue reading

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Hydro Canals are Lined with PCV

Yes, when one of our South Island hydro canals started to degrade, Genesis Energy needed to bring in over 40 specialists to install lining material in the canal. You can read more here. The installers were of a number of … Continue reading

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Work Visas – How to Help INZ Grant You One

One of the most critical documents in an employer-based work visa or SMC application is the Position Description (PD), aka Job Description. The PD must show in detail, exactly what your job entails and INZ will cross-reference your PD to … Continue reading

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New Zealand Immigration Process – Not So Bad

Australian Migration Agents identify a growing frustration with perpetually changing requirements in how DIPB, their equivalent of INZ, assess visa applications, since a new Immigration Minister was sworn in in December. “We will empower our officers to say no more … Continue reading

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