19 July 2021

Streamlined work visa process and deferral of mandatory accreditation scheme

The Minister of Immigration has recently announced a number of significant changes to the processing of Essential Skills work visas, as well as a deferral to the upcoming compulsory employer accreditation scheme.

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8 July 2021

New border exception to allow 300 teachers into New Zealand

A new border exception has been announced, to address the ongoing shortage of qualified teachers in New Zealand.

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11 June 2021

Uncertainty around residence pathways continues despite latest Immigration announcements

The Immigration Minister has today announced further adjustments to visa settings, following on from announcements made at the end of 2020.

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20 April 2021

Reading the fine print in INZ’s “family reunification” border exceptions

The Minister of Immigration has made a much-anticipated announcement regarding New Zealand’s border closure.

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13 April 2021

Immigration New Zealand releases sleepover hours guidelines

Immigration New Zealand has released a new Visa Pak this month, clarifying its position on sleepover hours in the aged and residential care industry.

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31 March 2021

Announcement about Skilled Migrant Category delayed… again

Immigration New Zealand recently held a webinar, with the promise that it would include an update about a number of important areas including how it intends to address the 7,000 or more EOIs currently in the pool awaiting an outcome,...

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