Temporary Work Visa changes

Temporary Work Visa changes

In May 2020, the Government introduced temporary powers to manage... read more

In May 2020, the Government introduced temporary powers to manage the impact of COVID-19 on immigration matters.  Then on 7...

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Immigration / July 22, 2020

Immigration Updates – New Visa Category, Further Automatic Visa Extensions and Policy Tweaks

Immigration Updates – New Visa Category, Further Automatic Visa Extensions and Policy Tweaks

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has recently announced a number... read more

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has recently announced a number of welcome changes to assist temporary visa holders in New Zealand....

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Immigration / September 22, 2020

Under the Magnifying Glass – Scrutiny of Employment by Immigration New Zealand

Under the Magnifying Glass – Scrutiny of Employment by Immigration New Zealand

A recent Immigration and Protection Tribunal (IPT) decision highlights... read more

A recent Immigration and Protection Tribunal (IPT) decision highlights the detail in which INZ will scrutinise employment conditions in assessing...

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Immigration / November 18, 2020

Immigration Update

Immigration Update

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has just announced some welcome... read more

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has just announced some welcome changes to its policy.  We set these out below: Employer-assisted work...

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Immigration / December 22, 2020

Termination of Migrant Workers – Juggling Immigration and Employment Law Obligations

Termination of Migrant Workers – Juggling Immigration and Employment Law Obligations

The recent Employment Relations Authority (ERA) decision Dilshaad... read more

The recent Employment Relations Authority (ERA) decision Dilshaad Gill v Restaurant Brands Limited provides some key learnings for employers supporting...

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Immigration / March 24, 2021

Work Visas – common mistakes to avoid!

Work Visas – common mistakes to avoid!

Navigating the essential skills work visa process can be complicated... read more

Navigating the essential skills work visa process can be complicated for employers.  With processing times currently taking between 70 days...

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Immigration / June 19, 2019

Government announced temporary work visa changes

Government announced temporary work visa changes

Earlier this year the Government consulted with New Zealanders... read more

Earlier this year the Government consulted with New Zealanders about proposed changes to the work visa. This month (September 2019),...

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Immigration / September 23, 2019

Work Visa Changes

Work Visa Changes

We recently advised you that the Government was introducing changes... read more

We recently advised you that the Government was introducing changes to temporary work visas here. The Government has provided further...

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Immigration / December 17, 2019