Immigration New Zealand: Change to sleepover rate policy

Immigration New Zealand: Change to sleepover rate policy

From 24 May 2021, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will change the... read more

From 24 May 2021, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will change the hourly rate calculation for employees required to sleepover as...

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Immigration / May 27, 2021

Last Chance For Migrant Workers – Median Wage Increase & Other Policy Updates

Last Chance For Migrant Workers – Median Wage Increase & Other Policy Updates

On 11 June 2021, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) updated its Immigration... read more

On 11 June 2021, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) updated its Immigration Operational Manual. Median Wage Increase to $27.00 per hour...

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Immigration / June 18, 2021

Immigration: Accreditation Changes Delayed and Visas Extended

Immigration: Accreditation Changes Delayed and Visas Extended

Following recent employer protests and strong pushback to visa... read more

Following recent employer protests and strong pushback to visa and accreditation changes, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced: it will...

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Immigration / July 21, 2021

Immigration: Travel To New Zealand For Australian Citizens And Residents

Immigration: Travel To New Zealand For Australian Citizens And Residents

Immigration New Zealand has recently announced changes to its... read more

Immigration New Zealand has recently announced changes to its policy to simplify and streamline the process for Australian citizens and...

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Immigration / August 25, 2021

2021 Resident Visa

2021 Resident Visa

The Government has announced a streamlined residence pathway... read more

The Government has announced a streamlined residence pathway for temporary visa holders currently in New Zealand.  It is expected that...

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Immigration / October 22, 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

Juggling Immigration and Employment Law Obligations: Court decision issued

Juggling Immigration and Employment Law Obligations: Court decision issued

The Employment Court has decided a challenge to the Employment... read more

The Employment Court has decided a challenge to the Employment Relations Authority (Authority) decision Dilshaad Gill v Restaurant Brands Limited, which...

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General / February 17, 2022

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

Immigration Updates – NZ Border Opening

Immigration Updates – NZ Border Opening

The government has brought forward aspects of its plan to reopen... read more

The government has brought forward aspects of its plan to reopen New Zealand borders to the world. Further, stage 2...

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General / March 24, 2022

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