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15 December 2017
 

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NZAMI Office Hours over the Holiday Period

31 December 2017Please note the NZAMI Office will be CLOSED from midday, Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open on Monday 08th January 2018. CPD orders received after the 21st December 2017 will be processed once the office opens on the 08th of January 2018....

NZAMI Office Hours over the Holiday Period

31 December 2017Please note the NZAMI Office will be CLOSED from midday, Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open on Monday 08th January 2018. CPD orders received after the 21st December 2017 will be processed once the office opens on the 08th of January 2018.

Visitors could help fill seasonal worker shortage

13 December 2017An urgent need for seasonal workers in Central Otago has prompted the Ministry of Social Development to declare a labour shortage and visa help for visitors who meet criteria....

Visitors could help fill seasonal worker shortage

13 December 2017An urgent need for seasonal workers in Central Otago has prompted the Ministry of Social Development to declare a labour shortage and visa help for visitors who meet criteria.

Nearly half of employers relying on migrants to fill vacancies

06 December 2017The survey found 49 per cent of employers were using the immigration process to recruit staff, compared to 38 per cent in 2016 and just 27 per cent in 2015. The trend was underpinned by increasing difficulty in recruiting staff....

Nearly half of employers relying on migrants to fill vacancies

06 December 2017The survey found 49 per cent of employers were using the immigration process to recruit staff, compared to 38 per cent in 2016 and just 27 per cent in 2015. The trend was underpinned by increasing difficulty in recruiting staff.

Rest home care at risk from changes to migrant workers' visa rules

04 December 2017Thousands of elderly New Zealanders could be stranded without rest home care if changes aren't made to expand the workforce, according to a new report on migrant workers....

Rest home care at risk from changes to migrant workers' visa rules

04 December 2017Thousands of elderly New Zealanders could be stranded without rest home care if changes aren't made to expand the workforce, according to a new report on migrant workers.

INZ website runs slow on influx of Silver Fern visa applications

01 December 2017An influx of traffic to Immigration New Zealand's website for Silver Fern work visa applications put the site out of action for much of the day yesterday....

INZ website runs slow on influx of Silver Fern visa applications

01 December 2017An influx of traffic to Immigration New Zealand's website for Silver Fern work visa applications put the site out of action for much of the day yesterday.

The immigration tightrope – a U-turn is risky

26 November 2017The immigration tightrope – a U-turn is risky, pressing on riskier for Government. OPINION: They stood on an immigration crackdown, but reality hit first. ...

The immigration tightrope – a U-turn is risky

26 November 2017The immigration tightrope – a U-turn is risky, pressing on riskier for Government. OPINION: They stood on an immigration crackdown, but reality hit first.

Would-be migrants with skills needed in the regions targeted

25 November 2017Would-be migrants wishing to fill skills shortages in the regions may get a helping hand from the Government to move to New Zealand, the new immigration minister has indicated....

Would-be migrants with skills needed in the regions targeted

25 November 2017Would-be migrants wishing to fill skills shortages in the regions may get a helping hand from the Government to move to New Zealand, the new immigration minister has indicated.

Woman fined and sentenced over illegal immigration advice

23 November 2017Maria 'Ilaisaane Valu-Pome'e, who is of Tongan nationality, was sentenced in the Waitakere District Court after pleading guilty to 14 charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA)....

Woman fined and sentenced over illegal immigration advice

23 November 2017Maria 'Ilaisaane Valu-Pome'e, who is of Tongan nationality, was sentenced in the Waitakere District Court after pleading guilty to 14 charges laid by the Immigration Advisers Authority (IAA).

New Zealand net migration rises

22 November 2017New Zealand annual net migration rose in October and remains high by historical standards although it's lower than the record reached in July this year....

New Zealand net migration rises

22 November 2017New Zealand annual net migration rose in October and remains high by historical standards although it's lower than the record reached in July this year.

How the far right is poisoning New Zealand

22 November 2017Led by veteran politician Winston Peters who has made racist comments toward immigrants and people of Asian descent and Trumpian abuse of the press New Zealand First has traditionally been an afterthought in New Zealand politics....

How the far right is poisoning New Zealand

22 November 2017Led by veteran politician Winston Peters who has made racist comments toward immigrants and people of Asian descent and Trumpian abuse of the press New Zealand First has traditionally been an afterthought in New Zealand politics.

Migration over the peak - tipped to fall further

22 November 2017Economists remain confident that New Zealand's annual net migration gain is trending down despite a small bump in the year to October....

Migration over the peak - tipped to fall further

22 November 2017Economists remain confident that New Zealand's annual net migration gain is trending down despite a small bump in the year to October.

Strained immigration tribunal calls for support

21 November 2017The Immigration and Protection Tribunal last year dealt with the highest number of appeals in its history. Its annual report said it urgently needed to add to its 16.4 full-time equivalent staff and improve resources....

Strained immigration tribunal calls for support

21 November 2017The Immigration and Protection Tribunal last year dealt with the highest number of appeals in its history. Its annual report said it urgently needed to add to its 16.4 full-time equivalent staff and improve resources.

Queenstown family face deportation to Sri Lanka after eight years

15 November 2017After eight years of living and working in New Zealand, the Wijerathne family face returning to Sri Lanka after their work visas were cancelled....

Queenstown family face deportation to Sri Lanka after eight years

15 November 2017After eight years of living and working in New Zealand, the Wijerathne family face returning to Sri Lanka after their work visas were cancelled.

Export Education sector gets spring cleaning

15 November 2017The new Labour-led government is on the threshold of reintroducing the value-added, no-nonsense export promotion system that would ensure the rights of international students and end their exploitation by New Zealand employers....

Export Education sector gets spring cleaning

15 November 2017The new Labour-led government is on the threshold of reintroducing the value-added, no-nonsense export promotion system that would ensure the rights of international students and end their exploitation by New Zealand employers.

Red tape costing the chance to grow

02 November 2017Mr Heap legitimately employs nine Thai nationals, under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, which permits the employment of foreign nationals to fill jobs that New Zealanders cannot or will not do. He would like to employ two more, but has been told by Immigration NZ that he can't have them....

Red tape costing the chance to grow

02 November 2017Mr Heap legitimately employs nine Thai nationals, under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme, which permits the employment of foreign nationals to fill jobs that New Zealanders cannot or will not do. He would like to employ two more, but has been told by Immigration NZ that he can't have them.

New government already has a lot of explaining to do

24 October 2017As we sit here in this new policy vacuum, one of the more important bits of information we do have are the immigration numbers. They will be cut by up to 30,000. What we know without a shadow of a doubt is this country is full of people looking to hire and having trouble doing so....

New government already has a lot of explaining to do

24 October 2017As we sit here in this new policy vacuum, one of the more important bits of information we do have are the immigration numbers. They will be cut by up to 30,000. What we know without a shadow of a doubt is this country is full of people looking to hire and having trouble doing so.

Widows being forced to leave country after migration law change

24 October 2017Five widows in their 80s are among a growing number of elderly immigrants being forced to leave the country because of a government crackdown. Under a rule change last year the parents of migrants were told they could no longer apply for residency. Lawyers say thousands of people are affected....

Widows being forced to leave country after migration law change

24 October 2017Five widows in their 80s are among a growing number of elderly immigrants being forced to leave the country because of a government crackdown. Under a rule change last year the parents of migrants were told they could no longer apply for residency. Lawyers say thousands of people are affected.

Labour-NZ First Coalition: Immigration changes follow Labour policy

24 October 2017Labour and New Zealand First has agreed to take action on migrant and international student exploitation, but did not mention any immigration cut....

Labour-NZ First Coalition: Immigration changes follow Labour policy

24 October 2017Labour and New Zealand First has agreed to take action on migrant and international student exploitation, but did not mention any immigration cut.

Ardern confirms Labour's immigration target to hold sway

21 October 2017Winston Peters has not responded to revelations that a big part of his immigration policy will be shunted aside in the Labour-led government....

Ardern confirms Labour's immigration target to hold sway

21 October 2017Winston Peters has not responded to revelations that a big part of his immigration policy will be shunted aside in the Labour-led government.

No mandate for immigration crackdown

20 October 2017New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI), a leading voice in the immigration sector, believes there is no mandate for the new Labour-led coalition Government’s proposed crackdown on immigration....

No mandate for immigration crackdown

20 October 2017New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI), a leading voice in the immigration sector, believes there is no mandate for the new Labour-led coalition Government’s proposed crackdown on immigration.

New Government could cut immigration numbers 'overnight'

20 October 2017With net migration at 71,000 in the year to September, Prime Minister-in-waiting Jacinda Ardern last tonight said she expected those numbers to be cut by 20,000 to 30,000 per annum....

New Government could cut immigration numbers 'overnight'

20 October 2017With net migration at 71,000 in the year to September, Prime Minister-in-waiting Jacinda Ardern last tonight said she expected those numbers to be cut by 20,000 to 30,000 per annum.

Real estate agency boss fears 'Fortress NZ' under new Government

20 October 2017"We're back to Fortress New Zealand," says a property boss of the new Government's policies to ban house sales to foreigners....

Real estate agency boss fears 'Fortress NZ' under new Government

20 October 2017"We're back to Fortress New Zealand," says a property boss of the new Government's policies to ban house sales to foreigners.

Immigration shows signs of slowing

20 October 2017Immigration has come down from its record peak, with one economist saying the economy could slow as a result....

Immigration shows signs of slowing

20 October 2017Immigration has come down from its record peak, with one economist saying the economy could slow as a result.

Ben Mack: As an immigrant, I'm terrified of Winston Peters

16 October 2017Winston Peters is gaslighting the entire country. Sound extreme? If anything, I think it's an understatement, actually. It's even more frightening when people with influence - like Duncan Garner recently - spout the same extremist views as Peters, then bizarrely claim it's not xenophobic to say things like "immigration is great, but I'm not sure our traditional standard of living is enhanced by it"....

Ben Mack: As an immigrant, I'm terrified of Winston Peters

16 October 2017Winston Peters is gaslighting the entire country. Sound extreme? If anything, I think it's an understatement, actually. It's even more frightening when people with influence - like Duncan Garner recently - spout the same extremist views as Peters, then bizarrely claim it's not xenophobic to say things like "immigration is great, but I'm not sure our traditional standard of living is enhanced by it".

Jian Yang didn't disclose Chinese intelligence connections in appln

13 October 2017A newly reelected National Party MP said to have been investigated by New Zealand's intelligence agencies didn't disclose links to Chinese military intelligence when becoming a citizen, documents show....

Jian Yang didn't disclose Chinese intelligence connections in appln

13 October 2017A newly reelected National Party MP said to have been investigated by New Zealand's intelligence agencies didn't disclose links to Chinese military intelligence when becoming a citizen, documents show.

Climate change a 'key' factor in migration

11 October 2017Climate change is proving a bigger factor in people's decisions to migrate more than income and political freedom combined, Kiwi researchers say....

Climate change a 'key' factor in migration

11 October 2017Climate change is proving a bigger factor in people's decisions to migrate more than income and political freedom combined, Kiwi researchers say.

Fact check: New Zealand has the fastest growing population in OECD

09 October 2017The word immigration is likely to spark a reaction, depending on which side of the welcoming gate you stand. On Sunday, Duncan Garner faced a torrent of abuse, including being labelled a racist, following a column calling for New Zealand to curb immigration....

Fact check: New Zealand has the fastest growing population in OECD

09 October 2017The word immigration is likely to spark a reaction, depending on which side of the welcoming gate you stand. On Sunday, Duncan Garner faced a torrent of abuse, including being labelled a racist, following a column calling for New Zealand to curb immigration.

New Zealand 'could stall' if Winston Peters gets way on immigration

27 September 2017New Zealand First leader Winston Peters' anti-immigration stance has a long history, with many across the political spectrum accusing him of racism. Massey University sociologist Professor Paul Spoonley told The AM Show if Mr Peters gets his way, New Zealand could come to a standstill....

New Zealand 'could stall' if Winston Peters gets way on immigration

27 September 2017New Zealand First leader Winston Peters' anti-immigration stance has a long history, with many across the political spectrum accusing him of racism. Massey University sociologist Professor Paul Spoonley told The AM Show if Mr Peters gets his way, New Zealand could come to a standstill.

Don't come to New Zealand, British teachers warn colleagues back home

22 September 2017Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's desperate teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the bureaucratic obstacles to recognising overseas qualifications and experience....

Don't come to New Zealand, British teachers warn colleagues back home

22 September 2017Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's desperate teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the bureaucratic obstacles to recognising overseas qualifications and experience.

INZ plan to close overseas offices, bring visa processing back onshore

18 September 2017Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has confirmed plans to bring the bulk of visa processing back onshore and to employ 110 more local staff to do them. NZAMI director Simon Moore said he was concerned that verification in risk markets could suffer by not having overseas officers with an understanding of cultural intricacies and trends of fraudulent behaviour....

INZ plan to close overseas offices, bring visa processing back onshore

18 September 2017Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has confirmed plans to bring the bulk of visa processing back onshore and to employ 110 more local staff to do them. NZAMI director Simon Moore said he was concerned that verification in risk markets could suffer by not having overseas officers with an understanding of cultural intricacies and trends of fraudulent behaviour.

INZ plan to close overseas offices, bring visa processing back onshore

18 September 2017Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has confirmed plans to bring the bulk of visa processing back onshore and to employ 110 more local staff to do them. The New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI) is "cautiously" welcoming the proposal....

INZ plan to close overseas offices, bring visa processing back onshore

18 September 2017Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has confirmed plans to bring the bulk of visa processing back onshore and to employ 110 more local staff to do them. The New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI) is "cautiously" welcoming the proposal.

NZAMI OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED 18 SEPTEMBER TO 9 OCTOBER 2017 INCLUSIVE

16 September 2017PLEASE NOTE THE NZAMI OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE 18TH OF SEPTEMBER TO THE 09TH OF OCTOBER INCLUSIVE. If you have any CPD orders you will need to have them to this office BEFORE Thursday the 14th of September. Any CPD orders received after the 14th of September will be processed once the office re-opens on the 10th of October 2017. ...

NZAMI OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED 18 SEPTEMBER TO 9 OCTOBER 2017 INCLUSIVE

16 September 2017PLEASE NOTE THE NZAMI OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM THE 18TH OF SEPTEMBER TO THE 09TH OF OCTOBER INCLUSIVE. If you have any CPD orders you will need to have them to this office BEFORE Thursday the 14th of September. Any CPD orders received after the 14th of September will be processed once the office re-opens on the 10th of October 2017.

The Big Issues - watch a rundown of the parties' immigration policies

13 September 2017Vote 2017: With net migration at record levels and staying higher than most people expected, where do our political parties stand on immigration - who wants to cut numbers, and who doesn't?...

The Big Issues - watch a rundown of the parties' immigration policies

13 September 2017Vote 2017: With net migration at record levels and staying higher than most people expected, where do our political parties stand on immigration - who wants to cut numbers, and who doesn't?

Desperate Bay of Plenty migrants face uphill battle finding work

12 September 2017Every week Michael Sami has to turn away migrants and foreign students who show up at his shop desperate for work....

Desperate Bay of Plenty migrants face uphill battle finding work

12 September 2017Every week Michael Sami has to turn away migrants and foreign students who show up at his shop desperate for work.

Education needs to address rapid change

12 September 2017Chorus chief executive Kate McKenzie says New Zealand needs to change its education system to better prepare children for work....

Education needs to address rapid change

12 September 2017Chorus chief executive Kate McKenzie says New Zealand needs to change its education system to better prepare children for work.

NZ First told immigrant super changes not needed

10 September 2017An immigration advocacy group is rubbishing New Zealand First's plan to change superannuation eligibility rules for immigrants....

NZ First told immigrant super changes not needed

10 September 2017An immigration advocacy group is rubbishing New Zealand First's plan to change superannuation eligibility rules for immigrants.

Migrant figures underestimated by 60,000, Statistics NZ says

04 September 2017The number of net migrants coming into the country since 2001 has been underestimated by nearly 60,000, Statistics New Zealand says....

Migrant figures underestimated by 60,000, Statistics NZ says

04 September 2017The number of net migrants coming into the country since 2001 has been underestimated by nearly 60,000, Statistics New Zealand says.

Immigration under the spotlight

03 September 2017AUDIO CLIP - June Ranson Current Chair NZ Association for Migrants Investment & Mandeep Bela from First Union and Former International Student dicuss the complex issues facing New Zealand with immigration. ...

Immigration under the spotlight

03 September 2017AUDIO CLIP - June Ranson Current Chair NZ Association for Migrants Investment & Mandeep Bela from First Union and Former International Student dicuss the complex issues facing New Zealand with immigration.

'Double standard' accusation - INZ officers paid $4 an hour

30 August 2017Immigration officers being recruited here and sent to work for Immigration New Zealand offshore are being paid as low as $4 an hour. June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, said this was "exploitation" and "totally double standard"....

'Double standard' accusation - INZ officers paid $4 an hour

30 August 2017Immigration officers being recruited here and sent to work for Immigration New Zealand offshore are being paid as low as $4 an hour. June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, said this was "exploitation" and "totally double standard".

INZ computer issues causing online application delays

24 August 2017Thousands of applicants for temporary visas have been unable to lodge their applications online because an Immigration computer fault. June Ranson, NZ Association of Migration and Investment chair, said INZ's system for online applications "lacked reliability" and has been faulty for some time....

INZ computer issues causing online application delays

24 August 2017Thousands of applicants for temporary visas have been unable to lodge their applications online because an Immigration computer fault. June Ranson, NZ Association of Migration and Investment chair, said INZ's system for online applications "lacked reliability" and has been faulty for some time.

Labour says its student visa crackdown will cost $130 million

23 August 2017Labour has admitted that its planned crackdown on student visas will chop $130 million a year off the country's education export income....

Labour says its student visa crackdown will cost $130 million

23 August 2017Labour has admitted that its planned crackdown on student visas will chop $130 million a year off the country's education export income.

INZ pays offshore visa processing staff much less than local workers

22 August 2017Immigration New Zealand is being accused of hypocrisy and failing its own "labour market test" by sending visa processing jobs offshore. "If the policy of jobs for New Zealanders first is followed through, why are more immigration officers not being recruited onshore rather than providing employment to offshore officers?" asked association chair June Ranson....

INZ pays offshore visa processing staff much less than local workers

22 August 2017Immigration New Zealand is being accused of hypocrisy and failing its own "labour market test" by sending visa processing jobs offshore. "If the policy of jobs for New Zealanders first is followed through, why are more immigration officers not being recruited onshore rather than providing employment to offshore officers?" asked association chair June Ranson.

Indian Advisor wins two Immigration Awards

19 August 2017Auckland based Immigration Advisor Arunima Dhingra was honoured with two Awards at the Annual Awards Ceremony of the New Zealand Association for Migrant and Investment (NZAMI) held at Eden Park in Auckland last night (Friday, August 18, 2017)....

Indian Advisor wins two Immigration Awards

19 August 2017Auckland based Immigration Advisor Arunima Dhingra was honoured with two Awards at the Annual Awards Ceremony of the New Zealand Association for Migrant and Investment (NZAMI) held at Eden Park in Auckland last night (Friday, August 18, 2017).

Immigration proposals could hit farmers hard

10 August 2017With celebrity chef Simon Gault recently coming out against the National Party's immigration policy, it's clear that a number of sectors will be negatively impacted by the proposed changes. But dairy farmers that I talk to say they feel they have been targeted with laser precision....

Immigration proposals could hit farmers hard

10 August 2017With celebrity chef Simon Gault recently coming out against the National Party's immigration policy, it's clear that a number of sectors will be negatively impacted by the proposed changes. But dairy farmers that I talk to say they feel they have been targeted with laser precision.

Immigration officials target corruption in Indian student market

09 August 2017Immigration officials are keeping watch on managers at 17 private training enterprises and five polytechnics who they suspect of corrupt activities in the Indian student market....

Immigration officials target corruption in Indian student market

09 August 2017Immigration officials are keeping watch on managers at 17 private training enterprises and five polytechnics who they suspect of corrupt activities in the Indian student market.

Indian businesses 'sell' jobs for visas to students

08 August 2017Immigration New Zealand believes Indian business owners are deliberately targeting Indian foreign students as cheap labour and charging them thousands of dollars for jobs that lead to residence....

Indian businesses 'sell' jobs for visas to students

08 August 2017Immigration New Zealand believes Indian business owners are deliberately targeting Indian foreign students as cheap labour and charging them thousands of dollars for jobs that lead to residence.

Finalists Named for 2017 NZAMI Immigration Awards

08 August 2017The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) has announced the finalists in its 2017 Immigration Awards....

Finalists Named for 2017 NZAMI Immigration Awards

08 August 2017The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) has announced the finalists in its 2017 Immigration Awards.

Ian Godleman Finalist Immigrant of the Year 2017 Award

08 August 2017Ian Godleman has been selected as a finalist for the New Zealand Immigrant of the Year for 2017....

Ian Godleman Finalist Immigrant of the Year 2017 Award

08 August 2017Ian Godleman has been selected as a finalist for the New Zealand Immigrant of the Year for 2017.

Immigration NZ staff investigated for corruption and fraud

04 August 2017Immigration New Zealand officials are being investigated for granting visas and residency to family and friends, a Herald investigation has found. The agency confirmed that four have been dismissed and two had resigned while under investigation for conflicts of interest....

Immigration NZ staff investigated for corruption and fraud

04 August 2017Immigration New Zealand officials are being investigated for granting visas and residency to family and friends, a Herald investigation has found. The agency confirmed that four have been dismissed and two had resigned while under investigation for conflicts of interest.

Latest immigration rules not fair to farming

04 August 2017Amid the political talk of migrants taking jobs from Kiwis, we need to consider the reality in which New Zealand's dairy farmers operate....

Latest immigration rules not fair to farming

04 August 2017Amid the political talk of migrants taking jobs from Kiwis, we need to consider the reality in which New Zealand's dairy farmers operate.

Anti-immigration group mistakes bus seats for burqas

02 August 2017An anti-immigration group in Norway is being mocked by social media users after they mistook empty bus seats for Muslim women wearing burqas....

Anti-immigration group mistakes bus seats for burqas

02 August 2017An anti-immigration group in Norway is being mocked by social media users after they mistook empty bus seats for Muslim women wearing burqas.

Hastings designer WOW finalist

29 July 2017The winner of this year's Edible Fashion Awards has got the call up to once again perform on the international stage. Ms Whitney said this year's idea came from watching the news, as she noticed a lot about immigration, whether it was in America, Europe or Australia....

Hastings designer WOW finalist

29 July 2017The winner of this year's Edible Fashion Awards has got the call up to once again perform on the international stage. Ms Whitney said this year's idea came from watching the news, as she noticed a lot about immigration, whether it was in America, Europe or Australia.

Government backs down on immigration changes

27 July 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says lowering a new salary threshold for skilled migrants will mean about 6,000 - 7,000 more migrants will qualify as 'mid-skilled' - giving them a pathway to residency. However, he denied it would impact on net migration....

Government backs down on immigration changes

27 July 2017Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says lowering a new salary threshold for skilled migrants will mean about 6,000 - 7,000 more migrants will qualify as 'mid-skilled' - giving them a pathway to residency. However, he denied it would impact on net migration.

National's immigration crackdown went too far

27 July 2017National lost its nerve a little on immigration near the end of last year when it raised the bar on skilled migrants and followed that up in April this year with a crackdown on temporary work visas....

National's immigration crackdown went too far

27 July 2017National lost its nerve a little on immigration near the end of last year when it raised the bar on skilled migrants and followed that up in April this year with a crackdown on temporary work visas.

Government to backtrack on immigration cuts

24 July 2017The Government is likely to tweak some of its planned immigration cuts after a backlash from business groups and the regions....

Government to backtrack on immigration cuts

24 July 2017The Government is likely to tweak some of its planned immigration cuts after a backlash from business groups and the regions.

Government backdown on immigration changes

24 July 2017A proposed immigration crackdown will be watered down after a backlash from provincial bosses, Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed. English told TVNZ's Breakfast programme the changes would not be scrapped but there would "probably be some adjustments."...

Government backdown on immigration changes

24 July 2017A proposed immigration crackdown will be watered down after a backlash from provincial bosses, Prime Minister Bill English has confirmed. English told TVNZ's Breakfast programme the changes would not be scrapped but there would "probably be some adjustments."

Mother battles to keep Down Syndrome son in the country

24 July 2017An American mother and her 8-year-old son had their residence application denied because he has Down syndrome. But the decision was overturned by the Immigration Protection Tribunal which criticised a "serious flaw" in Immigration NZ's processes. ...

Mother battles to keep Down Syndrome son in the country

24 July 2017An American mother and her 8-year-old son had their residence application denied because he has Down syndrome. But the decision was overturned by the Immigration Protection Tribunal which criticised a "serious flaw" in Immigration NZ's processes.

One in two post-study work visas applications declined in Auckland

23 July 2017Immigration New Zealand decisions on post-study work visas are being slammed as "overly harsh" as one in two applicants in Auckland are being declined....

One in two post-study work visas applications declined in Auckland

23 July 2017Immigration New Zealand decisions on post-study work visas are being slammed as "overly harsh" as one in two applicants in Auckland are being declined.

Government may back down on immigration changes

23 July 2017The Government seems likely to back down on changes to immigration law due to come into effect next month....

Government may back down on immigration changes

23 July 2017The Government seems likely to back down on changes to immigration law due to come into effect next month.

Maori Party sets out scheme to send immigrants to regions

20 July 2017An internship visa that would require migrants with special skills to train young people in the regions is to be announced by the Maori Party today....

Maori Party sets out scheme to send immigrants to regions

20 July 2017An internship visa that would require migrants with special skills to train young people in the regions is to be announced by the Maori Party today.

Dutch brought home with them

15 July 2017Immigration has been topical in New Zealand recently and blamed for housing shortages - especially in Auckland. When Max and Maria Klinkhamer, together with their two sons Edward and Lou, wanted to immigrate to New Zealand from the Netherlands in 1952, they had a novel solution to this problem - they would bring a house with them....

Dutch brought home with them

15 July 2017Immigration has been topical in New Zealand recently and blamed for housing shortages - especially in Auckland. When Max and Maria Klinkhamer, together with their two sons Edward and Lou, wanted to immigrate to New Zealand from the Netherlands in 1952, they had a novel solution to this problem - they would bring a house with them.

Maori Party's first Asian candidate: We are all New Zealanders

10 July 2017Immigrants have no voice, they're sick of it, and a Maori Party candidate has put his hand up to be their champion....

Maori Party's first Asian candidate: We are all New Zealanders

10 July 2017Immigrants have no voice, they're sick of it, and a Maori Party candidate has put his hand up to be their champion.

Assume we are all kiwis

09 July 2017New Zealanders who pride themselves on their open-minded attitude to multi-cultural immigration might be surprised at how hurtful some of their casual, good-natured comments can be. They need to read a small book we feature today by New Zealander Emma Ng....

Assume we are all kiwis

09 July 2017New Zealanders who pride themselves on their open-minded attitude to multi-cultural immigration might be surprised at how hurtful some of their casual, good-natured comments can be. They need to read a small book we feature today by New Zealander Emma Ng.

Simon Gault puts the heat on Government over new immigration rules

08 July 2017Veteran chef Simon Gault says recent changes to immigration rules pose a huge threat to the restaurant industry's future. Gault, who has just opened his latest restaurant, Giraffe, at Auckland's Viaduct, said he was struggling to find workers to run it....

Simon Gault puts the heat on Government over new immigration rules

08 July 2017Veteran chef Simon Gault says recent changes to immigration rules pose a huge threat to the restaurant industry's future. Gault, who has just opened his latest restaurant, Giraffe, at Auckland's Viaduct, said he was struggling to find workers to run it.

53 employers banned from recruiting migrant workers

06 July 2017More than 50 employers have been stood down from recruiting migrant workers since new measures to stop exploitation came into force a little over three months ago....

53 employers banned from recruiting migrant workers

06 July 2017More than 50 employers have been stood down from recruiting migrant workers since new measures to stop exploitation came into force a little over three months ago.

Leslie Smith is battling immigration officials to stay in New Zealand

02 July 2017Leslie Smith and his daughter Courtney are desperate to stay in New Zealand but red tape, tragedy and an oversight looks set to cost the pair their future here. Smith's working visa and an interim visa have expired and an application for residency is continuously delayed, leaving the 49-year-old struggling to survive without an income....

Leslie Smith is battling immigration officials to stay in New Zealand

02 July 2017Leslie Smith and his daughter Courtney are desperate to stay in New Zealand but red tape, tragedy and an oversight looks set to cost the pair their future here. Smith's working visa and an interim visa have expired and an application for residency is continuously delayed, leaving the 49-year-old struggling to survive without an income.

Green Party apologises for pandering to anti-immigration, drops policy

02 July 2017Green Party co-leader James Shaw has apologised for the way he announced his party's immigration policy last year after complaints that the Greens were pandering to anti-immigrant rhetoric. Shaw said his party had now abandoned its immigration policy, and was focused on steering the public debate on migration in New Zealand towards values rather than numbers....

Green Party apologises for pandering to anti-immigration, drops policy

02 July 2017Green Party co-leader James Shaw has apologised for the way he announced his party's immigration policy last year after complaints that the Greens were pandering to anti-immigrant rhetoric. Shaw said his party had now abandoned its immigration policy, and was focused on steering the public debate on migration in New Zealand towards values rather than numbers.

Govt digs in over Thiel citizenship decision

30 June 2017The government is defending its decision to grant US billionaire Peter Thiel citizenship despite him having spent only 12 days in New Zealand....

Govt digs in over Thiel citizenship decision

30 June 2017The government is defending its decision to grant US billionaire Peter Thiel citizenship despite him having spent only 12 days in New Zealand.

AUDIO: Govt digs in over Thiel citizenship call

30 June 2017

Shortage of skilled hospitality staff as Kiwis shun entry level jobs

23 June 2017With demand growing for skilled hospitality workers around the country - one Rotorua restaurant owner believes Kiwis are losing their work ethic....

Shortage of skilled hospitality staff as Kiwis shun entry level jobs

23 June 2017With demand growing for skilled hospitality workers around the country - one Rotorua restaurant owner believes Kiwis are losing their work ethic.

Migrants coming into New Zealand at a faster rate of knots

15 June 2017Migrants are piling into New Zealand at nearly twice the rate than in Australia and more than three times the rate of the UK, figures suggest....

Migrants coming into New Zealand at a faster rate of knots

15 June 2017Migrants are piling into New Zealand at nearly twice the rate than in Australia and more than three times the rate of the UK, figures suggest.

Exploited students 'sleeping in cars' - Immigration staff

14 June 2017Immigration officials say Indian students have been regularly threatening self-harm and sleeping in cars because they did not earn enough to buy food. Emails from Immigration NZ staff in India, obtained by the Labour Party under the Official Information Act, expressed concern about an "exploitation/facilitation triangle" in which Indian education agents, NZ educational institutions and Kiwi employers were all making money from Indian students....

Exploited students 'sleeping in cars' - Immigration staff

14 June 2017Immigration officials say Indian students have been regularly threatening self-harm and sleeping in cars because they did not earn enough to buy food. Emails from Immigration NZ staff in India, obtained by the Labour Party under the Official Information Act, expressed concern about an "exploitation/facilitation triangle" in which Indian education agents, NZ educational institutions and Kiwi employers were all making money from Indian students.

Fewer Pacific people are migrating to New Zealand

13 June 2017Mr Small says immigration policy is increasingly becoming unfairly balanced....

Fewer Pacific people are migrating to New Zealand

13 June 2017Mr Small says immigration policy is increasingly becoming unfairly balanced.

Political Roundup: Labour's Goldilocks immigration policy

13 June 2017"A touch too xenophobic?" - that was the teasing rhetorical question posed to the Labour Party yesterday on Twitter by Winston Peters, who appeared to be delighted with Andrew Little's immigration policy announcement. Of course, he was referring to the fact that his party has borne this label for years for its long-running anti-immigration campaigns, and Peters was clearly basking in the satisfaction of a major party joining his crusade....

Political Roundup: Labour's Goldilocks immigration policy

13 June 2017"A touch too xenophobic?" - that was the teasing rhetorical question posed to the Labour Party yesterday on Twitter by Winston Peters, who appeared to be delighted with Andrew Little's immigration policy announcement. Of course, he was referring to the fact that his party has borne this label for years for its long-running anti-immigration campaigns, and Peters was clearly basking in the satisfaction of a major party joining his crusade.

Labour's plan: Cut net migration by 20,000 to 30,000 a year

12 June 2017Labour is aiming to cut net migration by 20,000-30,000 a year through an immigration overhaul targeting low-skilled workers and students it considers are exploiting a "back door to Godzone"....

Labour's plan: Cut net migration by 20,000 to 30,000 a year

12 June 2017Labour is aiming to cut net migration by 20,000-30,000 a year through an immigration overhaul targeting low-skilled workers and students it considers are exploiting a "back door to Godzone".

Labour's immigration policy targets 22,000 foreign students

12 June 2017International students doing "low-level" courses and who want to work and stay in New Zealand after their study will bear the main brunt of Labour's immigration policy as it tries to slash net migration by 20,000 - 30,000 a year....

Labour's immigration policy targets 22,000 foreign students

12 June 2017International students doing "low-level" courses and who want to work and stay in New Zealand after their study will bear the main brunt of Labour's immigration policy as it tries to slash net migration by 20,000 - 30,000 a year.

Immigration NZ's complaints procedure falls short - lawyer

07 June 2017Immigration New Zealand's new complaints procedure will be able to adjudicate on poor grammar, tasteless office decor and rudeness, but not unfairness in visa decision-making processes, according to an immigration lawyer....

Immigration NZ's complaints procedure falls short - lawyer

07 June 2017Immigration New Zealand's new complaints procedure will be able to adjudicate on poor grammar, tasteless office decor and rudeness, but not unfairness in visa decision-making processes, according to an immigration lawyer.

Visa proposals could leave migrants isolated - advisers

24 May 2017Proposed visa changes will strip workers' rights for their children and could leave a cohort of dislocated young men with no family support, immigration advisers say....

Visa proposals could leave migrants isolated - advisers

24 May 2017Proposed visa changes will strip workers' rights for their children and could leave a cohort of dislocated young men with no family support, immigration advisers say.

Proposed immigration changes hit restaurant industry

24 May 2017A Mt Eden artisan bakery and cafe is calling on customers to write to the Immigration Minister to scrap the proposed changes to immigration rules....

Proposed immigration changes hit restaurant industry

24 May 2017A Mt Eden artisan bakery and cafe is calling on customers to write to the Immigration Minister to scrap the proposed changes to immigration rules.

Proposed changes to Essential Skills visas unjustified

22 May 2017Proposed changes to the Essential Skills visa settings designed to reduce the attractiveness of New Zealand as a destination for temporary workers simply will not work in the current economic and immigration context....
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Proposed changes to Essential Skills visas unjustified

22 May 2017Proposed changes to the Essential Skills visa settings designed to reduce the attractiveness of New Zealand as a destination for temporary workers simply will not work in the current economic and immigration context.
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Immigration watchdog says unemployed Kiwis failing to step up in jobs

22 May 2017Immigration watchdog says unemployed Kiwis failing to step up in jobs market ...

Immigration watchdog says unemployed Kiwis failing to step up in jobs

22 May 2017Immigration watchdog says unemployed Kiwis failing to step up in jobs market

Andrew Little: 'manacling' migrants to regions not a fix for Auckland'

18 May 2017Labour leader Andrew Little has told a Wellington business audience cutting immigration is essential for New Zealanders' "quality of life" and "manacling" new migrants to the regions instead of cities was not working....

Andrew Little: 'manacling' migrants to regions not a fix for Auckland'

18 May 2017Labour leader Andrew Little has told a Wellington business audience cutting immigration is essential for New Zealanders' "quality of life" and "manacling" new migrants to the regions instead of cities was not working.

Business school closed after crackdown on Indian student scam

16 May 2017A business school that catered mainly to students from India has been shut down. Linguis International, which has campuses in Auckland and Christchurch, has lost its registration after the NZ Qualifications Authority found plagiarism rates of between 20 and 50 per cent....

Business school closed after crackdown on Indian student scam

16 May 2017A business school that catered mainly to students from India has been shut down. Linguis International, which has campuses in Auckland and Christchurch, has lost its registration after the NZ Qualifications Authority found plagiarism rates of between 20 and 50 per cent.

Political roundup:- Labour's focus on housing and immigration

15 May 2017Labour is the party of housing and anti-immigration for the 2017 general election. That became clear at the party’s election year Congress held in Wellington at the weekend. ...

Political roundup:- Labour's focus on housing and immigration

15 May 2017Labour is the party of housing and anti-immigration for the 2017 general election. That became clear at the party’s election year Congress held in Wellington at the weekend.

Little's immigration 'breather' puts our economy in danger

11 May 2017Andrew Little this week put his argument for slashing immigration down to "taking a breather". Little mentioned on the telly cutting net migration down to 20,000 a year, but he apparently has walked that back since and is relitigating it to "tens of thousands"....

Little's immigration 'breather' puts our economy in danger

11 May 2017Andrew Little this week put his argument for slashing immigration down to "taking a breather". Little mentioned on the telly cutting net migration down to 20,000 a year, but he apparently has walked that back since and is relitigating it to "tens of thousands".

Top restaurateur backs calls for government to reconsider proposal

09 May 2017The co-owner of an award-winning Auckland restaurant says proposed immigration laws would cripple her business. "Half of our staff are on working holiday visas or visitor visas," Sahrawat said. "Our maitre'd is Italian and has years of experience, we can't find a local with the same sort of knowledge." ...

Top restaurateur backs calls for government to reconsider proposal

09 May 2017The co-owner of an award-winning Auckland restaurant says proposed immigration laws would cripple her business. "Half of our staff are on working holiday visas or visitor visas," Sahrawat said. "Our maitre'd is Italian and has years of experience, we can't find a local with the same sort of knowledge."

Rachel Smalley: Immigration is the issue, not immigrants

08 May 2017Winston Peters put the boot into immigration again during the weekend. He says we're allowing too many unskilled workers in. He wants to slash immigration to 10,000, which is madness. So is Labour's policy of cutting it back by tens of thousands. Do that, and you'll bring our entire service sector to its knees....

Rachel Smalley: Immigration is the issue, not immigrants

08 May 2017Winston Peters put the boot into immigration again during the weekend. He says we're allowing too many unskilled workers in. He wants to slash immigration to 10,000, which is madness. So is Labour's policy of cutting it back by tens of thousands. Do that, and you'll bring our entire service sector to its knees.

WB:Let climate-threatened Pacific islanders migrate to Australia or NZ

08 May 2017World Bank argues structured migration program would prevent forced migration in future generations....

WB:Let climate-threatened Pacific islanders migrate to Australia or NZ

08 May 2017World Bank argues structured migration program would prevent forced migration in future generations.

Survey: Filipino migrants happiest in NZ

08 May 2017Filipinos are the happiest lot of migrants in New Zealand, ahead of South Koreans and people from the United Kingdom, a survey has found. Massey University sociologist Paul Spoonley said the findings echoed other research on the topic....

Survey: Filipino migrants happiest in NZ

08 May 2017Filipinos are the happiest lot of migrants in New Zealand, ahead of South Koreans and people from the United Kingdom, a survey has found. Massey University sociologist Paul Spoonley said the findings echoed other research on the topic.

John Roughan: National could be playing into Peters' hands

06 May 2017We need someone to stand up and say immigration is good for an under populated, growing economy with an ageing native-born population and the potential to become an even better, richer, more cosmopolitan place....

John Roughan: National could be playing into Peters' hands

06 May 2017We need someone to stand up and say immigration is good for an under populated, growing economy with an ageing native-born population and the potential to become an even better, richer, more cosmopolitan place.

Farmers: Migrant labour still needed

04 May 2017Federated Farmers has welcomed the government's promise of continued access to migrant labour where it's needed....

Farmers: Migrant labour still needed

04 May 2017Federated Farmers has welcomed the government's promise of continued access to migrant labour where it's needed.

Winston Peters says immigration is all about 'ethnicity and race'

03 May 2017Winston Peters is going to war on immigration and says "it's about ethnicity and it's about race"....

Winston Peters says immigration is all about 'ethnicity and race'

03 May 2017Winston Peters is going to war on immigration and says "it's about ethnicity and it's about race".

Paul Spoonley: Xenophobia not welcome in migrant debate

01 May 2017Immigration is shaping up to be a key debating point this election year. Whether it will be the incendiary issue it was in 1996 remains to be seen. What is disappointing is the shift by all the major political parties to appeal to populist anti-immigration sentiments....

Paul Spoonley: Xenophobia not welcome in migrant debate

01 May 2017Immigration is shaping up to be a key debating point this election year. Whether it will be the incendiary issue it was in 1996 remains to be seen. What is disappointing is the shift by all the major political parties to appeal to populist anti-immigration sentiments.

Eating out could cost more after immigration changes kick in

27 April 2017The owner of possibly Auckland's oldest Thai restaurant says his 28-year-old business is under threat by the immigration change. Under new changes, migrants will now need to earn at least $49,000 to be eligible for a skilled worker visa....

Eating out could cost more after immigration changes kick in

27 April 2017The owner of possibly Auckland's oldest Thai restaurant says his 28-year-old business is under threat by the immigration change. Under new changes, migrants will now need to earn at least $49,000 to be eligible for a skilled worker visa.

Winston Peters targets students in immigration crackdown

27 April 2017Winston Peters wants a major crackdown on the number of migrants, particularly students, as latest figures show a continuing record-breaking trend....

Winston Peters targets students in immigration crackdown

27 April 2017Winston Peters wants a major crackdown on the number of migrants, particularly students, as latest figures show a continuing record-breaking trend.

Top source countries for migrant workers are not Asian

26 April 2017A rise in work visas has been the driving force behind record immigration numbers but the main source countries are not from Asia....

Top source countries for migrant workers are not Asian

26 April 2017A rise in work visas has been the driving force behind record immigration numbers but the main source countries are not from Asia.

Why Winston Peters got it wrong

26 April 2017New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today released a media statement about the Herald's coverage of work visas and the top five source countries for work visas last year....

Why Winston Peters got it wrong

26 April 2017New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today released a media statement about the Herald's coverage of work visas and the top five source countries for work visas last year.

Heather du Plessis-Allan: Immigration isn't the problem, housing is

23 April 2017Be under no illusion, the immigration announcement this week was a classic example of trying to trick us. We were supposed to be fooled into thinking the changes will drop immigration numbers....

Heather du Plessis-Allan: Immigration isn't the problem, housing is

23 April 2017Be under no illusion, the immigration announcement this week was a classic example of trying to trick us. We were supposed to be fooled into thinking the changes will drop immigration numbers.

David Seymour condemns National for starting 'populist bidding war'

21 April 2017National has sparked a "populist bidding war" on immigration that threatens key industries such as tourism, construction and aged care, one of its support partners says....

David Seymour condemns National for starting 'populist bidding war'

21 April 2017National has sparked a "populist bidding war" on immigration that threatens key industries such as tourism, construction and aged care, one of its support partners says.

Andrew Little: Labour will stop 'tens of thousands' of immigrants

20 April 2017Labour leader Andrew Little has vowed to slash immigration by "tens of thousands" of new arrivals but won't be more specific about exact numbers....

Andrew Little: Labour will stop 'tens of thousands' of immigrants

20 April 2017Labour leader Andrew Little has vowed to slash immigration by "tens of thousands" of new arrivals but won't be more specific about exact numbers.

Why are so many New Zealanders so scared of immigrants?

20 April 2017I pray that there won't be a Kiwi Donald Trump who will one day feed off these worries. Let's not let the political rhetoric in election year divide us - we're in this together now....

Why are so many New Zealanders so scared of immigrants?

20 April 2017I pray that there won't be a Kiwi Donald Trump who will one day feed off these worries. Let's not let the political rhetoric in election year divide us - we're in this together now.

New immigration rules could hurt the trucking sector

20 April 2017Tightening of immigration rules by the government has New Zealand's already short-staffed trucking industry worried....

New immigration rules could hurt the trucking sector

20 April 2017Tightening of immigration rules by the government has New Zealand's already short-staffed trucking industry worried.

Hospitality, retail will feel impact of immigration change experts say

20 April 2017Hospitality and retail sectors where workers earn an average wage of $39,624 and $43,284 per year will be affected by the Government's changes to immigration policies....

Hospitality, retail will feel impact of immigration change experts say

20 April 2017Hospitality and retail sectors where workers earn an average wage of $39,624 and $43,284 per year will be affected by the Government's changes to immigration policies.

Govt announcing changes to 'better control' immigration flows

19 April 2017The Prime Minister won't be drawn on what impact planned changes to the country's immigration settings may have. Changes to policy are to be unveiled by the Government this morning....

Govt announcing changes to 'better control' immigration flows

19 April 2017The Prime Minister won't be drawn on what impact planned changes to the country's immigration settings may have. Changes to policy are to be unveiled by the Government this morning.

June Ranson: Many migrants will welcome changes to visa rules

19 April 2017LISTEN AS JUNE RANSON SPEAKS WITH MIKE HOSKING...

June Ranson: Many migrants will welcome changes to visa rules

19 April 2017LISTEN AS JUNE RANSON SPEAKS WITH MIKE HOSKING

Govt proposes tightening work-visa rules

19 April 2017Low-skilled migrant will only be able to stay in New Zealand for a maximum of three years, under new proposed immigration rules....

Govt proposes tightening work-visa rules

19 April 2017Low-skilled migrant will only be able to stay in New Zealand for a maximum of three years, under new proposed immigration rules.

Govt reveals immigration changes, to introduce pay threshold

19 April 2017The government has announced a raft of new immigration rule changes today aimed at ensuring New Zealand gets the right mix of skills from its migrant workers. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/govt-reveals-immigration-changes-introduce-pay-threshold-permanent-and-temporary-skilled-migrants ...

Govt reveals immigration changes, to introduce pay threshold

19 April 2017The government has announced a raft of new immigration rule changes today aimed at ensuring New Zealand gets the right mix of skills from its migrant workers. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/govt-reveals-immigration-changes-introduce-pay-threshold-permanent-and-temporary-skilled-migrants

Immigration changes could see a rush to apply for skilled migrant visa

19 April 2017Immigration changes announced today could lead to a rush by people who do not meet new income thresholds to lodge their applications before the changes takes effect, an immigration adviser predicts....

Immigration changes could see a rush to apply for skilled migrant visa

19 April 2017Immigration changes announced today could lead to a rush by people who do not meet new income thresholds to lodge their applications before the changes takes effect, an immigration adviser predicts.

Immigration changes: How it will affect workers ...

19 April 2017Kary Chung, a 22-year-old restaurant front-of-house manager, says Immigration changes will make it "impossible" for her to meet visa requirements under the skilled migrant category....

Immigration changes: How it will affect workers ...

19 April 2017Kary Chung, a 22-year-old restaurant front-of-house manager, says Immigration changes will make it "impossible" for her to meet visa requirements under the skilled migrant category.

'It's putting a line in the sand' – tougher rules for migrants

19 April 2017'It's putting a line in the sand' – tougher rules for migrants aimed at securing more jobs for Kiwis...

'It's putting a line in the sand' – tougher rules for migrants

19 April 2017'It's putting a line in the sand' – tougher rules for migrants aimed at securing more jobs for Kiwis

Labour would cut back on immigration

09 April 2017The Labour Party plans to ease immigration levels if it wins the general election in September....

Labour would cut back on immigration

09 April 2017The Labour Party plans to ease immigration levels if it wins the general election in September.

Kiwis misled by migration myths in election year

04 April 2017Kiwis are being misled about migration in a political game that is all about winning votes through the propaganda fed to us, says Ms June Ranson chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI)....

Kiwis misled by migration myths in election year

04 April 2017Kiwis are being misled about migration in a political game that is all about winning votes through the propaganda fed to us, says Ms June Ranson chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI).

Academic warns of emotional election rhetoric on immigration

04 April 2017Migration to New Zealand has been linked to Auckland's housing crisis. In election year it's a near inevitability that political parties will infuse their arguments and messaging with emotion, but Professor Spoonley hopes the public will look past that. "I'd be very disappointed if we imported the xenophobic and nativist debate that you see in north America and in Europe."...

Academic warns of emotional election rhetoric on immigration

04 April 2017Migration to New Zealand has been linked to Auckland's housing crisis. In election year it's a near inevitability that political parties will infuse their arguments and messaging with emotion, but Professor Spoonley hopes the public will look past that. "I'd be very disappointed if we imported the xenophobic and nativist debate that you see in north America and in Europe."

Americans' applications for NZ citizenship up 70 per cent after Trump

14 March 2017It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it....

Americans' applications for NZ citizenship up 70 per cent after Trump

14 March 2017It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it.

Immigration rule changed based on incomplete info

09 March 2017The Immigration Minister shut down a category of immigration last year on the basis of incomplete information, it has emerged....

Immigration rule changed based on incomplete info

09 March 2017The Immigration Minister shut down a category of immigration last year on the basis of incomplete information, it has emerged.

Too many international students immigrating to NZ, say officials

03 March 2017Rising numbers of former international students in low-grade jobs forced the Government to tighten immigration rules last year, official papers show....

Too many international students immigrating to NZ, say officials

03 March 2017Rising numbers of former international students in low-grade jobs forced the Government to tighten immigration rules last year, official papers show.

Immigration hits all time high

28 February 2017Mark Sainsbury talks with immigration lawyer Richard Small about New Zealand's record immigration levels. sound bite...

Immigration hits all time high

28 February 2017Mark Sainsbury talks with immigration lawyer Richard Small about New Zealand's record immigration levels. sound bite

Immigration soars to another record high

27 February 2017The big migration trend, which underpins New Zealand's strong economic growth, shows no sign of letting up....

Immigration soars to another record high

27 February 2017The big migration trend, which underpins New Zealand's strong economic growth, shows no sign of letting up.

Harsher penalties for migrant worker exploitation

25 February 2017Tauranga industries using migrant labour have welcomed a government move to clamp down on employers exploiting migrant workers....

Harsher penalties for migrant worker exploitation

25 February 2017Tauranga industries using migrant labour have welcomed a government move to clamp down on employers exploiting migrant workers.

New sanctions on bosses who exploit migrant workers

23 February 2017Employers who exploit migrant workers will be banned from taking on further migrant workers for up to two years under new sanctions from April....

New sanctions on bosses who exploit migrant workers

23 February 2017Employers who exploit migrant workers will be banned from taking on further migrant workers for up to two years under new sanctions from April.

Sweden has no idea what Donald Trump meant

20 February 2017During a rally, Trump referred to several countries that have taken in a disproportionate number of refugees and that have recently been struck by attacks....

Sweden has no idea what Donald Trump meant

20 February 2017During a rally, Trump referred to several countries that have taken in a disproportionate number of refugees and that have recently been struck by attacks.

English on Trump order: 'We don't agree with it'

31 January 2017The prime minister says he disagrees with the United States' entry restrictions on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, but has not made his views known to President Donald Trump. Under Mr Trump's executive order, people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan have been prevented from entering the United States for 90 days. This would include any New Zealand resident who was a citizen of one of the seven countries....

English on Trump order: 'We don't agree with it'

31 January 2017The prime minister says he disagrees with the United States' entry restrictions on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, but has not made his views known to President Donald Trump. Under Mr Trump's executive order, people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan have been prevented from entering the United States for 90 days. This would include any New Zealand resident who was a citizen of one of the seven countries.

Immigration: Four perspectives from the front

31 January 2017Lincoln Tan poses questions on the Immigration challenges facing NZ. ...

Immigration: Four perspectives from the front

31 January 2017Lincoln Tan poses questions on the Immigration challenges facing NZ.

PM open to proposed migrant levy

31 January 2017The Prime Minister's not averse to looking at a special levy on migrants to help pay for schools, healthcare and roads. It's been suggested by the New Zealand Initiative in a report looking at the impact of immigration on New Zealand....

PM open to proposed migrant levy

31 January 2017The Prime Minister's not averse to looking at a special levy on migrants to help pay for schools, healthcare and roads. It's been suggested by the New Zealand Initiative in a report looking at the impact of immigration on New Zealand.

Migration to NZ hits another record high despite tighter rules

31 January 2017Audio from Radio NZ re Migration to NZ hits another record high despite tighter rules....

Migration to NZ hits another record high despite tighter rules

31 January 2017Audio from Radio NZ re Migration to NZ hits another record high despite tighter rules.

Beyond the fear factor: New Kiwis can be good for us all

30 January 2017The perception that migrants take jobs from New Zealanders and push up house prices are widespread, but the fear is overblown, a new report has found. However, an immigration expert is warning that concerns, if not addressed, could lead to a rise in community tensions....

Beyond the fear factor: New Kiwis can be good for us all

30 January 2017The perception that migrants take jobs from New Zealanders and push up house prices are widespread, but the fear is overblown, a new report has found. However, an immigration expert is warning that concerns, if not addressed, could lead to a rise in community tensions.

Should migrants pay for infrastructure costs?

30 January 2017The Government should consider a special levy on immigrants to cover the increased funding pressure on infrastructure, suggests a new report by think-tank The New Zealand Initiative. The report, titled "The New New Zealanders, Why Migrants Make Good Kiwis", is broadly positive about the economic impact of immigration....

Should migrants pay for infrastructure costs?

30 January 2017The Government should consider a special levy on immigrants to cover the increased funding pressure on infrastructure, suggests a new report by think-tank The New Zealand Initiative. The report, titled "The New New Zealanders, Why Migrants Make Good Kiwis", is broadly positive about the economic impact of immigration.

People-trafficking crackdown

29 January 2017In the year ending June 2016, 183,583 people arrived on work visas, while 94,941 arrived on student visas. This migration explosion has provided a steady supply of cheap labour, with many of the new arrivals unaware of what they're entitled to under New Zealand's labour laws....

People-trafficking crackdown

29 January 2017In the year ending June 2016, 183,583 people arrived on work visas, while 94,941 arrived on student visas. This migration explosion has provided a steady supply of cheap labour, with many of the new arrivals unaware of what they're entitled to under New Zealand's labour laws.

Paradise being lost by carelessness

26 January 2017There is a lack of awareness that your beautiful country will soon face many of the problems that Europe is now facing, problems such as: energy; environment; public health; public transport; retirement benefits and an ageing population; the integration of immigrant and minority communities etc....

Paradise being lost by carelessness

26 January 2017There is a lack of awareness that your beautiful country will soon face many of the problems that Europe is now facing, problems such as: energy; environment; public health; public transport; retirement benefits and an ageing population; the integration of immigrant and minority communities etc.

Study finds widespread worker abuse

20 January 2017Would you be surprised to find out that some people in New Zealand are working 80 to 90-hour weeks for $500, being paid for half the hours they work or paying their own salary to "buy" permanent residency?...

Study finds widespread worker abuse

20 January 2017Would you be surprised to find out that some people in New Zealand are working 80 to 90-hour weeks for $500, being paid for half the hours they work or paying their own salary to "buy" permanent residency?

The travellers who didn't get past border control in the past year

18 January 2017In the 2016 financial year, 5.9 million international travellers arrived in New Zealand - a 9 per cent increase on the previous year. In that time, 2930 people were prevented from boarding a flight to New Zealand, and 1371 were refused entry on arrival....

The travellers who didn't get past border control in the past year

18 January 2017In the 2016 financial year, 5.9 million international travellers arrived in New Zealand - a 9 per cent increase on the previous year. In that time, 2930 people were prevented from boarding a flight to New Zealand, and 1371 were refused entry on arrival.

Foreign students left in lurch

15 January 2017Police have sounded a warning after at least 11 international students have been left in limbo after an education agent allegedly ran away with around $250,000 they had paid for school fees and living expenses. "Education agents are, in most cases, working for their own self-interests and not those of the student," said association chair June Ranson....

Foreign students left in lurch

15 January 2017Police have sounded a warning after at least 11 international students have been left in limbo after an education agent allegedly ran away with around $250,000 they had paid for school fees and living expenses. "Education agents are, in most cases, working for their own self-interests and not those of the student," said association chair June Ranson.

Call to vet foreign students after mosque attack

09 January 2017Call to vet foreign students after mosque attack planner revealed as former New Zealand engineering student. A security expert is calling for more scrutiny of foreign students coming here to study. It follows the gunning down of a former New Zealand engineering student by police in Saudi Arabia. ...

Call to vet foreign students after mosque attack

09 January 2017Call to vet foreign students after mosque attack planner revealed as former New Zealand engineering student. A security expert is calling for more scrutiny of foreign students coming here to study. It follows the gunning down of a former New Zealand engineering student by police in Saudi Arabia.

NZAMI Office Hours - Holiday Period 2016 / 2017

21 December 2016The NZAMI Office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday 23rd December and will re-open on Monday, 9th January 2017. All CPD Orders received after Thursday, 22nd December (midday) will be processed once the office re-opens on the 9th of January 2017....

NZAMI Office Hours - Holiday Period 2016 / 2017

21 December 2016The NZAMI Office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday 23rd December and will re-open on Monday, 9th January 2017. All CPD Orders received after Thursday, 22nd December (midday) will be processed once the office re-opens on the 9th of January 2017.

Napier welders being paid $3 an hour, legally

21 December 2016 Pause Mute Current Time 0:47 / Duration Time 4:00 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0%   Fullscreen Newshub can reveal four Indonesian welders working at a Napier sawmill have been getting paid little more than $3 an hour. It's not illegal; in fact, our current visa rules allow it....

Napier welders being paid $3 an hour, legally

21 December 2016 Pause Mute Current Time 0:47 / Duration Time 4:00 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0%   Fullscreen Newshub can reveal four Indonesian welders working at a Napier sawmill have been getting paid little more than $3 an hour. It's not illegal; in fact, our current visa rules allow it.

Uncovered: Exploitation of migrant workers rife in NZ

14 December 2016Widespread migrant exploitation has been uncovered in New Zealand with a new report stating workers have been unpaid, denied toilet breaks and subjected to threats and abuse by Kiwi bosses....

Uncovered: Exploitation of migrant workers rife in NZ

14 December 2016Widespread migrant exploitation has been uncovered in New Zealand with a new report stating workers have been unpaid, denied toilet breaks and subjected to threats and abuse by Kiwi bosses.

Worker exploitation rampant across NZ, report shows

14 December 2016Six organisations are calling on the Government to do more to prevent human trafficking following a new study that reveals widespread worker exploitation in New Zealand. The research was commissioned by six non-governmental organisations (NGO) after human rights abuses were exposed on foreign charter boats....

Worker exploitation rampant across NZ, report shows

14 December 2016Six organisations are calling on the Government to do more to prevent human trafficking following a new study that reveals widespread worker exploitation in New Zealand. The research was commissioned by six non-governmental organisations (NGO) after human rights abuses were exposed on foreign charter boats.

Kiwis blame investors, migration for housing crisis

11 December 2016New Zealanders blame investors, foreigners and net migration for the housing crisis, with only 11 per cent accepting the Government's view that lack of supply is the leading cause, according to a survey by the BNZ....

Kiwis blame investors, migration for housing crisis

11 December 2016New Zealanders blame investors, foreigners and net migration for the housing crisis, with only 11 per cent accepting the Government's view that lack of supply is the leading cause, according to a survey by the BNZ.

Student visa scam - It's the tip of the iceberg

08 December 2016Since the Herald began publishing its three-part investigation into the student visa scandal, the emails have flooded in. Most have come from people in or close to the industry. Virtually all say the same thing - you are absolutely right, this is the tip of the iceberg, here is what happened in the place where I worked. Then most add - but please don't publish my name, because I still need a job....

Student visa scam - It's the tip of the iceberg

08 December 2016Since the Herald began publishing its three-part investigation into the student visa scandal, the emails have flooded in. Most have come from people in or close to the industry. Virtually all say the same thing - you are absolutely right, this is the tip of the iceberg, here is what happened in the place where I worked. Then most add - but please don't publish my name, because I still need a job.

We need stern eye on 'export education'

08 December 2016Export education, as it is called when developed countries invite foreign students to come to them, is one of today's most lucrative and competitive industries, particularly for countries where English is the common language....

We need stern eye on 'export education'

08 December 2016Export education, as it is called when developed countries invite foreign students to come to them, is one of today's most lucrative and competitive industries, particularly for countries where English is the common language.

International students 'cheat system, take jobs from NZers' - report

07 December 2016The Government was warned three years ago that a surge in international students was lowering the skill level of our immigrants....

International students 'cheat system, take jobs from NZers' - report

07 December 2016The Government was warned three years ago that a surge in international students was lowering the skill level of our immigrants.

Immigrants use baking 'rort' to get residency, says union boss

07 December 2016Norm Holley is on the case of the disappearing bakers. The 69-year-old secretary of the Bakers Union says he's sick of seeing his industry used as a stepping stone by immigrants who only want permanent residency....

Immigrants use baking 'rort' to get residency, says union boss

07 December 2016Norm Holley is on the case of the disappearing bakers. The 69-year-old secretary of the Bakers Union says he's sick of seeing his industry used as a stepping stone by immigrants who only want permanent residency.

'Sleep with me if you want your visa' boss tells student worker

06 December 2016Ananya* left her first job in New Zealand when her supervisor told her she would have to sleep with him to get her residency. She was shocked that the man, a fellow Indian, could suggest such a thing - not only because it deeply offended her but because she had assumed that kind of behaviour would not happen here....

'Sleep with me if you want your visa' boss tells student worker

06 December 2016Ananya* left her first job in New Zealand when her supervisor told her she would have to sleep with him to get her residency. She was shocked that the man, a fellow Indian, could suggest such a thing - not only because it deeply offended her but because she had assumed that kind of behaviour would not happen here.

NZ dream turns to nightmare for international students

06 December 2016Hardeep Singh's introduction to the New Zealand dream was working seven days a week in an Ashburton dairy. When he did get paid it was no more than $8.50 an hour....

NZ dream turns to nightmare for international students

06 December 2016Hardeep Singh's introduction to the New Zealand dream was working seven days a week in an Ashburton dairy. When he did get paid it was no more than $8.50 an hour.

'Systemic plagiarism' & overcrowding at international school says NZQA

06 December 2016One of New Zealand's biggest schools for international students has been given a no confidence rating after an inspection found "widespread evidence of systemic plagiarism". An NZQA review into Linguis International Institute, which had about 1000 students at the time of its November 2014 inspection, has found ......

'Systemic plagiarism' & overcrowding at international school says NZQA

06 December 2016One of New Zealand's biggest schools for international students has been given a no confidence rating after an inspection found "widespread evidence of systemic plagiarism". An NZQA review into Linguis International Institute, which had about 1000 students at the time of its November 2014 inspection, has found ...

Student visa fraud: 'It's not about education'

05 December 2016Ask an experienced teacher what needs to change on the front line of international education and the response is blunt. "We need to blow the whole thing apart and start being honest about what's happening," says the teacher, who the Herald has agreed not to name. "Because it's not about education at all."...

Student visa fraud: 'It's not about education'

05 December 2016Ask an experienced teacher what needs to change on the front line of international education and the response is blunt. "We need to blow the whole thing apart and start being honest about what's happening," says the teacher, who the Herald has agreed not to name. "Because it's not about education at all."

Waiter! There's a penis in my soup

04 December 2016A top Auckland Filipino restaurant is struggling to convince Immigration New Zealand that cooking ox penis soup requires specialist skills. INZ is refusing to grant visas for Boracay Garden Restaurant to employ a specialist chef and restaurant manager from the Philippines because it said New Zealanders could be trained for the jobs....

Waiter! There's a penis in my soup

04 December 2016A top Auckland Filipino restaurant is struggling to convince Immigration New Zealand that cooking ox penis soup requires specialist skills. INZ is refusing to grant visas for Boracay Garden Restaurant to employ a specialist chef and restaurant manager from the Philippines because it said New Zealanders could be trained for the jobs.

Immigration boosts commercial property demand

03 December 2016The commercial property market continues its strong performance, aided by more people immigrating into New Zealand than leaving, says Greg Clarke, general manager of NAI Harcourts....

Immigration boosts commercial property demand

03 December 2016The commercial property market continues its strong performance, aided by more people immigrating into New Zealand than leaving, says Greg Clarke, general manager of NAI Harcourts.

'Catastrophic' drop in Indian student visas

30 November 2016Private tertiary institutions say a drop in study visas for new Indian students is likely to drive some of them out of business. Immigration New Zealand has issued half as many new study visas to Indian students in the past five months as in the same period last year....

'Catastrophic' drop in Indian student visas

30 November 2016Private tertiary institutions say a drop in study visas for new Indian students is likely to drive some of them out of business. Immigration New Zealand has issued half as many new study visas to Indian students in the past five months as in the same period last year.

Sponsorship period for immigrants' parents doubles

29 November 2016Immigrants will have to support their parents financially for a decade if they are approved to settle in New Zealand, under new rules the government has introduced to cut spending on immigration....

Sponsorship period for immigrants' parents doubles

29 November 2016Immigrants will have to support their parents financially for a decade if they are approved to settle in New Zealand, under new rules the government has introduced to cut spending on immigration.

Migration hits highest level in more than 25 years

16 November 2016Permanent and long-term international migration to New Zealand is at its highest level in more than 25 years and many newcomers are opting to settle in the regions....

Migration hits highest level in more than 25 years

16 November 2016Permanent and long-term international migration to New Zealand is at its highest level in more than 25 years and many newcomers are opting to settle in the regions.

Policy doomed to fail- NZAMI

14 November 2016The Labour Party’s latest proposal to place a tax on employers to make sure that businesses are doing more job training rather than hiring migrants is doomed to fail....

Policy doomed to fail- NZAMI

14 November 2016The Labour Party’s latest proposal to place a tax on employers to make sure that businesses are doing more job training rather than hiring migrants is doomed to fail.

Migrant points system overhaul on the cards

13 November 2016Immigration New Zealand has started a second review of the skilled migrant category, amid fears the points system does not prioritise the "highest value" workers....

Migrant points system overhaul on the cards

13 November 2016Immigration New Zealand has started a second review of the skilled migrant category, amid fears the points system does not prioritise the "highest value" workers.

Northland migration at 25-year high

11 November 2016International migration to Northland is at its highest level in more than 25 years. NZ Association for Migration and Investment chief executive June Ranson said Northland was attracting migrants from India, the UK, Philippines, China and South Africa. The new migrants included health professionals and hospital service managers....

Northland migration at 25-year high

11 November 2016International migration to Northland is at its highest level in more than 25 years. NZ Association for Migration and Investment chief executive June Ranson said Northland was attracting migrants from India, the UK, Philippines, China and South Africa. The new migrants included health professionals and hospital service managers.

Rotorua arrivals at 25-year high

03 November 2016Permanent and long-term international migration to Rotorua is at its highest level in more than 25 years. Rotorua had a net gain of 973 people as a result of permanent and long-term migration in the year to September, according to Statistics New Zealand figures....

Rotorua arrivals at 25-year high

03 November 2016Permanent and long-term international migration to Rotorua is at its highest level in more than 25 years. Rotorua had a net gain of 973 people as a result of permanent and long-term migration in the year to September, according to Statistics New Zealand figures.

Whanganui migration soars to 25-year high

03 November 2016Permanent and long-term migration to Whanganui is at its highest level in more than 25 years. Whanganui had a net gain of 168 people as a result of permanent and long-term migration in the year to September, according to Statistics New Zealand figures....

Whanganui migration soars to 25-year high

03 November 2016Permanent and long-term migration to Whanganui is at its highest level in more than 25 years. Whanganui had a net gain of 168 people as a result of permanent and long-term migration in the year to September, according to Statistics New Zealand figures.

International Academy of NZ directors could face criminal charges

31 October 2016Newshub has learned criminal charges could be laid against the directors of an international school that was allegedly falsifying test results. The International Academy of New Zealand (IANZ) has been put into liquidation, and The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is investigating....

International Academy of NZ directors could face criminal charges

31 October 2016Newshub has learned criminal charges could be laid against the directors of an international school that was allegedly falsifying test results. The International Academy of New Zealand (IANZ) has been put into liquidation, and The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is investigating.

Cash in while you can: Agent uses immigration rules to sell houses

27 October 2016A looming decline in cashed-up Asian property buyers has prompted real estate agents to urge locals to sell up while they still have the chance to make big money....

Cash in while you can: Agent uses immigration rules to sell houses

27 October 2016A looming decline in cashed-up Asian property buyers has prompted real estate agents to urge locals to sell up while they still have the chance to make big money.

Migration restrictions to hurt economy - experts say

25 October 2016Restrictions on migrant residency will hurt the nation's growing economy by keeping out skilled workers employers need, immigration experts say. Government restrictions were made with good intentions but with a lack of understanding about the impact on business, New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment chairwoman June Ranson says....

Migration restrictions to hurt economy - experts say

25 October 2016Restrictions on migrant residency will hurt the nation's growing economy by keeping out skilled workers employers need, immigration experts say. Government restrictions were made with good intentions but with a lack of understanding about the impact on business, New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment chairwoman June Ranson says.

Govt's migration changes will hurt NZ's economy - experts say

25 October 2016A warning the New Zealand economy's about to take a hit from a workforce skills shortage that's getting worse. The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment says the government's latest residency rules are restricting the wrong people from staying in New Zealand....

Govt's migration changes will hurt NZ's economy - experts say

25 October 2016A warning the New Zealand economy's about to take a hit from a workforce skills shortage that's getting worse. The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment says the government's latest residency rules are restricting the wrong people from staying in New Zealand.

Which jobs won't make it under the Govt's new point test?

18 October 2016Chefs, cafe and restaurant managers, and retail managers are the three occupational groups that will be most affected by raising the bar on immigration applications, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse told the Cabinet before it approved changes to the points system....

Which jobs won't make it under the Govt's new point test?

18 October 2016Chefs, cafe and restaurant managers, and retail managers are the three occupational groups that will be most affected by raising the bar on immigration applications, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse told the Cabinet before it approved changes to the points system.

Tighter migrant laws could hinder growth in the Bay of Plenty

17 October 2016The Government's plans to trim the number of migrants getting residency could hinder growth in regions such as Bay of Plenty, says a Tauranga immigration expert....

Tighter migrant laws could hinder growth in the Bay of Plenty

17 October 2016The Government's plans to trim the number of migrants getting residency could hinder growth in regions such as Bay of Plenty, says a Tauranga immigration expert.

Government pulls out old immigration numbers to back up law change

16 October 2016The Government announced immigration rule changes last week, but critics say they will do little to peg back record immigration levels and escalating concern about the impact on infrastructure, housing, and services including hospitals....

Government pulls out old immigration numbers to back up law change

16 October 2016The Government announced immigration rule changes last week, but critics say they will do little to peg back record immigration levels and escalating concern about the impact on infrastructure, housing, and services including hospitals.

Govt downplaying immigration changes aimed at Auckland housing squeeze

12 October 2016The Government has cut immigration numbers but are downplaying any suggestion it will have an impact on pressure on Auckland's housing market. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse yesterday outlined changes to the residency programme, including a cut in overall numbers from 90,000 - 100,000 down to 85,000 - 95,000 year....

Govt downplaying immigration changes aimed at Auckland housing squeeze

12 October 2016The Government has cut immigration numbers but are downplaying any suggestion it will have an impact on pressure on Auckland's housing market. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse yesterday outlined changes to the residency programme, including a cut in overall numbers from 90,000 - 100,000 down to 85,000 - 95,000 year.

Planning to apply for residency? The Govt is about to cut eligiblity

11 October 2016Fewer people will be eligible for residency under changes announced by the Government today. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced changes to the Residence Programme, as part of a regular review....

Planning to apply for residency? The Govt is about to cut eligiblity

11 October 2016Fewer people will be eligible for residency under changes announced by the Government today. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced changes to the Residence Programme, as part of a regular review.

Deport migrant employers who exploit workers, Winston Peters says

11 October 2016Northland MP Winston Peters is calling on the Government to deport immigrant employers caught ripping off workers by underpaying or forcing them to work long hours....

Deport migrant employers who exploit workers, Winston Peters says

11 October 2016Northland MP Winston Peters is calling on the Government to deport immigrant employers caught ripping off workers by underpaying or forcing them to work long hours.

Fewer migrants to be granted residency over the next two years

11 October 2016It will now be tougher for would-be migrants to gain residency under the skilled migrant and family sponsored categories. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced that there would be fewer residence approvals planned for the next two years to 85,000-95,000, down from 90,000-100,000....

Fewer migrants to be granted residency over the next two years

11 October 2016It will now be tougher for would-be migrants to gain residency under the skilled migrant and family sponsored categories. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced that there would be fewer residence approvals planned for the next two years to 85,000-95,000, down from 90,000-100,000.

Chinese migrants will be most affected by immigration rule changes

11 October 2016Would-be immigrants from China will be most affected by changes to the parent category, an immigration expert says....

Chinese migrants will be most affected by immigration rule changes

11 October 2016Would-be immigrants from China will be most affected by changes to the parent category, an immigration expert says.

Immigration crackdown: Cut by 5000

11 October 2016It will now be tougher for would-be migrants to gain residency under the skilled migrant and family sponsored categories. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced that fewer residence approvals would be planned for the next two years, with levels down to 85,000-95,000 from 90,000-100,000....

Immigration crackdown: Cut by 5000

11 October 2016It will now be tougher for would-be migrants to gain residency under the skilled migrant and family sponsored categories. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced that fewer residence approvals would be planned for the next two years, with levels down to 85,000-95,000 from 90,000-100,000.

Garage business turned into $15 million operation

09 October 2016A former student who came to New Zealand speaking little English has turned the business he started in his garage into a $15 million operation. Kai Du came to Auckland from Inner Mongolia, China, as an international student at age 24 in 2008....

Garage business turned into $15 million operation

09 October 2016A former student who came to New Zealand speaking little English has turned the business he started in his garage into a $15 million operation. Kai Du came to Auckland from Inner Mongolia, China, as an international student at age 24 in 2008.

Mood of the Boardroom: Targeting the right skills crucial

27 September 2016Only two of the respondents in the Mood of the Boardroom survey were interested in loosening New Zealand's immigration policies. The vast majority -- 74 per cent -- instead, suggested that immigration policies should be better targeted to ensure New Zealand obtains people with needed skills....

Mood of the Boardroom: Targeting the right skills crucial

27 September 2016Only two of the respondents in the Mood of the Boardroom survey were interested in loosening New Zealand's immigration policies. The vast majority -- 74 per cent -- instead, suggested that immigration policies should be better targeted to ensure New Zealand obtains people with needed skills.

Business should target rich, sophisticated migrants - research

27 September 2016Migrants are among New Zealand's richest and most sophisticated consumers, a new study reveals....

Business should target rich, sophisticated migrants - research

27 September 2016Migrants are among New Zealand's richest and most sophisticated consumers, a new study reveals.

Many international students failed repeat tests - NZQA

23 September 2016There has been a high failure rate among international students retested this month because of doubts about qualifications awarded by Auckland tertiary institution, IANZ....

Many international students failed repeat tests - NZQA

23 September 2016There has been a high failure rate among international students retested this month because of doubts about qualifications awarded by Auckland tertiary institution, IANZ.

Is paying for jobs to obtain visas the next big scandal?

15 September 2016As an RNZ investigation reveals evidence of migrant workers being scammed thousands of dollars for fake jobs, cases of suspected job-selling for visas are emerging. The Association for Migration and Investment warns paying for jobs as a way of obtaining visas will be the next big scandal to hit the immigration system....

Is paying for jobs to obtain visas the next big scandal?

15 September 2016As an RNZ investigation reveals evidence of migrant workers being scammed thousands of dollars for fake jobs, cases of suspected job-selling for visas are emerging. The Association for Migration and Investment warns paying for jobs as a way of obtaining visas will be the next big scandal to hit the immigration system.

Political Roundup: Workers versus migrants

12 September 2016Do we need immigrant workers because New Zealand’s unskilled workers are lazy and on drugs?...

Political Roundup: Workers versus migrants

12 September 2016Do we need immigrant workers because New Zealand’s unskilled workers are lazy and on drugs?

Bank boss: Keep the door open to migrants

10 September 2016Chris Russell doesn't have much time for views such as those of the anonymous Chinese real estate agent who, in a recently published Herald article, criticised this country's high immigration levels....

Bank boss: Keep the door open to migrants

10 September 2016Chris Russell doesn't have much time for views such as those of the anonymous Chinese real estate agent who, in a recently published Herald article, criticised this country's high immigration levels.

Indian community blame NZ authorities, schools for student deportation

03 September 2016The Indian High Commissioner and others have blamed the authorities and tertiary institutions for not cracking down on rogue education agents....

Indian community blame NZ authorities, schools for student deportation

03 September 2016The Indian High Commissioner and others have blamed the authorities and tertiary institutions for not cracking down on rogue education agents.

Indian student in Auckland living in fear of being deported

02 September 2016Indian student in Auckland living in fear of being deported but says he's the victim. The 28-year-old, who moved from India to Auckland to study computing, is among an estimated 150 students facing deportation over issues of fake supporting documents organised by agents in India....

Indian student in Auckland living in fear of being deported

02 September 2016Indian student in Auckland living in fear of being deported but says he's the victim. The 28-year-old, who moved from India to Auckland to study computing, is among an estimated 150 students facing deportation over issues of fake supporting documents organised by agents in India.

Fewer Indian students coming here - rogue education agents in homeland

25 August 2016There are fewer students from India and workers from the Philippines coming to this country, but more workers from South Africa and investors from China, according to the latest migration figures....

Fewer Indian students coming here - rogue education agents in homeland

25 August 2016There are fewer students from India and workers from the Philippines coming to this country, but more workers from South Africa and investors from China, according to the latest migration figures.

'We didn't do anything wrong' - Indian students sent home

24 August 2016India-based agents overwhelmed New Zealand authorities with fraud. Student visa fraudsters 'flood system like drug importers' "The agent has done the wrong thing. Why are they blaming us. We can't do anything," Mr Pentyala says....

'We didn't do anything wrong' - Indian students sent home

24 August 2016India-based agents overwhelmed New Zealand authorities with fraud. Student visa fraudsters 'flood system like drug importers' "The agent has done the wrong thing. Why are they blaming us. We can't do anything," Mr Pentyala says.

Killer driver could be deported

23 August 2016The young woman who killed a Tauranga motorcyclist could be heading home to China as soon as Wednesday - without completing her full sentence. The same day her sentence was reduced Immigration New Zealand [INZ] served Xiao a deportation order. ...

Killer driver could be deported

23 August 2016The young woman who killed a Tauranga motorcyclist could be heading home to China as soon as Wednesday - without completing her full sentence. The same day her sentence was reduced Immigration New Zealand [INZ] served Xiao a deportation order.

Tenfold increase in interest from Brits wanting to move to NZ - BREXIT

22 August 2016More than 10,500 registrations from people considering moving here from Britain have been lodged with Immigration New Zealand since the Brexit vote. The agency's deputy chief executive, Nigel Bickle, said interest from UK nationals rose tenfold on the day Britain voted to leave Europe....

Tenfold increase in interest from Brits wanting to move to NZ - BREXIT

22 August 2016More than 10,500 registrations from people considering moving here from Britain have been lodged with Immigration New Zealand since the Brexit vote. The agency's deputy chief executive, Nigel Bickle, said interest from UK nationals rose tenfold on the day Britain voted to leave Europe.

Brits keen on NZ, but who do we want?

22 August 2016Post-Brexit, more than 10,000 Brits have expressed an interest in coming to New Zealand. But do we want them? This country is already in the grip of a record immigration boom - nominally outstripping any time in our history, dating back to 1860....

Brits keen on NZ, but who do we want?

22 August 2016Post-Brexit, more than 10,000 Brits have expressed an interest in coming to New Zealand. But do we want them? This country is already in the grip of a record immigration boom - nominally outstripping any time in our history, dating back to 1860.

Chef visas could get chop

17 August 2016The government is reviewing whether chefs, who account for the highest number of skilled work and residence visas, should continue to be classed as a priority profession for attracting immigrant workers....

Chef visas could get chop

17 August 2016The government is reviewing whether chefs, who account for the highest number of skilled work and residence visas, should continue to be classed as a priority profession for attracting immigrant workers.

Auckland too much like China says Chinese immigrant and real estate ag

14 August 2016New Zealand First leader Winston Peters last week talked about an email he had received from a Chinese real estate agent in Auckland about immigration and the housing market. Peters said the agent backed up his claim that speculation was rife. The agent has worked in the industry for three years. He expands on his views here....

Auckland too much like China says Chinese immigrant and real estate ag

14 August 2016New Zealand First leader Winston Peters last week talked about an email he had received from a Chinese real estate agent in Auckland about immigration and the housing market. Peters said the agent backed up his claim that speculation was rife. The agent has worked in the industry for three years. He expands on his views here.

Record levels of migration prompt calls to rein in immigration

11 August 2016Radio New Zealand - audio segment on 'Record numbers of work visas and a sharp increase in new residents have put renewed pressure on the government to rein in immigration'...

Record levels of migration prompt calls to rein in immigration

11 August 2016Radio New Zealand - audio segment on 'Record numbers of work visas and a sharp increase in new residents have put renewed pressure on the government to rein in immigration'

Immigration consultant asks for policy over politicking

11 August 2016An immigration consultant says people need to put the politicking aside and have a serious discussion about skills shortages and immigration to New Zealand. We talk to June Ranson, the chairwoman of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, a professional association for immigration advisers....

Immigration consultant asks for policy over politicking

11 August 2016An immigration consultant says people need to put the politicking aside and have a serious discussion about skills shortages and immigration to New Zealand. We talk to June Ranson, the chairwoman of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, a professional association for immigration advisers.

Migrants not to blame for Auckland's house prices, study finds

10 August 2016Migrants are having a relatively small impact on Auckland's rising house prices, a new study says....

Migrants not to blame for Auckland's house prices, study finds

10 August 2016Migrants are having a relatively small impact on Auckland's rising house prices, a new study says.

Immigration policy needs an overhaul

10 August 2016Business leader Michael Barnett says New Zealand's immigration policy needs an overhaul. The Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive told Newstalk ZB he was not against immigration, but said the current policy was not working....

Immigration policy needs an overhaul

10 August 2016Business leader Michael Barnett says New Zealand's immigration policy needs an overhaul. The Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive told Newstalk ZB he was not against immigration, but said the current policy was not working.

Auckland gains 600 new migrants a week

09 August 2016Nearly 53,000 migrants indicated on their arrival cards they intended to settle in Auckland in the year to June. Nearly 53,000 migrants indicated on their arrival cards they intended to settle in Auckland in the year to June. The net arrivals after 21,156 departures meant the city increased by an average of more than 600 new settlers each week, new Immigration New Zealand (INZ) figures reveal....

Auckland gains 600 new migrants a week

09 August 2016Nearly 53,000 migrants indicated on their arrival cards they intended to settle in Auckland in the year to June. Nearly 53,000 migrants indicated on their arrival cards they intended to settle in Auckland in the year to June. The net arrivals after 21,156 departures meant the city increased by an average of more than 600 new settlers each week, new Immigration New Zealand (INZ) figures reveal.

Immigration fraud leads to jail

01 August 2016A Fijian man's "lifetime of immigration fraud" has finally caught up with him. Raymond Claudius was today sentenced to 30 months jail at the Christchurch District Court after being found guilty of three counts of providing false or misleading information in relation to his previous immigration visa applications....

Immigration fraud leads to jail

01 August 2016A Fijian man's "lifetime of immigration fraud" has finally caught up with him. Raymond Claudius was today sentenced to 30 months jail at the Christchurch District Court after being found guilty of three counts of providing false or misleading information in relation to his previous immigration visa applications.

Why Americans want to move to NZ

12 July 2016Americans are looking at New Zealand in a new light - and while our beautiful beaches might get a mention, it's entirely politically motivated....

Why Americans want to move to NZ

12 July 2016Americans are looking at New Zealand in a new light - and while our beautiful beaches might get a mention, it's entirely politically motivated.

Hospitality industry warns staff shortages could harm tourism

09 July 2016One News Now clip

NZ needs more skilled migrants to maintain growth

05 July 2016New Zealand needs more skilled migrants and investment to maintain its economic growth and standard of living, says the June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI)....

NZ needs more skilled migrants to maintain growth

05 July 2016New Zealand needs more skilled migrants and investment to maintain its economic growth and standard of living, says the June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI).

Immigration flagged as big issue

04 July 2016National is preparing for immigration to become a major election issue. Prime Minister John Key said it would be "ill-informed" to blame immigrants for strain on house prices in Auckland....

Immigration flagged as big issue

04 July 2016National is preparing for immigration to become a major election issue. Prime Minister John Key said it would be "ill-informed" to blame immigrants for strain on house prices in Auckland.

New Zealand not in a position to judge arranged marriages

02 July 2016Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said New Zealand was not in a position to judge the 400 visas issued each year for women to enter the country for an arranged marriage....

New Zealand not in a position to judge arranged marriages

02 July 2016Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said New Zealand was not in a position to judge the 400 visas issued each year for women to enter the country for an arranged marriage.

What's behind the rising migration numbers

23 June 2016Arrivals and departures for citizens from all countries from 1979 to 2015....

What's behind the rising migration numbers

23 June 2016Arrivals and departures for citizens from all countries from 1979 to 2015.

Immigration scam: Pay in iTune cards

22 June 2016Several Indian nationals living in New Zealand have been targeted in an elaborate phone scam in which they're told they're wanted for tax evasion and must pay up with Apple iTunes cards to avoid deportation....

Immigration scam: Pay in iTune cards

22 June 2016Several Indian nationals living in New Zealand have been targeted in an elaborate phone scam in which they're told they're wanted for tax evasion and must pay up with Apple iTunes cards to avoid deportation.

We need doctors, not bar staff

12 June 2016In all the hullaballoo this week about New Zealand's record high migration, a strange fact has emerged. The number of approvals for permanent residence has fallen from more than 50,000 a decade ago to little more than 43,000 in the last full recorded year....

We need doctors, not bar staff

12 June 2016In all the hullaballoo this week about New Zealand's record high migration, a strange fact has emerged. The number of approvals for permanent residence has fallen from more than 50,000 a decade ago to little more than 43,000 in the last full recorded year.

The migrant debate by the numbers: Who's really coming to New Zealand?

08 June 2016Watch out for unsubstantiated slurs and hysterical hyperbole in the migration debate, the race relations commissioner says. So, we asked who's really coming to New Zealand?...

The migrant debate by the numbers: Who's really coming to New Zealand?

08 June 2016Watch out for unsubstantiated slurs and hysterical hyperbole in the migration debate, the race relations commissioner says. So, we asked who's really coming to New Zealand?

NZ industries would struggle without migrant labour

07 June 2016The hospitality, tourism, farming and building sectors say they all are heavily dependent on migrant labour and would be worried at any suggestion of cutbacks....

NZ industries would struggle without migrant labour

07 June 2016The hospitality, tourism, farming and building sectors say they all are heavily dependent on migrant labour and would be worried at any suggestion of cutbacks.

Economist: Cut migrant numbers to bring down Auckland house prices

06 June 2016Cutting the number of immigrants allowed into New Zealand could reduce Auckland house prices by a quarter within two years, an economist claims....

Economist: Cut migrant numbers to bring down Auckland house prices

06 June 2016Cutting the number of immigrants allowed into New Zealand could reduce Auckland house prices by a quarter within two years, an economist claims.

Immigration changes unlikely to have "a very consequential impact"

01 June 2016Immigration changes to entice migrants to settle in the regions are unlikely to make any real difference....

Immigration changes unlikely to have "a very consequential impact"

01 June 2016Immigration changes to entice migrants to settle in the regions are unlikely to make any real difference.

Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon return

19 May 2016Malaysians living in New Zealand can be barred from travelling overseas for three years upon their return if they discredit or ridicule their Government....

Malaysians living in NZ could be barred from travel upon return

19 May 2016Malaysians living in New Zealand can be barred from travelling overseas for three years upon their return if they discredit or ridicule their Government.

Juggling Kiwi workers and the migrants

15 May 2016More than 4000 people from overseas have taken jobs in the Bay over the past 34 months - because employers were unable to find suitable Kiwis to do the work....

Juggling Kiwi workers and the migrants

15 May 2016More than 4000 people from overseas have taken jobs in the Bay over the past 34 months - because employers were unable to find suitable Kiwis to do the work.

Concern as more older migrants left alone

09 May 2016The growing number of elderly Chinese migrants entering New Zealand to reunite with family and being left alone is a major concern, an immigration expert says....

Concern as more older migrants left alone

09 May 2016The growing number of elderly Chinese migrants entering New Zealand to reunite with family and being left alone is a major concern, an immigration expert says.

Crackdown on rogue education agents being considered

05 May 2016The Government is considering a crackdown on rogue education agents who are making money by luring overseas students to New Zealand. It follows a Newshub investigation which raised concerns about fraudulent offshore advisors partnering with Kiwi schools....

Crackdown on rogue education agents being considered

05 May 2016The Government is considering a crackdown on rogue education agents who are making money by luring overseas students to New Zealand. It follows a Newshub investigation which raised concerns about fraudulent offshore advisors partnering with Kiwi schools.

Authorities ignoring education fraud - NZAMI

04 May 2016A group representing immigration advisers says authorities in New Zealand have failed to take action to stop rampant fraud among dodgy education agents in India. The Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) believes the issue is being ignored because of the billions of dollars being made from international schools in New Zealand. ...

Authorities ignoring education fraud - NZAMI

04 May 2016A group representing immigration advisers says authorities in New Zealand have failed to take action to stop rampant fraud among dodgy education agents in India. The Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) believes the issue is being ignored because of the billions of dollars being made from international schools in New Zealand.

Immigration New Zealand reversed its decision to ban Iranian filmmaker

20 April 2016Immigration New Zealand has backtracked on its decision to stop an acclaimed Iranian filmmaker from coming to New Zealand. Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami is scheduled to appear at the upcoming Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival in Auckland and Wellington next month, but was initially denied access....

Immigration New Zealand reversed its decision to ban Iranian filmmaker

20 April 2016Immigration New Zealand has backtracked on its decision to stop an acclaimed Iranian filmmaker from coming to New Zealand. Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami is scheduled to appear at the upcoming Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival in Auckland and Wellington next month, but was initially denied access.

Why isn't this filmmaker allowed in New Zealand?

18 April 2016An acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, who was scheduled to appear at an upcoming film festival in Auckland and Wellington, has been denied access to New Zealand....

Why isn't this filmmaker allowed in New Zealand?

18 April 2016An acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, who was scheduled to appear at an upcoming film festival in Auckland and Wellington, has been denied access to New Zealand.

28 take up bonus points for migrants

01 March 2016Twenty-eight migrants have taken advantage of a government policy to entice new arrivals to Hawke's Bay in the three months since it took effect. The policy announced last July boosted the bonus points from 10 to 30 points for any skilled migrants who were applying for residence and had a job offer outside Auckland....

28 take up bonus points for migrants

01 March 2016Twenty-eight migrants have taken advantage of a government policy to entice new arrivals to Hawke's Bay in the three months since it took effect. The policy announced last July boosted the bonus points from 10 to 30 points for any skilled migrants who were applying for residence and had a job offer outside Auckland.

Warning of 'education trafficking' scams hitting New Zealand

26 February 2016Concern about rogue immigration agents blamed for misleading foreign students is driving a new campaign against "education trafficking". Wellington immigration adviser Wiebe Herder said unlicensed "education agents" tricked probably hundreds of migrants each year. Woodhouse said a review of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act would look at regulation of offshore student advisors....

Warning of 'education trafficking' scams hitting New Zealand

26 February 2016Concern about rogue immigration agents blamed for misleading foreign students is driving a new campaign against "education trafficking". Wellington immigration adviser Wiebe Herder said unlicensed "education agents" tricked probably hundreds of migrants each year. Woodhouse said a review of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act would look at regulation of offshore student advisors.

Record migration boosted by Asian, Australian arrivals

25 February 2016New Zealand saw a new record net gain in migrants of 65,900 in the year to January, driven by increased arrivals from Asia and Australia....

Record migration boosted by Asian, Australian arrivals

25 February 2016New Zealand saw a new record net gain in migrants of 65,900 in the year to January, driven by increased arrivals from Asia and Australia.

Moody's gives NZ big tick

11 February 2016Moody's Investors Service is comfortable with its AAA credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates the impact from lower commodity prices will be offset by strength in areas of the economy such as tourism and education services....

Moody's gives NZ big tick

11 February 2016Moody's Investors Service is comfortable with its AAA credit rating on New Zealand with a stable outlook, as it anticipates the impact from lower commodity prices will be offset by strength in areas of the economy such as tourism and education services.

$15m scam revealed: US pair try to hoodwink Immigration NZ

06 February 2016An immigration scheme to attract wealthy foreigners to New Zealand is suspected of having been used by two rich Americans to launder $15 million in "illicit funds"....

$15m scam revealed: US pair try to hoodwink Immigration NZ

06 February 2016An immigration scheme to attract wealthy foreigners to New Zealand is suspected of having been used by two rich Americans to launder $15 million in "illicit funds".

Prison sentence for false refugee status claims

29 January 2016One of three men found not guilty on New Zealand's first human trafficking charges has been sentenced to 25 months in prison for his role in organising false refugee claims....

Prison sentence for false refugee status claims

29 January 2016One of three men found not guilty on New Zealand's first human trafficking charges has been sentenced to 25 months in prison for his role in organising false refugee claims.

Border officials turn away visitors

18 January 2016More than 1300 overseas visitors were denied entry to New Zealand last year, Immigration New Zealand figures show, mostly because border officials did not believe their stated travel purpose was genuine....

Border officials turn away visitors

18 January 2016More than 1300 overseas visitors were denied entry to New Zealand last year, Immigration New Zealand figures show, mostly because border officials did not believe their stated travel purpose was genuine.

Asian migrants not snubbing NZ's regions

06 January 2016I (Simon Draper) was interested to read the New Zealand Herald article Why are migrants snubbing New Zealand's regions?, which draws on statistics showing a decline in the number of migrant applicants claiming points for employment outside of Auckland....

Asian migrants not snubbing NZ's regions

06 January 2016I (Simon Draper) was interested to read the New Zealand Herald article Why are migrants snubbing New Zealand's regions?, which draws on statistics showing a decline in the number of migrant applicants claiming points for employment outside of Auckland.

Why are migrants snubbing NZ's regions?

04 January 2016New settlers from Asia are giving the regions a wide berth, with migrants from the two main source countries preferring to set up home in Auckland....

Why are migrants snubbing NZ's regions?

04 January 2016New settlers from Asia are giving the regions a wide berth, with migrants from the two main source countries preferring to set up home in Auckland.

Attracting and retaining skilled migrants focus of partnership

15 December 2015Local councils are working together with Priority One and Immigration New Zealand to attract and retain skilled migrants to the Western Bay of Plenty....

Attracting and retaining skilled migrants focus of partnership

15 December 2015Local councils are working together with Priority One and Immigration New Zealand to attract and retain skilled migrants to the Western Bay of Plenty.

Indian students duped by agents

08 December 2015Overseas advisers falsely claim bonus immigration points can be gained by studying in NZ’s regional cities. June Ranson, chairwoman of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, said unregulated overseas agents were tarnishing New Zealand's image and reputation....

Indian students duped by agents

08 December 2015Overseas advisers falsely claim bonus immigration points can be gained by studying in NZ’s regional cities. June Ranson, chairwoman of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, said unregulated overseas agents were tarnishing New Zealand's image and reputation.

Crackdown urged on international students

27 November 2015Immigration New Zealand will be asked to tighten controls and checks on international students and their agents at a seminar in Auckland today. June Ranson, New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) chairwoman, said the student visa was seen as an easy pathway to gain permanent residence....

Crackdown urged on international students

27 November 2015Immigration New Zealand will be asked to tighten controls and checks on international students and their agents at a seminar in Auckland today. June Ranson, New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) chairwoman, said the student visa was seen as an easy pathway to gain permanent residence.

Interactive: How your neighbourhood will change by 2038

09 November 2015New Zealand is becoming a super diverse nation, but its diversity story is a stratified one - drawn along ethnic and economic lines....

Interactive: How your neighbourhood will change by 2038

09 November 2015New Zealand is becoming a super diverse nation, but its diversity story is a stratified one - drawn along ethnic and economic lines.

Immigration still booming, but questions are looming

27 October 2015While the New Zealand economy might be heading for a slowdown, the country’s immigration boom isn't showing similar signs of losing momentum....

Immigration still booming, but questions are looming

27 October 2015While the New Zealand economy might be heading for a slowdown, the country’s immigration boom isn't showing similar signs of losing momentum.

Superdiversity has reached critical mass - it's New Zealand's future

19 October 2015New Zealand's defining issue through the coming decades will be, not diversity, but superdiversity. This is especially evident in Auckland, where almost 50 per cent of the population is Maori, Asian and Pacific peoples; where 44 per cent were not born in New Zealand; and where there are over 200 ethnicities, and 160 languages spoken....

Superdiversity has reached critical mass - it's New Zealand's future

19 October 2015New Zealand's defining issue through the coming decades will be, not diversity, but superdiversity. This is especially evident in Auckland, where almost 50 per cent of the population is Maori, Asian and Pacific peoples; where 44 per cent were not born in New Zealand; and where there are over 200 ethnicities, and 160 languages spoken.

Immigrant workers forced home

13 October 2015Investigation into false documents leaves many Filipinos employed on farms fearing visas won’t be renewed....

Immigrant workers forced home

13 October 2015Investigation into false documents leaves many Filipinos employed on farms fearing visas won’t be renewed.

Immigration and the changing face of fish and chip shops

28 September 2015What do you do when you're short on time and cash but you've got a family to feed? "Fish-and-chip shops were often owned or run by immigrants, notably Croatian, Greek or Chinese," Professor Spoonley said....

Immigration and the changing face of fish and chip shops

28 September 2015What do you do when you're short on time and cash but you've got a family to feed? "Fish-and-chip shops were often owned or run by immigrants, notably Croatian, Greek or Chinese," Professor Spoonley said.

New Zealand forge agreement to protect OFWs from human traffickers

22 September 2015Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and New Zealand Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Michel Woodhouse signed the “Arrangement on the Principles and Controls on the Recruitment and Protection of Filipino Workers in New Zealand”, in the presence of Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand Virginia Benavidez, and top officials of New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment....

New Zealand forge agreement to protect OFWs from human traffickers

22 September 2015Labor & Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and New Zealand Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Michel Woodhouse signed the “Arrangement on the Principles and Controls on the Recruitment and Protection of Filipino Workers in New Zealand”, in the presence of Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand Virginia Benavidez, and top officials of New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

The Migration Challenges of a Global Banking and Finance Industry

21 September 2015The banking and finance industry never sleeps, it is a truly global sector. Those that work within it are often expected to work in other countries and relocate. In fact, it is estimated that some 240 Million people live outside of their birth country as of 2015 and the finance sector is a significant contributor to this growing trend....

The Migration Challenges of a Global Banking and Finance Industry

21 September 2015The banking and finance industry never sleeps, it is a truly global sector. Those that work within it are often expected to work in other countries and relocate. In fact, it is estimated that some 240 Million people live outside of their birth country as of 2015 and the finance sector is a significant contributor to this growing trend.

New service has migrants covered

16 September 2015A new insurance product, aimed at giving migrants both cover and peace of mind, has launched. Migration Cover focuses on helping those moving to, or remaining in, Australia or New Zealand....

New service has migrants covered

16 September 2015A new insurance product, aimed at giving migrants both cover and peace of mind, has launched. Migration Cover focuses on helping those moving to, or remaining in, Australia or New Zealand.

TV3's "Story" - Interview with Latu Talu (Migrant of the Year)

14 September 2015Recipient of the Migrant of the Year Award interview on TV3's 'Story'. Click on the link to hear the interview, approximately 14.40 minutes into the programme....

TV3's "Story" - Interview with Latu Talu (Migrant of the Year)

14 September 2015Recipient of the Migrant of the Year Award interview on TV3's 'Story'. Click on the link to hear the interview, approximately 14.40 minutes into the programme.

Migrant investment in NZ needs overhaul, says venture capitalist

12 September 2015Veteran venture capitalist Tony Bishop has added his voice to calls for wealthy investor migrants to be required to channel a portion of their funds into productive, growth-focused New Zealand investments....

Migrant investment in NZ needs overhaul, says venture capitalist

12 September 2015Veteran venture capitalist Tony Bishop has added his voice to calls for wealthy investor migrants to be required to channel a portion of their funds into productive, growth-focused New Zealand investments.

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse: Syrian refugees will be screen

08 September 2015Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says Syrian refugees will be screened and those in polygamous marriages or who were directly involved in the conflict in Syria will not be taken by New Zealand....

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse: Syrian refugees will be screen

08 September 2015Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says Syrian refugees will be screened and those in polygamous marriages or who were directly involved in the conflict in Syria will not be taken by New Zealand.

Lower Hutt lawyer Richard Small recognised for huge immigration impact

07 September 2015Lower Hutt lawyer Richard Small, who was presented with the Community Outreach Award at the NZ Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI) Awards for his work representing people in NZ unlawfully....

Lower Hutt lawyer Richard Small recognised for huge immigration impact

07 September 2015Lower Hutt lawyer Richard Small, who was presented with the Community Outreach Award at the NZ Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI) Awards for his work representing people in NZ unlawfully.

Overstayer boxes his way to 'Migrant of the Year'

16 August 2015On Friday, the 24-year-old boxer from Porirua was honoured as "Migrant of the Year" by the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment. The award was presented to him by Minister of State Services Paula Bennett at a black tie ceremony in Auckland....

Overstayer boxes his way to 'Migrant of the Year'

16 August 2015On Friday, the 24-year-old boxer from Porirua was honoured as "Migrant of the Year" by the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment. The award was presented to him by Minister of State Services Paula Bennett at a black tie ceremony in Auckland.

Immigration official in scam to sell two New Zealand visas for $26,500

14 August 2015Peter Meng Yam Lim was a senior Immigration New Zealand officer based at Auckland International Airport, with the power to deport people at the border, before losing his job in a bribery probe....

Immigration official in scam to sell two New Zealand visas for $26,500

14 August 2015Peter Meng Yam Lim was a senior Immigration New Zealand officer based at Auckland International Airport, with the power to deport people at the border, before losing his job in a bribery probe.

Front line against terrorism gets boost

13 August 2015For the first time, a session "Immigration in the context of international terrorism" has been put on the agenda for the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) annual conference tomorrow....

Front line against terrorism gets boost

13 August 2015For the first time, a session "Immigration in the context of international terrorism" has been put on the agenda for the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) annual conference tomorrow.

Passport details targeted in Immigration New Zealand scam website

30 July 2015Immigration New Zealand is working to take down a scam website that is trying to trick people into handing over their passport details....

Passport details targeted in Immigration New Zealand scam website

30 July 2015Immigration New Zealand is working to take down a scam website that is trying to trick people into handing over their passport details.

New incentives encourage migrants to leave Auckland

27 July 2015Rebuild workers could make a long-term commitment to Christchurch under new incentives to encourage migrants to settle outside Auckland. Prime Minister John Key announced on Sunday plans to triple the number of points skilled migrants received toward their residency application if they got a job offer outside Auckland....

New incentives encourage migrants to leave Auckland

27 July 2015Rebuild workers could make a long-term commitment to Christchurch under new incentives to encourage migrants to settle outside Auckland. Prime Minister John Key announced on Sunday plans to triple the number of points skilled migrants received toward their residency application if they got a job offer outside Auckland.

Immigrants set to eye up regions

26 July 2015Prospective immigrants to New Zealand will be given greater incentive to go to provincial New Zealand under a series of immigration measures outlined by Prime Minister John Key today to the National Party conference in Auckland....

Immigrants set to eye up regions

26 July 2015Prospective immigrants to New Zealand will be given greater incentive to go to provincial New Zealand under a series of immigration measures outlined by Prime Minister John Key today to the National Party conference in Auckland.

Stop picking on Asians, group says

18 July 2015The Association for Migration and Investment claims the housing crisis is due to very short term planning by successive governments and councils, on population growth, and infrastructure needs. Chair June Ranson believes the government shouldn't discourage overseas investment, but should target it so everyone benefits....

Stop picking on Asians, group says

18 July 2015The Association for Migration and Investment claims the housing crisis is due to very short term planning by successive governments and councils, on population growth, and infrastructure needs. Chair June Ranson believes the government shouldn't discourage overseas investment, but should target it so everyone benefits.

Immigrants' long wait for clearance

09 July 2015Immigrants are waiting up to 10 weeks for police clearances, which are necessary to apply for residency....

Immigrants' long wait for clearance

09 July 2015Immigrants are waiting up to 10 weeks for police clearances, which are necessary to apply for residency.

Migration rhetoric on housing misplaced

26 June 2015The net inflow of migrants hit a new high in the year ended May, eliciting ritual denunciation from Winston Peters....

Migration rhetoric on housing misplaced

26 June 2015The net inflow of migrants hit a new high in the year ended May, eliciting ritual denunciation from Winston Peters.

Scam warning for Indian nationals

18 May 2015Indian nationals are being targeted in a scam where callers posing as immigration officials demand thousands of dollars, threatening deportation if the person doesn't pay....

Scam warning for Indian nationals

18 May 2015Indian nationals are being targeted in a scam where callers posing as immigration officials demand thousands of dollars, threatening deportation if the person doesn't pay.

More immigration officers to deal with record-breaking visitor numbers

14 May 2015Growth in the number of tourists and international students coming to New Zealand will see the number of immigration officers boosted with $33 million of new spending....

More immigration officers to deal with record-breaking visitor numbers

14 May 2015Growth in the number of tourists and international students coming to New Zealand will see the number of immigration officers boosted with $33 million of new spending.

Immigration rules changed to clear way for Christchurch rebuild

13 May 2015Immigration rules changed to clear way for 5000 more Christchurch rebuild workers - Changes to immigration rules to help meet demand for the 5000 more construction workers needed to rebuild Canterbury have been largely welcomed by a workers' union....

Immigration rules changed to clear way for Christchurch rebuild

13 May 2015Immigration rules changed to clear way for 5000 more Christchurch rebuild workers - Changes to immigration rules to help meet demand for the 5000 more construction workers needed to rebuild Canterbury have been largely welcomed by a workers' union.

Study reveals come-and-go migrants

08 May 2015Academic’s research shows many Chinese who gain NZ residency are likely to leave again to seek opportunities elsewhere ... but some say they may come back to retire ...

Study reveals come-and-go migrants

08 May 2015Academic’s research shows many Chinese who gain NZ residency are likely to leave again to seek opportunities elsewhere ... but some say they may come back to retire

Extra jail time for disgraced lawyer

17 April 2015A lawyer who illegally acted as an immigration advisor has had two-and-a-half months tacked onto his record jail term....

Extra jail time for disgraced lawyer

17 April 2015A lawyer who illegally acted as an immigration advisor has had two-and-a-half months tacked onto his record jail term.

Jailed immigration advisor faces new complaints

24 March 2015A former immigration advisor who was jailed for acting without a licence has asked for new complaints against him to be reconsidered because he couldn't respond while in prison....

Jailed immigration advisor faces new complaints

24 March 2015A former immigration advisor who was jailed for acting without a licence has asked for new complaints against him to be reconsidered because he couldn't respond while in prison.

Asian Auckland: How our city has changed

10 March 2015More migrants from Asia are using the student and worker migration policy as a path to secure permanent residence, a report has found. Asian Auckland: The multiple meanings of diversity is released today by the Asia New Zealand Foundation as part of a series drawing on the 2013 Census data....

Asian Auckland: How our city has changed

10 March 2015More migrants from Asia are using the student and worker migration policy as a path to secure permanent residence, a report has found. Asian Auckland: The multiple meanings of diversity is released today by the Asia New Zealand Foundation as part of a series drawing on the 2013 Census data.

Agent arrested over visa scam (Australian News)

19 February 2015FIRST ON 7: We can now show you pictures of an immigration agent being arrested. He is accused of scamming hundreds of foreign students over Australian visa applications....

Agent arrested over visa scam (Australian News)

19 February 2015FIRST ON 7: We can now show you pictures of an immigration agent being arrested. He is accused of scamming hundreds of foreign students over Australian visa applications.

NZ growth outstrips Australia

18 February 2015New Zealand, with a population increase of 500,000 in the past decade, is growing faster than Australia and China a new "snapshot" into Kiwi life shows. June Ranson, New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment chairwoman, said the report would help would-be migrants make informed decisions....

NZ growth outstrips Australia

18 February 2015New Zealand, with a population increase of 500,000 in the past decade, is growing faster than Australia and China a new "snapshot" into Kiwi life shows. June Ranson, New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment chairwoman, said the report would help would-be migrants make informed decisions.

Alarm over appraisal of cash transfer option for NZ

12 February 2015A money transfer system that has raised fears of money-laundering overseas is being considered by Immigration New Zealand as an acceptable means for wealthy Chinese applicants to bring cash to New Zealand. June Ranson, chairwoman of the NZ Association of Migration and Investment, said the association opposed the proposal as the system had the potential for use in money-laundering....

Alarm over appraisal of cash transfer option for NZ

12 February 2015A money transfer system that has raised fears of money-laundering overseas is being considered by Immigration New Zealand as an acceptable means for wealthy Chinese applicants to bring cash to New Zealand. June Ranson, chairwoman of the NZ Association of Migration and Investment, said the association opposed the proposal as the system had the potential for use in money-laundering.

Record migration population game-changer

07 February 2015Make-up of NZ evolving rapidly and creating challenges for Auckland. New Zealand is an extremely popular destination as far as migrants are concerned....

Record migration population game-changer

07 February 2015Make-up of NZ evolving rapidly and creating challenges for Auckland. New Zealand is an extremely popular destination as far as migrants are concerned.

Immigration advisers warn of Cricket World Cup visa scam

30 January 2015Travellers with no intention of attending Cricket World Cup games are taking advantage of a transtasman arrangement allowing visa-free entry to New Zealand for the event. The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment said people coming under the scheme should be "risk assessed"....

Immigration advisers warn of Cricket World Cup visa scam

30 January 2015Travellers with no intention of attending Cricket World Cup games are taking advantage of a transtasman arrangement allowing visa-free entry to New Zealand for the event. The New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment said people coming under the scheme should be "risk assessed".

Immigration system overhaul mooted

28 January 2015New Zealand First believes the original aims of attracting foreign students to New Zealand have been lost. June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, says nobody's holding overseas-based immigration agents accountable....

Immigration system overhaul mooted

28 January 2015New Zealand First believes the original aims of attracting foreign students to New Zealand have been lost. June Ranson, chair of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, says nobody's holding overseas-based immigration agents accountable.

International students flocking back to New Zealand

26 January 2015International student numbers have bounced back after years of decline, driving the value of the country's fifth largest export industry to $2.85 billion, says a report by Education New Zealand....

International students flocking back to New Zealand

26 January 2015International student numbers have bounced back after years of decline, driving the value of the country's fifth largest export industry to $2.85 billion, says a report by Education New Zealand.

Know your neighbour: Have tequila, be friends

15 January 2015Ana Cecilia Mijangos moved to New Zealand from Mexico with her partner Luis Cabrera in 2009 with little English and no clue about what she was going to do here. Today, the couple own and operate popular Latin American restaurant Besos Latinos, in the Auckland CBD, and are proud parents to 3-month-old daughter, Valentina....

Know your neighbour: Have tequila, be friends

15 January 2015Ana Cecilia Mijangos moved to New Zealand from Mexico with her partner Luis Cabrera in 2009 with little English and no clue about what she was going to do here. Today, the couple own and operate popular Latin American restaurant Besos Latinos, in the Auckland CBD, and are proud parents to 3-month-old daughter, Valentina.

More claims against Mt Eden travel agency, as owners skip NZ

11 December 2014Out-of-pocket people continue to step forward as businesses’ owners are confirmed to have left the country. ...

More claims against Mt Eden travel agency, as owners skip NZ

11 December 2014Out-of-pocket people continue to step forward as businesses’ owners are confirmed to have left the country.

Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation

01 December 2014New Zealand’s immigration laws must be changed to stop overseas students from being exploited by unscrupulous employers and overseas unlicensed agents, says the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI)....

Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation

01 December 2014New Zealand’s immigration laws must be changed to stop overseas students from being exploited by unscrupulous employers and overseas unlicensed agents, says the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI).

Reserve Bank 'wrong on immigration'

13 November 2014The Reserve Bank has got it wrong on immigration being the main reason for house price inflation says the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI)....

Reserve Bank 'wrong on immigration'

13 November 2014The Reserve Bank has got it wrong on immigration being the main reason for house price inflation says the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI).

Jail for lawyer who faked immigration services

13 November 2014A lawyer who illegally acted as an immigration adviser has been jailed for more than three and a half years. Richard James Martin, 49....

Jail for lawyer who faked immigration services

13 November 2014A lawyer who illegally acted as an immigration adviser has been jailed for more than three and a half years. Richard James Martin, 49.

Foreign worker limits 'choking tourism'

10 November 2014Companies want restrictions on employing overseas workers relaxed as visitor numbers head for record. ...

Foreign worker limits 'choking tourism'

10 November 2014Companies want restrictions on employing overseas workers relaxed as visitor numbers head for record.

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 October 2014Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand unlawfully, an immigration expert says....

Desperate employers keeping overstayers

24 October 2014Desperate employers seeking to fill job shortages are keeping migrant workers who previously held a work visa in New Zealand unlawfully, an immigration expert says.

Accused of $129m fraud: Citizen William Yan, the man with many names

11 October 2014Millionaire businessman William Yan (aka Yang Liu, Yong Ming Yan and Bill Liu) was at the centre of a political citizenship storm and a police raid on his Auckland apartment. Now Chinese authorities claim he is responsible for a $129 million fraud. ...

Accused of $129m fraud: Citizen William Yan, the man with many names

11 October 2014Millionaire businessman William Yan (aka Yang Liu, Yong Ming Yan and Bill Liu) was at the centre of a political citizenship storm and a police raid on his Auckland apartment. Now Chinese authorities claim he is responsible for a $129 million fraud.

Various parties debate their views on immigration at the NZAMI

29 August 2014Craig takes aim at Peters - Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has used an immigration debate to take aim at adversary Winston Peters, repeatedly calling out the NZ First leader in front of a friendly audience. ...

Various parties debate their views on immigration at the NZAMI

29 August 2014Craig takes aim at Peters - Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has used an immigration debate to take aim at adversary Winston Peters, repeatedly calling out the NZ First leader in front of a friendly audience.

Immigration policies on debate agenda

29 August 2014Whether migrants are responsible for Auckland's high house prices and if immigration numbers should be cut back will be debated by political parties today....

Immigration policies on debate agenda

29 August 2014Whether migrants are responsible for Auckland's high house prices and if immigration numbers should be cut back will be debated by political parties today.

People-trafficking charges laid in NZ for first time

28 August 2014Two people have been charged with human trafficking after 18 Indian men were trafficked into New Zealand to work in the horticulture industry, Immigration New Zealand says....

People-trafficking charges laid in NZ for first time

28 August 2014Two people have been charged with human trafficking after 18 Indian men were trafficked into New Zealand to work in the horticulture industry, Immigration New Zealand says.

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

23 August 2014MUMBAI: New Zealand has emerged as a popular destination for Indian students, the country's high commissioner to India has said. ...

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

23 August 2014MUMBAI: New Zealand has emerged as a popular destination for Indian students, the country's high commissioner to India has said.

How migrants can help build Bay

17 August 2014MASSEY University's Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley shows a photograph of his 1969 senior class at Hastings Boys High School....

How migrants can help build Bay

17 August 2014MASSEY University's Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley shows a photograph of his 1969 senior class at Hastings Boys High School.

At-risk persons flown to NZ, figures reveal

14 August 2014Airlines ticked off 930 times in 12 months for letting ineligible passengers onboard ...

At-risk persons flown to NZ, figures reveal

14 August 2014Airlines ticked off 930 times in 12 months for letting ineligible passengers onboard

Migrants help give Auckland an edge over other cities

24 July 2014As we become more globally connected more than half the world lives in cities which are becoming more ethnically diverse....

Migrants help give Auckland an edge over other cities

24 July 2014As we become more globally connected more than half the world lives in cities which are becoming more ethnically diverse.

Tighten visa control, says OECD report

10 July 2014ECD review also suggests migrants with better English skills should be rewarded by giving them priority....

Tighten visa control, says OECD report

10 July 2014ECD review also suggests migrants with better English skills should be rewarded by giving them priority.

NZAMI has Moved and we have new Contact Details

30 June 2014NZAMI's office has moved to Mt Maunganui (in the Bay of Plenty) and has a new telephone number. Please now call +64 (0)7 575 8439. Our new postal address is PO Box 5234, Mt Maunganui 3116, New Zealand....

NZAMI has Moved and we have new Contact Details

30 June 2014Please note the office moved from Auckland to the Bay of Plenty on the 20th June 2014.

Labour to further incentivise immigration to regional NZ

28 June 2014Labour want to increase incentives for immigrants to accept jobs or establish businesses in regional New Zealand to take the pressure off Auckland....

Labour to further incentivise immigration to regional NZ

28 June 2014Labour want to increase incentives for immigrants to accept jobs or establish businesses in regional New Zealand to take the pressure off Auckland.

Migration hits 10-year high

24 June 2014Migration is at a 10-year high and the net gain might reach 40,000 by the end of the year, matching the flood seen a decade ago. ...

Migration hits 10-year high

24 June 2014Migration is at a 10-year high and the net gain might reach 40,000 by the end of the year, matching the flood seen a decade ago.

NZAMI Offices are Moving - we will re-open Monday, 30 June 2014

19 June 2014Please note the offices of NZAMI will be moving to Mt Maunganui (in the Bay of Plenty) and will be closed from Thursday, 19th June and will re-open on Monday, 30 June. New telephone and fax numbers will be published soon, everything else will operate business as usual from the 30th June. If you wish to order any CPD items, please note ALL orders will be actioned AFTER 30th June. Thank you in advance for your patience whilst this move is being completed....

NZAMI Offices are Moving - we will re-open Monday, 30 June 2014

19 June 2014Please note the offices of NZAMI will be moving to Mt Maunganui (in the Bay of Plenty) and will be closed from Thursday, 19th June and will re-open on Monday, 30 June. New telephone and fax numbers will be published soon, everything else will operate business as usual from the 30th June. If you wish to order any CPD items, please note ALL orders will be actioned AFTER 30th June. Thank you in advance for your patience whilst this move is being completed.

Employers struggle with skills shortages

29 May 2014Labour might be advocating cutting the number of immigrants coming to New Zealand, but employers are reporting problems finding staff with the right skills....

Employers struggle with skills shortages

29 May 2014Labour might be advocating cutting the number of immigrants coming to New Zealand, but employers are reporting problems finding staff with the right skills.

Dream path from Burmese prison to university in New Zealand

20 May 2014Learning English was just a dream for Ye Tun Oo, let alone being able to start a degree in an English-speaking country....

Dream path from Burmese prison to university in New Zealand

20 May 2014Learning English was just a dream for Ye Tun Oo, let alone being able to start a degree in an English-speaking country.

Immigration Minister lobbied by Liu on rules

08 May 2014Chinese businessman asked Woodhouse for new investment category....

Immigration Minister lobbied by Liu on rules

08 May 2014Chinese businessman asked Woodhouse for new investment category.

Too qualified to live in NZ

29 April 2014An Indian national with a master's degree was declined an opportunity to apply for residence as a skilled migrant, despite being more qualified than was required....

Too qualified to live in NZ

29 April 2014An Indian national with a master's degree was declined an opportunity to apply for residence as a skilled migrant, despite being more qualified than was required.

Man faces immediate arrest after misleading Immigration NZ

19 March 2014A man found guilty of misleading Immigration New Zealand faces immediate arrest and to two years' imprisonment should he return to the country....

Man faces immediate arrest after misleading Immigration NZ

19 March 2014A man found guilty of misleading Immigration New Zealand faces immediate arrest and to two years' imprisonment should he return to the country.

Barriers frustrating migrants, forum told

19 March 2014More immigration and foreign investment would stimulate the economy and attract more talented people to New Zealand, NZX chief executive Tim Bennett said at a forum in Dunedin yesterday. ...

Barriers frustrating migrants, forum told

19 March 2014More immigration and foreign investment would stimulate the economy and attract more talented people to New Zealand, NZX chief executive Tim Bennett said at a forum in Dunedin yesterday.

Sikh wife wins praise for reporting abuse

13 March 2014An Indian woman who broke away from her arranged marriage to tell police of her husband's recurring sexual attacks and beatings was particularly brave, police say....

Sikh wife wins praise for reporting abuse

13 March 2014An Indian woman who broke away from her arranged marriage to tell police of her husband's recurring sexual attacks and beatings was particularly brave, police say.

Filipino workers' pay probed

28 February 2014An official investigation has been launched into a Christchurch construction company which allegedly underpaid two migrants, and into the licensed immigration adviser who helped them obtain a visa. ...

Filipino workers' pay probed

28 February 2014An official investigation has been launched into a Christchurch construction company which allegedly underpaid two migrants, and into the licensed immigration adviser who helped them obtain a visa.

Immigration will have power to search shops, houses without warrant

25 February 2014Immigration officers will gain police-like powers to enter and search homes without a warrant under law changes designed to stamp out exploitation of migrants - a move that is being questioned by lawyers and civil rights groups....

Immigration will have power to search shops, houses without warrant

25 February 2014Immigration officers will gain police-like powers to enter and search homes without a warrant under law changes designed to stamp out exploitation of migrants - a move that is being questioned by lawyers and civil rights groups.

Hugh Laurie's tussle with Immigration NZ

20 February 2014British actor Hugh Laurie has oddly tweeted about an issue with Immigration New Zealand (INZ) which immigration officials say is not a problem. ...

Hugh Laurie's tussle with Immigration NZ

20 February 2014British actor Hugh Laurie has oddly tweeted about an issue with Immigration New Zealand (INZ) which immigration officials say is not a problem.

The decision not to let Odd Future into NZ - what's going on? - Audio

14 February 2014Duncan Garner speaks with Shirley Halperin from The Hollywood Reporter, followed by Simon Laurent from Principal Laurent Law, who specialises in immigration, on the decision not to let Odd Future into New Zealand to perform....

The decision not to let Odd Future into NZ - what's going on? - Audio

14 February 2014Duncan Garner speaks with Shirley Halperin from The Hollywood Reporter, followed by Simon Laurent from Principal Laurent Law, who specialises in immigration, on the decision not to let Odd Future into New Zealand to perform.

NZ to take 100 Syrian refugees

05 February 2014New Zealand has agreed to take 100 refugees from Syria after the United Nations called on the international community for help....

NZ to take 100 Syrian refugees

05 February 2014New Zealand has agreed to take 100 refugees from Syria after the United Nations called on the international community for help.

NZ - a dream home for millions of would-be migrants: poll

01 February 2014New Zealand is a dream migration destination for millions around the globe, and our population could rise by 134 per cent if everyone could choose to live where they wanted, a survey has found....

NZ - a dream home for millions of would-be migrants: poll

01 February 2014New Zealand is a dream migration destination for millions around the globe, and our population could rise by 134 per cent if everyone could choose to live where they wanted, a survey has found.

Lawyer says authorities too slow on shonky immigration advisers

23 January 2014An immigration lawyer says authorities ignored warnings about an unlicensed adviser who preyed on pacific people....

Lawyer says authorities too slow on shonky immigration advisers

23 January 2014An immigration lawyer says authorities ignored warnings about an unlicensed adviser who preyed on pacific people.

Employers urge change to visa rules

23 January 2014Employers are complaining they are struggling to retain skilled staff hired from overseas....

Employers urge change to visa rules

23 January 2014Employers are complaining they are struggling to retain skilled staff hired from overseas.

Thousands to leave UK for New Zealand construction boom?

07 January 2014Migration experts predict that thousands of Brits will leave the UK to start a new life in New Zealand as the country enjoys a major construction boom. ...

Thousands to leave UK for New Zealand construction boom?

07 January 2014Migration experts predict that thousands of Brits will leave the UK to start a new life in New Zealand as the country enjoys a major construction boom.

Lawyers on secret blacklist

21 November 2013Immigration New Zealand has a secret blacklist with the names of 185 lawyers and immigration advisers it claims have questionable characters....

Lawyers on secret blacklist

21 November 2013Immigration New Zealand has a secret blacklist with the names of 185 lawyers and immigration advisers it claims have questionable characters.

Minister disputes claim asylum seekers bought NZ papers

20 November 2013Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says officials are looking at claims that asylum seekers in the Middle East have bought false New Zealand visas and passports and successfully crossed our border....

Minister disputes claim asylum seekers bought NZ papers

20 November 2013Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says officials are looking at claims that asylum seekers in the Middle East have bought false New Zealand visas and passports and successfully crossed our border.

Heated protest in Parliament

19 November 2013Parliament was interrupted by a heated protest in the public gallery this afternoon by a group of people demanding justice on an immigration issue....

Heated protest in Parliament

19 November 2013Parliament was interrupted by a heated protest in the public gallery this afternoon by a group of people demanding justice on an immigration issue.

Immigration NZ forced to reassess hundreds of applications

07 November 2013Immigration NZ has been forced to reassess hundreds of declined visa applications after an investigation by the Ombudsman found it had wrongly turned down the partners of Indian migrants....

Immigration NZ forced to reassess hundreds of applications

07 November 2013Immigration NZ has been forced to reassess hundreds of declined visa applications after an investigation by the Ombudsman found it had wrongly turned down the partners of Indian migrants.

Immigration visa scam at Wintec

01 November 2013A bogus Immigration official is allegedly bullying Wintec students to pay them to stay in the country....

Immigration visa scam at Wintec

01 November 2013A bogus Immigration official is allegedly bullying Wintec students to pay them to stay in the country.

Migration climbs to 10-year high

21 October 2013New Zealand had its highest net gain of migrants in more than 10 years last month, as even fewer Kiwis left for Australia....

Migration climbs to 10-year high

21 October 2013New Zealand had its highest net gain of migrants in more than 10 years last month, as even fewer Kiwis left for Australia.

Migrant workforce key in the new NZ

14 October 2013New Zealanders who die or leave the country permanently are being replaced by citizens of other nations, as immigration changes the face of New Zealand's society and workforce....

Migrant workforce key in the new NZ

14 October 2013New Zealanders who die or leave the country permanently are being replaced by citizens of other nations, as immigration changes the face of New Zealand's society and workforce.

New work rights for foreign students

11 October 2013Low-quality education providers will face the axe and universities and schools considered "high quality" will enjoy privileges, including the ability to offer prioritised visa processing to students. ...

New work rights for foreign students

11 October 2013Low-quality education providers will face the axe and universities and schools considered "high quality" will enjoy privileges, including the ability to offer prioritised visa processing to students.

Students fighting against closure

28 September 2013International students at a private training school shut down by the Qualifications Authority are petitioning it to keep the school open....

Students fighting against closure

28 September 2013International students at a private training school shut down by the Qualifications Authority are petitioning it to keep the school open.

Englishman wins battle to stay in NZ

28 September 2013In the end it was a TV reporter who brought the news Martyn Payne had been waiting eight years to hear....

Englishman wins battle to stay in NZ

28 September 2013In the end it was a TV reporter who brought the news Martyn Payne had been waiting eight years to hear.

Community plea against Martyn Payne's deportation

28 August 2013Immigration has spoken and Northland man Martyn Payne must go. Martyn had invested in New Zealand and built up a small business in the Northland town of Kapiro....

Community plea against Martyn Payne's deportation

28 August 2013Immigration has spoken and Northland man Martyn Payne must go. Martyn had invested in New Zealand and built up a small business in the Northland town of Kapiro.

Migrant job policy 'flawed'

26 August 2013Immigration's rules for student graduates part of reason for scams, says AUT researcher....

Migrant job policy 'flawed'

26 August 2013Immigration's rules for student graduates part of reason for scams, says AUT researcher.

NZ feeling crunch on skilled truckies

21 August 2013Opinion is split on Immigration NZ's decision to remove truckies from its Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL), but most industry insiders agree New Zealand has a lack of quality drivers....

NZ feeling crunch on skilled truckies

21 August 2013Opinion is split on Immigration NZ's decision to remove truckies from its Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL), but most industry insiders agree New Zealand has a lack of quality drivers.

New Zealand Residence Programme: Skilled Migrant Category fortnightly

21 August 2013The SMC EOI selection took place at approximately 1.00pm NZ time on Wednesday August 21, 2013....

New Zealand Residence Programme: Skilled Migrant Category fortnightly

21 August 2013The SMC EOI selection took place at approximately 1.00pm NZ time on Wednesday August 21, 2013.

Overweight chef 'quite confident' he can stay in NZ

19 August 2013A South African immigrant who faces deportation for being clinically obese has given the Government a medical report showing he has a four per cent risk of suffering a heart attack in the next five years....

Overweight chef 'quite confident' he can stay in NZ

19 August 2013A South African immigrant who faces deportation for being clinically obese has given the Government a medical report showing he has a four per cent risk of suffering a heart attack in the next five years.

Immigration adviser refuses to pay fine

05 June 2013An immigration adviser fined after the industry's watchdog determined he ripped off a vulnerable woman and made disparaging comments about people based on their ethnicity says he will not pay up and wants the decision overturned....

Immigration adviser refuses to pay fine

05 June 2013An immigration adviser fined after the industry's watchdog determined he ripped off a vulnerable woman and made disparaging comments about people based on their ethnicity says he will not pay up and wants the decision overturned.

Restaurateur 'took advantage' of elderly couple - ERA

28 May 2013An Auckland restaurateur who took $7000 from an elderly Chinese couple who were seeking his help with their daughter's immigration case by getting her a job in his kitchen has lost his employment battle. ...

Restaurateur 'took advantage' of elderly couple - ERA

28 May 2013An Auckland restaurateur who took $7000 from an elderly Chinese couple who were seeking his help with their daughter's immigration case by getting her a job in his kitchen has lost his employment battle.

50 Indian residency applications declined due to unlicensed agent

17 May 2013More than 50 residency applications from India have been turned down after officials found they had come from an unlicensed agent....

50 Indian residency applications declined due to unlicensed agent

17 May 2013More than 50 residency applications from India have been turned down after officials found they had come from an unlicensed agent.

Immigration to review priority procedures

10 May 2013Immigration New Zealand says it will work on how to prioritise immigration cases after the Chief Ombudsman ruled that it had unreasonably delayed the processing of an urgent residency application....

Immigration to review priority procedures

10 May 2013Immigration New Zealand says it will work on how to prioritise immigration cases after the Chief Ombudsman ruled that it had unreasonably delayed the processing of an urgent residency application.

Most immigrants feel they belong in NZ

06 May 2013The majority of migrants to New Zealand strongly feel that they belong here, and long-term migrants are even more likely than New Zealand-born residents to vote, according to new Statistics New Zealand research....

Most immigrants feel they belong in NZ

06 May 2013The majority of migrants to New Zealand strongly feel that they belong here, and long-term migrants are even more likely than New Zealand-born residents to vote, according to new Statistics New Zealand research.

Migrant scheme fuels $71m property deal

23 April 2013Ex-Takapuna Grammar student and Malaysian migrant King Khoo completed one of this year's largest commercial deals to fulfil the terms of the business migrant scheme. ...

Migrant scheme fuels $71m property deal

23 April 2013Ex-Takapuna Grammar student and Malaysian migrant King Khoo completed one of this year's largest commercial deals to fulfil the terms of the business migrant scheme.

Imported workers fill rebuild gaps

17 April 2013Training body works to boost number of engineering and trade apprentices as construction industry takes off....

Imported workers fill rebuild gaps

17 April 2013Training body works to boost number of engineering and trade apprentices as construction industry takes off.

Chinese students set for visa fast-track

09 April 2013Chinese students and their families could soon find it easier to enter New Zealand under a new visa agreement....

Chinese students set for visa fast-track

09 April 2013Chinese students and their families could soon find it easier to enter New Zealand under a new visa agreement.

Study leads to new home for many

02 April 2013International students are an important source of skilled migrants, and 38 per cent of those who qualified for residency as skilled migrants last year were former international students, Immigration New Zealand says....

Study leads to new home for many

02 April 2013International students are an important source of skilled migrants, and 38 per cent of those who qualified for residency as skilled migrants last year were former international students, Immigration New Zealand says.

Immigration taken to task over visa risk management

19 March 2013Big changes recommended after audit following Beijing fraud turns up anomalies....

Immigration taken to task over visa risk management

19 March 2013Big changes recommended after audit following Beijing fraud turns up anomalies.

Foreign students turned off by NZ

19 March 2013Labour blames dodgy education providers and agents for drop in fee-paying customers from abroad....

Foreign students turned off by NZ

19 March 2013Labour blames dodgy education providers and agents for drop in fee-paying customers from abroad.

China students barred in visa clamp

04 March 2013International students returning from China after their holidays are being denied entry to New Zealand and having their visas cancelled because they have not made good progress on their courses....

China students barred in visa clamp

04 March 2013International students returning from China after their holidays are being denied entry to New Zealand and having their visas cancelled because they have not made good progress on their courses.

$9m bill for deportations

27 February 2013Call for illegal migrants to leave at own cost as Government still $8m out of pocket....

$9m bill for deportations

27 February 2013Call for illegal migrants to leave at own cost as Government still $8m out of pocket.

Forger's job letter backfires

15 February 2013A woman caught forging papers in an immigration scam supplied a supportive letter in her bid to avoid jail - but is now in prison because the letter was fake....

Forger's job letter backfires

15 February 2013A woman caught forging papers in an immigration scam supplied a supportive letter in her bid to avoid jail - but is now in prison because the letter was fake.

Fake immigration adviser sentenced

08 February 2013A woman who posed as an immigration adviser and took cash from people and falsely promised them jobs has been sentenced to 10 months home detention and ordered to pay more than $70,000 to her victims....

Fake immigration adviser sentenced

08 February 2013A woman who posed as an immigration adviser and took cash from people and falsely promised them jobs has been sentenced to 10 months home detention and ordered to pay more than $70,000 to her victims.

New Zealand Residence Programme: Skilled Migrant Category fortnightly

07 February 2013A selection of Expressions of Interest (EOI) under the Skilled Migrant Category took place on 6 February 2013....

New Zealand Residence Programme: Skilled Migrant Category fortnightly

07 February 2013A selection of Expressions of Interest (EOI) under the Skilled Migrant Category took place on 6 February 2013.

Immigration warns of false work offers

31 January 2013Students in Singapore paying $4000 for chance to work in NZ. Immigration New Zealand has put out a global warning about fake New Zealand job offers being sold to international students in Singapore....

Immigration warns of false work offers

31 January 2013Students in Singapore paying $4000 for chance to work in NZ. Immigration New Zealand has put out a global warning about fake New Zealand job offers being sold to international students in Singapore.

Relative unknown moving quietly up political ladder

26 January 2013New minister of the Crown Michael Woodhouse was earmarked for higher office in his first term as a list MP....

Relative unknown moving quietly up political ladder

26 January 2013New minister of the Crown Michael Woodhouse was earmarked for higher office in his first term as a list MP.

Being a New Zealander opens door to life of privilege

19 December 2012Peter Durney: Being a New Zealander opens door to life of privilege ...

Being a New Zealander opens door to life of privilege

19 December 2012Peter Durney: Being a New Zealander opens door to life of privilege

Colleges stay suspended until new year

28 November 2012Immigration NZ will consider in the new year if it will prosecute four private training establishments found to be involved in an alleged illegal labour scam....

Colleges stay suspended until new year

28 November 2012Immigration NZ will consider in the new year if it will prosecute four private training establishments found to be involved in an alleged illegal labour scam.

Migrant chef paid boss $13k to keep job

26 November 2012A Chinese employer has to pay more than $46,000 after charging a migrant worker to work at a restaurant, and paying him only five times during his eight months of employment....

Migrant chef paid boss $13k to keep job

26 November 2012A Chinese employer has to pay more than $46,000 after charging a migrant worker to work at a restaurant, and paying him only five times during his eight months of employment.

We're victims: visa scam students

24 October 2012Chinese students appealing to remain in New Zealand after their visa applications were found to contain fake qualifications and falsified bank statements are claiming to be victims of the fraud....

We're victims: visa scam students

24 October 2012Chinese students appealing to remain in New Zealand after their visa applications were found to contain fake qualifications and falsified bank statements are claiming to be victims of the fraud.

Embracing ethnic diversity:Melting-pot reality okay with NewZealanders

01 October 201225 years after New Zealand abolished nationality preference for immigration, a week-long Herald investigation looks at the impact immigrants have had on the country's largest city....

Embracing ethnic diversity:Melting-pot reality okay with NewZealanders

01 October 201225 years after New Zealand abolished nationality preference for immigration, a week-long Herald investigation looks at the impact immigrants have had on the country's largest city.

2012 NZAMI Annual Conference

12 September 2012The 2012 NZAMI Annual Conference was the immigration event of the Year! A full house and hugely successful. See some of the photos from the Conference here!...
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12 September 2012The 2012 NZAMI Annual Conference was the immigration event of the Year! A full house and hugely successful. See some of the photos from the Conference here!
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Immigration policy not SME-friendly

11 September 2012The answer to the skills shortage lies in more consistent visa processing; integration between government and industry; and industry-specific training for immigration case managers. That's according to small business owners, who say while immigration policy isn't stopping them from finding skilled foreign workers there is room for improvement...

Immigration policy not SME-friendly

11 September 2012The answer to the skills shortage lies in more consistent visa processing; integration between government and industry; and industry-specific training for immigration case managers. That's according to small business owners, who say while immigration policy isn't stopping them from finding skilled foreign workers there is room for improvement

Organised student job scam probed

08 September 2012Immigration NZ has started an investigation into the organised use of international students as a front for illegal labour scams....

Organised student job scam probed

08 September 2012Immigration NZ has started an investigation into the organised use of international students as a front for illegal labour scams.

Office unable to link China staff to fake visas

06 September 2012Attempts to link Chinese staff of Immigration NZ and Chinese education agents to an immigration fraud that has seen nearly 300 fraudulent student visas issued from the agency's Beijing office have drawn a blank, the Herald has been told....

Office unable to link China staff to fake visas

06 September 2012Attempts to link Chinese staff of Immigration NZ and Chinese education agents to an immigration fraud that has seen nearly 300 fraudulent student visas issued from the agency's Beijing office have drawn a blank, the Herald has been told.

Rights to work extended for Canterbury students

09 August 2012Work rights for English language students in Canterbury will be extended, giving a boost to the export education sector in the region, Immigration Minister Nathan Guy says....

Rights to work extended for Canterbury students

09 August 2012Work rights for English language students in Canterbury will be extended, giving a boost to the export education sector in the region, Immigration Minister Nathan Guy says.

Changes to immigration health screening

27 July 2012Changes are being made to streamline and improve immigration health screening. The following changes take effect from 30 July 2012 and will affect all visa applicants who require immigration health screening. ...

Changes to immigration health screening

27 July 2012Changes are being made to streamline and improve immigration health screening. The following changes take effect from 30 July 2012 and will affect all visa applicants who require immigration health screening.

Visa fraud probe turns to private educators

24 July 2012Immigration New Zealand has started investigating 23 private training establishments in Auckland that enrolled more than 230 students from China who arrived on fraudulent visas. ...

Visa fraud probe turns to private educators

24 July 2012Immigration New Zealand has started investigating 23 private training establishments in Auckland that enrolled more than 230 students from China who arrived on fraudulent visas.

China agents ask $24k for fake qualifications

02 July 2012Chinese students are being promised a "guaranteed pathway" to gaining New Zealand residence by agents in the mainland who charge up to $24,000 to cheat on their behalf....

China agents ask $24k for fake qualifications

02 July 2012Chinese students are being promised a "guaranteed pathway" to gaining New Zealand residence by agents in the mainland who charge up to $24,000 to cheat on their behalf.

Immigration changes to strengthen export education

01 June 2012New Zealands $2.3 billion dollar export education industry will be strengthened through changes to immigration policy for international students announced today by Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman. ...

Immigration changes to strengthen export education

01 June 2012New Zealands $2.3 billion dollar export education industry will be strengthened through changes to immigration policy for international students announced today by Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman.

Dream of NZ study turns to nightmare

31 May 2012Indian student Avanpreet Singh came to New Zealand because it was a "dream study destination", but says his experience was more of a nightmare....

Dream of NZ study turns to nightmare

31 May 2012Indian student Avanpreet Singh came to New Zealand because it was a "dream study destination", but says his experience was more of a nightmare.

Research shows benefits of overseas worker scheme

30 May 2012New research on the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme shows it continues to have major benefits for workers, employers and the countries involved, says Immigration Minister Nathan Guy....

Research shows benefits of overseas worker scheme

30 May 2012New research on the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme shows it continues to have major benefits for workers, employers and the countries involved, says Immigration Minister Nathan Guy.

Businessman not guilty of fraud

24 May 2012A millionaire businessman at the centre of a political scandal has been found not guilty of immigration fraud charges....

Businessman not guilty of fraud

24 May 2012A millionaire businessman at the centre of a political scandal has been found not guilty of immigration fraud charges.

Migrant advisers angry incomplete applications are to be accepted

22 May 2012As a professional, I would never have submitted an incomplete application, and it's just ridiculous to be penalised for doing that....

Migrant advisers angry incomplete applications are to be accepted

22 May 2012As a professional, I would never have submitted an incomplete application, and it's just ridiculous to be penalised for doing that.

Migrants in court action over missed filing deadline

18 May 2012Migrants and immigration advisers are crying foul over Immigration New Zealand's "impossible" deadline for filing family sponsorship papers, and one religious ethnic organisation is taking the Immigration Minister to court over the matter....

Migrants in court action over missed filing deadline

18 May 2012Migrants and immigration advisers are crying foul over Immigration New Zealand's "impossible" deadline for filing family sponsorship papers, and one religious ethnic organisation is taking the Immigration Minister to court over the matter.

New Zealand taps immigrant entrepreneurs to open Asia-Pacific trade

17 May 2012The New Zealand government will launch a new platform Friday to boost private business opportunities for the country's growing population of immigrant entrepreneurs. ...

New Zealand taps immigrant entrepreneurs to open Asia-Pacific trade

17 May 2012The New Zealand government will launch a new platform Friday to boost private business opportunities for the country's growing population of immigrant entrepreneurs.

Immigration changes to strengthen export education

01 June 2011New Zealands $2.3 billion dollar export education industry will be strengthened through changes to immigration policy for international students announced today by Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman. ...

Immigration changes to strengthen export education

01 June 2011New Zealands $2.3 billion dollar export education industry will be strengthened through changes to immigration policy for international students announced today by Immigration Minister Jonathan Coleman.

Settlement Support Newsletter December 2010

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How to Register & Pay for Seminars & Conferences

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Need an Immigration Supervisor??

23 July 2010If you wish to enter the immigration adviser profession and need a qualified supervisor, you can find one under ABOUT NZAMI then LICENSED ADVISERS....

Need an Immigration Supervisor??

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