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3000 Brit builders helping reconstruct Christchurch

3000 Brit builders helping reconstruct Christchurch
New Zealand has recruited some 3,000 skilled construction workers from the UK to help rebuild Christchurch after the devastating earthquakes. In the three years following the February 2011 destruction of the centre of the South Island city Kiwi immigration officials have granted 3,000 visas to UK construction workers. The majority of...

Latest New Zealand statistics offer snapshot of Kiwi life

Latest New Zealand statistics offer snapshot of Kiwi life
The annual New Zealand statistical report gives a useful guide to would-be expats hoping to head for a new life on the opposite side of the world. Statistics New Zealand’s annual report acts as a shop window for the country, by detailing average prices of everyday needs, the feelings of Kiwi nationals and the options as regards location...

New Zealand urged to aggressively recruit more immigrants

New Zealand urged to aggressively recruit more immigrants
A Kiwi immigration think tank is urging the New Zealand government to actively encourage immigration at a higher level to drive business competition and push up incomes. The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is pushing for a more ambitious policy on population in order to raise skills levels and cope with ageing in the...

Dramatically increased immigration to New Zealand may stimulate economy

Dramatically increased immigration to New Zealand may stimulate economy
New Zealand’s most popular newspaper is calling on the government to allow more immigrants into the country in order to improve its long-term economy. In an editorial comment, the New Zealand Herald is urging the government to loosen up on immigration and drastically increase the number allowed in. Unless this is done, the editorial...

Murdoch News Corp face lawsuit for racism against Kiwi migrants

Murdoch News Corp face lawsuit for racism against Kiwi migrants
News Corp, owned by controversial media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is under fire for racist comments about Kiwi immigrants in several of its newspapers and may be sued by Kiwi rights group OzKiwi. Last Saturday, the Northern Territory News, the Brisbane Courier Mail and several other papers under the News Corp umbrella ran articles describing...

Husband and wife separated by UK Border Agency to be reunited

Husband and wife separated by UK Border Agency to be reunited
A couple who met and married later in life and were separated by the UK Border Agency and its new rules will now be reunited in New Zealand. After a three-year romance and a wedding last year, Gavin and Sarah Clarke were hoping to live happily ever after in their Withernsea home. Their dream was shattered when Gavin, a 59-year old Kiwi,...

Kiwi emigration to Australia up by 40 per cent

Kiwi emigration to Australia up by 40 per cent
Economic migration from New Zealand to Australia has increased by at least 40 per cent since the global financial meltdown, with jobless Kiwis flocking to Australia to find work. New Zealand is estimated to have lost 12 per cent of its population to its northern neighbour, as those with a clean police record are allowed to enter Australia...

New Zealand to field two new entrepreneur visa programmes

New Zealand to field two new entrepreneur visa programmes
The New Zealand government is to introduce two new entrepreneur visa categories as a replacement for the current Long Term Business Visa programme. The new categories are to be introduced in March 2014, and will use a points-based system focusing on business experience, innovation, job creation, export potential, age and a business plan...

New Zealand Immigration Adviser Act review to improve quality

New Zealand Immigration Adviser Act review to improve quality
The Kiwi Immigration Advisers Licensing Act is to undergo a full review to eliminate questionable conduct and bad faith amongst immigrant advisors. The review was announced by New Zealand’s Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse earlier this week and is intended to root out advisors acting in a manner likely to harm their clients and...

Survey shows New Zealand emigrants happy with their lot

Survey shows New Zealand emigrants happy with their lot
A New Zealand government survey has revealed that recent emigrants to the island country are more than happy with their new jobs and lifestyles. New Zealand has traditionally been a destination of choice for immigrants from the West, particularly those from the United Kingdom. The survey showed that 25 per cent of the country’s employed...

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