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Immigration New Zealand accused of running a visa factory

Immigration New Zealand accused of running a visa factory
Earlier this week, a New Zealand member of parliament accused the Kiwi immigration authority of becoming a rubber-stamping visa factory guilty of serious errors. The Right Honorable Winston Peters claimed that anyone and everyone was being let in in order to cover up the number of NZ citizens who are emigrating. Peters asked the Prime...

Remote New Zealand dairy farms need more migrant workers

Remote New Zealand dairy farms need more migrant workers
The Federated Farmers Organisation is launching an online help page with a tool which simplifies the costly and complex process of employing migrant workers. According to figures released by New Zealand Immigration, the demand for migrants with experience in dairy farming is rising sharply. Farm owners and managers in the more remote areas...

Immigration New Zealand warns of increasing visa scams

Immigration New Zealand warns of increasing visa scams
Potential migrants to New Zealand are being warned by the country’s immigration department that immigration scams are becoming more common as the country becomes more popular. The scams themselves are versions of common attempts to defraud being practices in many Western countries. The most usual is perpetrated by scammers placing...

New Zealand Immigration removes hospitality sector jobs from skills shortage list

New Zealand Immigration removes hospitality sector jobs from skills shortage list
The New Zealand government is removing key jobs in the hospitality industry for its immigration skills shortage list as it believes local Kiwis can fill the vacant positions. The move to nationalise all jobs in the hospitality industry is expected to hit the restaurant sector the hardest, according to its representatives, who claim...

New Zealand issues new rules for international students

New Zealand issues new rules for international students
Under the recently-issued new visa and employment rules, overseas students arriving to study in New Zealand will find it easier to work whilst continuing their education. The visa/work package, unveiled yesterday by the New Zealand government, is aimed at attracting more international students to the country’s further education and...

New Zealand PM tasks UK government over unfair visa restrictions for Kiwis

New Zealand PM tasks UK government over unfair visa restrictions for Kiwis
During his official visit to the UK, Kiwi Prime Minister John Key is holding talks with UK government representatives over the difficulties faced by Kiwis wishing to enter Britain. Mr Key’s visit to the UK was prompted by an invitation from Queen Elizabeth to spend a weekend at Balmoral, her Scottish retreat. Whilst in London he held...

New Zealand net immigration figures still rising

New Zealand net immigration figures still rising
August’s figures for net migration to the country have been rising each month during 2013, with fewer New Zealanders leaving for Australia and increased numbers of migrant arrivals from overseas. The attraction of Australia as regards job prospects and higher salaries which has led to exceptionally high migration across the strait is now...

Nigerian visa scammer still in fake marriage after sentencing

Nigerian visa scammer still in fake marriage after sentencing
In spite of his fake marriage to an Auckland woman in 2004, arranged so that he could obtain permanent residency ad work permit, Nigerian immigration scammer Anthony Okechukwu is still living with his wife. Okechukwu was convicted last month and sentenced to eight months’ home detention for providing misleading and false information to...

Kiwi immigration webcast hits the spot with Brit construction workers

Kiwi immigration webcast hits the spot with Brit construction workers
The innovative webcast featuring the Christchurch rebuild was broadcast live on 25 August directly from New Zealand and was deliberately aimed at British engineers and construction workers. Christchurch’s ongoing Tale of Two Cities followed the devastating February 2011 earthquake which destroyed the city centre, destabilised the...

Kiwis call for open door policy for immigrants to the UK

Kiwis call for open door policy for immigrants to the UK
A call by Mayor of London Boris Johnson for UK immigration rules to be relaxed for Commonwealth citizens including New Zealanders has been backed by Kiwis already in the UK. The mayor’s controversial request for an overhaul of immigration rules to include a relaxation of requirements for Australians and Kiwis is being supported by TNT...

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