Days to the General Election: 28
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Immigration NZ

11th Sep 20, 11:35am
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
Labour pledges to let around 1,400 critical workers through the border every month; Doesn't signal intention to expand managed isolation capacity for now
11th Sep 20, 11:35am
30th Jun 20, 12:27pm
APEC to be hosted virtually, as Government can't guarantee it'll be able to let large numbers of people into NZ from late-2020 ahead of the November 2021 event
APEC to be hosted virtually, as Government can't guarantee it'll be able to let large numbers of people into NZ from late-2020 ahead of the November 2021 event
30th Jun 20, 12:27pm
19th Jun 20, 10:59am
The number of work and residency visas being issued is picking up again but new student visas are almost non-existent
The number of work and residency visas being issued is picking up again but new student visas are almost non-existent
19th Jun 20, 10:59am
28th Feb 20, 10:59am
Work and student visa approvals at 10-year high, residence visa approvals at 10-year low
Work and student visa approvals at 10-year high, residence visa approvals at 10-year low
28th Feb 20, 10:59am
11th Dec 19, 9:00am
The number of work visas being approved is rising strongly while residency visas are falling
The number of work visas being approved is rising strongly while residency visas are falling
11th Dec 19, 9:00am
31st Oct 19, 9:51am
Almost 35,000 residence visas and 246,705 work visas approved in year to September
Almost 35,000 residence visas and 246,705 work visas approved in year to September
31st Oct 19, 9:51am
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
10th Sep 19, 3:37pm
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment briefing paper says New Zealand authorities are grappling with unprecedented threats to the integrity of the immigration system
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment briefing paper says New Zealand authorities are grappling with unprecedented threats to the integrity of the immigration system
10th Sep 19, 3:37pm
28th Aug 19, 9:47am
Work visa approvals are growing strongly while residence visa approvals are declining and student visas flat, Greg Ninness discovers
Work visa approvals are growing strongly while residence visa approvals are declining and student visas flat, Greg Ninness discovers
28th Aug 19, 9:47am
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
The National Party is proposing a new Primary Sector Visa for migrant labour, as well as an expansion of the existing seasonal work scheme and expansion of working holiday visas
13th Jun 19, 1:29pm
8th Apr 19, 5:43pm
Government instructs Royal Commission of Inquiry into Christchurch terror attacks to work with 'urgency' and report back by December
Government instructs Royal Commission of Inquiry into Christchurch terror attacks to work with 'urgency' and report back by December
8th Apr 19, 5:43pm
[Updated]
25th Mar 19, 4:01pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces inquiry into Christchurch mosque terror attacks will be a Royal Commission
[Updated]
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces inquiry into Christchurch mosque terror attacks will be a Royal Commission
25th Mar 19, 4:01pm
18th Mar 19, 8:44pm
GCSB and SIS flag lack of intel on Christchurch attack, as Govt announces inquiry into what authorities knew or should've known
GCSB and SIS flag lack of intel on Christchurch attack, as Govt announces inquiry into what authorities knew or should've known
18th Mar 19, 8:44pm
22nd Jun 17, 8:04am
David Hargreaves wonders, given the national obsession for housing, whether there could be better 'official' information available on market trends
David Hargreaves wonders, given the national obsession for housing, whether there could be better 'official' information available on market trends
22nd Jun 17, 8:04am
24th May 17, 2:06pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Fonterra surprises with a more optimistic forecast for next year and a strong one for this
The Weekly Dairy Report: Fonterra surprises with a more optimistic forecast for next year and a strong one for this
24th May 17, 2:06pm
18th May 17, 11:03am
Andrew Little casts doubt on 2015 immigration change that awarded bonus points to immigrants who went to regions; Cites anecdotal evidence that many move to Auckland after a year
Andrew Little casts doubt on 2015 immigration change that awarded bonus points to immigrants who went to regions; Cites anecdotal evidence that many move to Auckland after a year
18th May 17, 11:03am
17th May 17, 2:51pm
Aussie wage growth stagnated at a record low last quarter. This matters for New Zealand (read Auckland) housing, migration and infrastructure pressures
Aussie wage growth stagnated at a record low last quarter. This matters for New Zealand (read Auckland) housing, migration and infrastructure pressures
17th May 17, 2:51pm
3rd May 17, 3:04pm
The case of truck drivers highlights how confusing NZ's work visa and immigration settings can be; It also shows the shortage might be working in encouraging the industry to figure out how to attract more locals
The case of truck drivers highlights how confusing NZ's work visa and immigration settings can be; It also shows the shortage might be working in encouraging the industry to figure out how to attract more locals
3rd May 17, 3:04pm
30th Apr 17, 6:02am
The episode when Alex and his political advisor Sandy try to dig through the numbers in an attempt to come up with a coherent immigration policy
The episode when Alex and his political advisor Sandy try to dig through the numbers in an attempt to come up with a coherent immigration policy
30th Apr 17, 6:02am
21st Apr 17, 7:50am
An Immigration NZ sample of 600 live Skilled Migrant Category applications in March shows 57% were for jobs offering less than the new median wage threshold
An Immigration NZ sample of 600 live Skilled Migrant Category applications in March shows 57% were for jobs offering less than the new median wage threshold
21st Apr 17, 7:50am
Days to the General Election: 28
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