Days to the General Election: 24
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immigration

22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
14th Sep 20, 2:11pm
New Zealand experiences negative population growth from migration for the first time in seven years
New Zealand experiences negative population growth from migration for the first time in seven years
14th Sep 20, 2:11pm
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
9th Sep 20, 4:27pm
The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
The Government has announced new border exceptions that will allow temporary work visa holders to return to NZ; new exceptions will now also be made to allow partners of NZ citizens and residents to return here
9th Sep 20, 4:27pm
20th Aug 20, 1:35pm
The COVID-19 lockdown appears to have had only a minor impact on overseas student numbers so far and may have had no impact on migrant worker numbers
The COVID-19 lockdown appears to have had only a minor impact on overseas student numbers so far and may have had no impact on migrant worker numbers
20th Aug 20, 1:35pm
16th Aug 20, 8:02am
Any debate on immigration has to consider the fixed natural resources that have to be spread across increasing numbers of citizens
Any debate on immigration has to consider the fixed natural resources that have to be spread across increasing numbers of citizens
16th Aug 20, 8:02am
13th Aug 20, 11:57am
Migration's impact on housing demand is now almost negligible, which should ease housing supply pressures over coming months
Migration's impact on housing demand is now almost negligible, which should ease housing supply pressures over coming months
13th Aug 20, 11:57am
13th Aug 20, 9:03am
Massey University's Paul Spoonley says we need to have a comprehensive and informed discussion about population change and options sooner rather than later
Massey University's Paul Spoonley says we need to have a comprehensive and informed discussion about population change and options sooner rather than later
13th Aug 20, 9:03am
12th Aug 20, 11:56am
Early estimates suggest only 35% of returning kiwis will remain in the country long term
Early estimates suggest only 35% of returning kiwis will remain in the country long term
12th Aug 20, 11:56am
7th Aug 20, 2:32pm
As the September 19 election looms, against the backdrop of COVID-19, right here is the place for some key public policy debates
As the September 19 election looms, against the backdrop of COVID-19, right here is the place for some key public policy debates
7th Aug 20, 2:32pm
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29th Jul 20, 1:13pm
Kiwis abroad who visit New Zealand for less than 90 days to be charged for staying in managed isolation, as will New Zealanders who leave the country now, and some temporary visa holders
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Kiwis abroad who visit New Zealand for less than 90 days to be charged for staying in managed isolation, as will New Zealanders who leave the country now, and some temporary visa holders
29th Jul 20, 1:13pm
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration - Refugees
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration - Refugees
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Immigration
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
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22nd Jul 20, 5:50pm
Number of returning kiwis who can stay in managed isolation limited to less than 7000, as no new facilities are being brought on for now
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Number of returning kiwis who can stay in managed isolation limited to less than 7000, as no new facilities are being brought on for now
22nd Jul 20, 5:50pm
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22nd Jul 20, 11:20am
Iain Lees-Galloway 'dismissed' by Prime Minister for having a consensual affair with an employee of an agency he oversaw; Matter was initially raised with Judith Collins
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Iain Lees-Galloway 'dismissed' by Prime Minister for having a consensual affair with an employee of an agency he oversaw; Matter was initially raised with Judith Collins
22nd Jul 20, 11:20am
22nd Jul 20, 9:25am
Work, student and residence visa approvals steadily rising, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment figures show
Work, student and residence visa approvals steadily rising, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment figures show
22nd Jul 20, 9:25am
16th Jul 20, 8:27am
New Zealand residents have been leaving the country at a greater pace than they have been arriving back
New Zealand residents have been leaving the country at a greater pace than they have been arriving back
16th Jul 20, 8:27am
8th Jul 20, 2:14pm
NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
8th Jul 20, 2:14pm
8th Jul 20, 12:09pm
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
8th Jul 20, 12:09pm
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
Days to the General Election: 24
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