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The number of people in New Zealand on work or student visas continues declining, but the rate of decline is relatively slow
16th Sep 21, 12:13pm
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The number of people in New Zealand on work or student visas continues declining, but the rate of decline is relatively slow
Population growth from migration rises in July with more than 3000 long term arrivals a month coming to New Zealand
11th Sep 21, 9:05am
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Population growth from migration rises in July with more than 3000 long term arrivals a month coming to New Zealand
The number of people in New Zealand on work visas has declined by 40,000 since March last year
18th Aug 21, 7:54am
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The number of people in New Zealand on work visas has declined by 40,000 since March last year
The number of New Zealand citizens returning home from overseas is starting to taper off
13th Aug 21, 11:46am
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The number of New Zealand citizens returning home from overseas is starting to taper off
Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
9th Aug 21, 1:21pm
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Journalists have a yarn about immigration settings being in flux, who will feel the pinch of tighter mortgage lending restrictions, and next Wednesday's big interest rate decision
NZIER's Peter Wilson & Julie Fry call on the Government to issue the 240,000+ short-term migrants a one-off right to remain here, and clear the backlog of permanent residence visa applications
8th Aug 21, 6:01am
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NZIER's Peter Wilson & Julie Fry call on the Government to issue the 240,000+ short-term migrants a one-off right to remain here, and clear the backlog of permanent residence visa applications
Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
2nd Aug 21, 5:10pm
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Seasonal fruit-pickers from Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu to be let into NZ without quarantining from September
ACT lobbies the Government to let more people into New Zealand by reversing its yet-to-be-detailed 'immigration reset' and letting private hoteliers run managed isolation facilities
26th Jul 21, 10:25am
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ACT lobbies the Government to let more people into New Zealand by reversing its yet-to-be-detailed 'immigration reset' and letting private hoteliers run managed isolation facilities
Allan Barber highlights a desperate job shortage of Halal butchers in the meat industry that is jeopardising a $3.3 bln trade, and contrasts the approach to this issue with 'exceptions' for yachties, sports teams and film makers
16th Jul 21, 9:47am
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Allan Barber highlights a desperate job shortage of Halal butchers in the meat industry that is jeopardising a $3.3 bln trade, and contrasts the approach to this issue with 'exceptions' for yachties, sports teams and film makers
Government temporarily doubles the duration of the Essential Skills visa to two years for migrants with jobs that pay less than the median wage
16th Jul 21, 5:00am
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Government temporarily doubles the duration of the Essential Skills visa to two years for migrants with jobs that pay less than the median wage
Net migration gain of just 5743 in year to May, down from 87,473 in the previous 12 months
14th Jul 21, 11:37am
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Net migration gain of just 5743 in year to May, down from 87,473 in the previous 12 months
The Government is likely to take a more hands-on approach to immigration when border restrictions are eased, says Greg Ninness
9th Jul 21, 11:27am
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The Government is likely to take a more hands-on approach to immigration when border restrictions are eased, says Greg Ninness
Significant parts of the world are undergoing rapid demographic changes which will cap, even reduce, the global population. This will have big implications for food producers
30th Jun 21, 9:38am
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Significant parts of the world are undergoing rapid demographic changes which will cap, even reduce, the global population. This will have big implications for food producers
ANZ economists say that 'in the short run' the main impact of net immigration on the NZ economy is through the housing market
29th Jun 21, 3:51pm
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ANZ economists say that 'in the short run' the main impact of net immigration on the NZ economy is through the housing market
Nearly 80% of returnees to New Zealand in the five months to January didn't move into their own home, but were happy with their living situation
24th Jun 21, 5:46pm
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Nearly 80% of returnees to New Zealand in the five months to January didn't move into their own home, but were happy with their living situation
Overseas workers in New Zealand down 17% from peak, with overseas student numbers down 40%
21st Jun 21, 10:59am
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Overseas workers in New Zealand down 17% from peak, with overseas student numbers down 40%
Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
21st Jun 21, 5:47am
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Productivity Commission outlines the issues it'll be tackling in its inquiry into how New Zealand's immigration settings should be designed over the next few decades
The number of New Zealand citizens returning long-term at its lowest level since records began in 2002
14th Jun 21, 12:08pm
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The number of New Zealand citizens returning long-term at its lowest level since records began in 2002
The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
10th Jun 21, 8:31am
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The Government has extended work visas for 10,000 people already in the New Zealand and will allow 200 more dairy workers and 50 vets into the country
David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
25th May 21, 2:44pm
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David Hargreaves doubts any NZ Government will resolve the vexed migration issue till it first forms a proper population policy
ANZ report says the border closure means housing supply is catching up with demand but there's still uncertainty over future immigration settings
25th May 21, 1:09pm
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ANZ report says the border closure means housing supply is catching up with demand but there's still uncertainty over future immigration settings
Westpac economists see net migration in future at around half of the pre-Covid levels following the Government's review; huge reduction in economy's underlying growth rate; impact on housing market 
24th May 21, 2:07pm
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Westpac economists see net migration in future at around half of the pre-Covid levels following the Government's review; huge reduction in economy's underlying growth rate; impact on housing market 
The number of people in New Zealand on work or student visas has declined by 63,417 since its peak in February 2020
21st May 21, 10:18am
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The number of people in New Zealand on work or student visas has declined by 63,417 since its peak in February 2020
Government says NZ will need to stop relying on cheap low-skilled migrant workers, as it sets its sights on attracting 'high-value' investment
17th May 21, 6:12pm
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Government says NZ will need to stop relying on cheap low-skilled migrant workers, as it sets its sights on attracting 'high-value' investment
Net gain of NZ citizens and net loss of non-New Zealand citizens in the year to March, Statistics NZ says
17th May 21, 11:43am
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Net gain of NZ citizens and net loss of non-New Zealand citizens in the year to March, Statistics NZ says