New Zealand Immigration News

 
Skilled New Zealanders are striving to get UK visa April 07, 2014
Skilled New Zealanders are striving to get UK visa

There has been a drop in the number of New Zealanders, travelling to United Kingdom under skilled migrant visas.The employers of United Kingdom have said that the decision to remove the category of highly skilled workers in 2011 has been considered as the main reason for the lack of the New Zealand’s skilled work...

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A New Pathway for British Entrepreneurs in New Zealand April 02, 2014
A New Pathway for British Entrepreneurs in New Zealand

To encourage the enterprising migrants, the government of New Zealand has launched an “entrepreneur work visa” to set up business in the country.It is believed that this program will support economic growth and help create more local jobs especially outside of Auckland. This scheme will assess the applicants ...

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Migration to New Zealand at 10-year high March 21, 2014
Migration to New Zealand at 10-year high

Statistics show immigration to New Zealand is at a 10-year high and that while Chinese constituted the biggest segment of migrants, fewer New Zealanders migrated to Australia. Adjusted seasonally, 3,500 total new migrants moved in February, the highest number since April of 2003, rising from 3,100 in January 2013, ac...

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China is now the largest source of migrants to New Zealand March 07, 2014
China is now the largest source of migrants to New Zealand

For the first time, China has overtaken the United Kingdom and has turned out to be the largest source of permanent immigrants to New Zealand.The annual report of ‘Migration Trends and Outlook’ has shown that Chinese have made up 15 % of the total 38,961 people who were allowed on a resident visa to New Zealand i...

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New Zealand government's 'harsh' decision regarding an immigrant's condition February 27, 2014
New Zealand government's 'harsh' decision regarding an immigrant's condition

According to new reports from New Zealand, a sick New Zealander, Sanil Kumar, who is on a migrant visa and has a health condition requiring kidney transplantation could be deported, because of an immigration department’s conclusion regarding his case. As per the Immigration department, it has been decided that if S...

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Some kiwis fight for Kiwis' rights in Australia February 26, 2014
Some kiwis fight for Kiwis' rights in Australia

According to some news reports, some New Zealanders who have migrated and settled in Australia have complaints, grievances, etc. about what they call as discriminatory laws. These laws sometimes even split families with some set of laws being applicable to some members of the family while another set of laws are applic...

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Hugh Laurie's 'tweets' regarding the Immigration Authority and Department February 21, 2014
Hugh Laurie's 'tweets' regarding the Immigration Authority and Department

British actor Hugh Laurie’s ‘humorous and tongue-in-cheek tweet’ aimed at New Zealand’s Immigration department or authority was only that: meant to be ‘humorous and tongue-in-cheek’ according to his publicist based in New Zealand, Ms. Michelle Lafferty. Hugh Laurie, both an actor and a musician, is popula...

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Study concludes that more migrants increase New Zealanad's incomes: NZIER February 15, 2014
Study concludes that more migrants increase New Zealanads incomes: NZIER

According to NZIER (New Zealand Institute of Economic Research Inc .), an institute providing a wide range of consulting services for clients in the public and private sectors, attracting and allowing more outside migrants into the country could dramatically increase the income of the nation domestically. Accordi...

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