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Kiwi Immigration takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of New Zealand Immigration law. Stay up to date with the recent changes.

13 Jan 2022

New border exceptions

We are currently awaiting new border exceptions to come into play, 2022 promises to be...

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12 Dec 2021

Domestic tertiary student eligibility change

As part of the Government’s one-off 2021 Resident Visa dependent children of eligible migrants will...

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29 Sep 2021

New 2021 Resident Visa

On 30 September 2021, the Government announced a new one-off residence visa pathway for some...

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15 Jul 2021

Easier rules for work visa holders

Very good news for work visa holders were released today. From 19 July, Essential Skills...

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11 Jun 2021

Median wage increases to $27 per hour in July

INZ announced that from from 19 July 2021 Essential Skills visa applications will be assessed...

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08 Jun 2021

Travel from Greater Melbourne paused

Quarantine-free travel from Greater Melbourne to New Zealand has been paused. Visa applications and NZeTA requests can still...

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09 May 2021

Immigration Minister’s powers extended to May 2023

In 2020, the Government fast-tracked legislation to respond immigration issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak....

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07 May 2021

Changes to work visas were announced by INZ

The new Accredited Employer Work Visa and associated accreditation standards will be introduced on 01...

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20 Apr 2021

New border exceptions for partners

INZ are relaxing certain restrictions on travel to New Zealand on 30 April 2021. Some...

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12 Apr 2021

New Zealand opens border with Australia

From 19 April 2021 quarantine-free travel will allow more movement between New Zealand and safe...

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