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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.

17 Feb 2020

INZ backlog and processing timeframes

Waiting for a decision on your visa application is stressful, this is why we would...

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03 Feb 2020

New NZQA assessment system

  NZQA will be introducing the changes to their assessment system on Monday 10 February...

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02 Feb 2020

Border closed for visitors from China

In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus which is spreading rapidly. The...

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15 Jan 2020

Pathway Student Visas stay permanently

The Pathway Student Visa pilot was introduced in December 2015 to enable international students to...

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19 Dec 2019

SMC salary minimum rises to $25.50 per hour

The remuneration thresholds are updated every year and are based on the New Zealand median...

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18 Dec 2019

Holiday break

  Hello everyone! Please note that we will be closed for holidays from Monday, 23...

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08 Nov 2019

ANZSCO changes

Great news for some occupations - you may now qualify for residence. Bookkeepers, Personal Care Assistants, Teachers' Aides, Bank...

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06 Oct 2019

Parent category is back in 2020 with 106k+ salary requirement

Applications for the Parent Resident Visa will open again from February 2020 with new criteria...

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18 Sep 2019

The Silver Fern Job Search Work Visa will close permanently

Immigration New Zealand permanently closes the Silver Fern Job Search Work Visa from October 7,...

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17 Sep 2019

Changes to temporary work visas announced

Over the next 18 months, INZ will be bringing in changes that affect some employers...

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