IMMIGRATION BLOG

Economy

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It’s raining jobs in NZ and AUS

It’s raining jobs in New Zealand. It’s pouring jobs in Australia. Recruiters are saying they...
June 16, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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A Perfect Storm

Our Prime Minister plans to open the Australian border to foreign skilled workers before year...
November 12, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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Is New Zealand going to close the doors?

Is New Zealand closing its doors to immigrants once the great deck clearing is complete?...
October 15, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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What Makes A Skilled Migrant?

If we accept that Covid 19 and the resulting Australian and New Zealand border closures...
March 19, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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First Day Back

In summer I enjoy one of the benefits of living in Melbourne and cycle to...
January 29, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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Light at the end of the Australian Tunnel

Melbourne is about to be released from the constraints of the longest lockdown in any...
November 6, 2020
Myer Lipschitz
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What is that light I see?

Recent surveys show that the New Zealand economy is showing strong signs of a rebound...
October 30, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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A Shot In The Arm

If we ever needed reminding that 2020 was a strange year last night we saw...
October 8, 2020
Myer Lipschitz
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INZ About To Run Out Of Answers

New Zealand awoke to the most bizarre news this week – in the June quarter...
August 7, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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NZ Labour Shortage: Emergency Declared

As clients feel the ’lead weight in the pit of their stomach’ feeling as they...
April 12, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Work Visa Changes On The Way

Happy New Year to one and all. What does 2019 hold for immigration to New...
January 11, 2019
Iain MacLeod
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Unemployment Close To Historic Low

During last year’s election season when there was much talk from the politicians of toughening...
November 23, 2018
Iain MacLeod
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Australia: Tradesmen

One of the categories of occupations most needed in Australia and New Zealand is the...
September 21, 2018
Myer Lipschitz
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Two Brothers – The Rand And The New Zealand Dollar

he greatest fear of most South Africans leaving behind an increasingly beleaguered economy and job...
August 3, 2018
Iain MacLeod
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Too Man Jobs, Not Enough Workers

The latest employment numbers were released this week for New Zealand and they show that...
November 3, 2017
Iain MacLeod