IMMIGRATION BLOG

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Minister of Immigration’s Speech

The rumour mill has been working overtime since Friday on what announcements might be made...
May 17, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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Winds Of Change

INZ recently released more detail in regard to the upcoming Work Visa changes (which we...
May 14, 2021
Paul Janssen
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Second Time Round

It’s always easier the second time round. It was words to that effect made casually...
May 7, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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New Zealand Work Visa Process Changes

INZ is starting to drip feed the details of the new work visa processes upon...
May 7, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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The Cruelty Shown To Split Families

A little over a month ago, the Prime Minister of New Zealand admitted when questioned...
April 21, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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Holding Immigration Bureaucrats To Account

I have always been a political animal. Which is to say I take an interest...
April 20, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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INZ Hypocricy Exposed Again

Trust us, we’re from the Government. This has been ringing in my ears more times...
April 16, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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NZ Visas – The Next 12 (or 24) Months

Senior INZ officials held a zoom meeting earlier today with interested immigration advisors. They seem...
March 26, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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Will INZ pool selections resume in march?

It is coming up 12 months since the NZ Government quietly suspended selections of ‘Expressions...
February 19, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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A Good News Bad News Story

I am not sure if this is the good news or bad news story. It...
October 16, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Let’s Not Squander This Opportunity

Two weeks out from our general election we continue to see pressure being brought to...
October 2, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Reading Between The Lines

Last Friday something very strange happened. At the same time as the Government released a...
September 11, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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NZ Abandons Covid Elimination Strategy

The battle lines seemingly are now drawn. The national economy or the health of the...
September 4, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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Trust Me, I Am A Bureaucrat

New Zealand and Australia long ago socialised education, healthcare and social security. I’ve always believed...
August 21, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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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