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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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How long is a piece of string, really?

For those of you in the age demographic closer to my own you may remember...
May 27, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Who’d be a politician?

Who would be a politician? For some reason there is plenty who would. It is...
April 15, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Tap on Tap off

It’s easy to turn the migrant tap off. However, when you want/need/are begging for the...
April 1, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Coming Home to New Zealand

Good things come to those who wait. So counselled my dearly departed mum. Well, we...
March 18, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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When Opportunity Knocks

The Southern Man takes a break this week as he packs his suitcases (and hopefully...
March 4, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Work Visa Changes For NZ

It is really interesting that my predictions of New Zealand moving to a more micromanaged...
February 18, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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NZ Border Reopening Plan – The Fish Hooks

The New Zealand border is, in a staggered way, opening up between now and October....
February 4, 2022
Iain MacLeod
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Exemptions

This is my last post (can you hear the lone bugler?) and while I was going...
December 17, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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It’s Time for the Auditor General

If any further evidence was needed that the Immigration Department (INZ) of New Zealand is...
December 3, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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NZ (Almost) Lowers the Drawbridge

In a statement made at 1pm today our Covid response Minister, Chris Hipkins, announced New...
November 24, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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Fortune Favours the Bold

There is no doubt that the last five weeks in New Zealand has been a...
November 5, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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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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And the Winner is…Virtually Everybody!

In a blog a few weeks ago (read here) I explained how I would solve the...
October 1, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

There’s an old saying that actions speak louder than words. A few weeks ago the...
July 23, 2021
Iain MacLeod