IMMIGRATION BLOG

Politics

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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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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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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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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
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A Fullstop on 2020

Tis the season in which everyone will want to share the lows of 2020 and...
December 22, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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A Roll of the Dice

Avid readers of our blog will be familiar with some of our recent posts, comparing...
December 17, 2020
Paul Janssen
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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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Immigration Policies for NZ’s Election

A month out from possibly the most important election in decades I decided to have...
September 11, 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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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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When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse

A competitor (a former employee and friend) emailed me a few days ago and said...
February 28, 2020
Iain MacLeod
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New Zealand ‘Values’ Test For Migrants

Last weekend NZ First, the smallest but most powerful of the three parties making up...
October 5, 2019
Iain MacLeod