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Enough Greek (language)!

In the last few weeks the world learnt a new letter of the Greek alphabet,...
December 10, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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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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Increase in Migrant Quota

Australia will soon be making an announcement regarding the number of visa places available for...
November 26, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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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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Time and Tide Wait for No Man

Given our gypsy lifestyle and exiled status waiting for the possibility of getting home to...
November 19, 2021
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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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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Go Home, Stay Home

When I was younger (much younger), like most New Zealand children, one of our favourite...
October 29, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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These are a Few of my Favourite Things

Australia will be opening its borders imminently and it’s been 18 months since many of...
October 22, 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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It’s Go Time

The Prime Minister of Australia recently announced lifting of travel restrictions and the ability for...
October 8, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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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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Does Australia Still Need a Regional Migration Policy?

In 2019 Australia announced a change to immigration policy aimed at greater emphasis upon regional...
September 24, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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What Awaits Skilled Migrants

I’ve been asking myself over the past few days what might happen to the visa...
September 14, 2021
Iain MacLeod
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The Times They are a Changing

Social and economic commentators are fond of telling us that Covid has been a game...
September 10, 2021
Myer Lipschitz
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Auckland versus SE Queensland

As many of you know my wife and I are sitting in south-east Queensland on...
September 3, 2021
Iain MacLeod