Senior Licensed Immigration Adviser

 Kia Ora!

Sometimes life isn’t all rainbows and sunshine. Everyone faces hard times where it’s forecasted to be dark and gloomy, with seemingly constant showers. It is important to use these difficult times as life lessons growing and shaping you to blossom into a stronger and wiser person every day.
With the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s a new world out there. While the world is getting used to the ‘new normal’ it's been proven time and again that ‘Fortune favours the prepared mind’. We at Immigration Advisers New Zealand have been hard at work trying to keep our clients updated and informed at all times so that they can plan and prepare for the future. 
Through this newsletter, we endeavour to provide you with information and updates related to the new 2021 Resident Visa for migrants currently in New Zealand and the overseas critical health workers, new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) which has started replacing 6 existing temporary work visas, exciting news about border exception for 1000 international students to enter New Zealand by early next year etc.
Our team led by seven Licensed Immigration Advisers are determined to support you with your immigration-related queries/concerns. We are happy to assist you with our tailor-made solutions for the challenges that you may face in your immigration journey.
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Stay safe, Stay healthy!

Immigration Updates!

The new Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) will be implemented on 4th July 2022, by the New Zealand Government. Please note that the applications for accreditation will open on 9th May 2022. Migrant workers can only be hired on the new visa,...

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2021 Resident Visa Pak 488: Interim Processing Guidelines

On 8 November Immigration New Zealand ( INZ) has issued VISA PAK 488. This document outlines the interim process for Skilled Migrant Category ( SMC), Residence from Work (RFW) and Work to Residence (WTR) applications that are already in process...

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Talent (Accredited Employer), Long Term Skill Shortage List and Silver Fern Practical Experience Work Visa Categories Closed to Most Applicants

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2021 Resident Visa Announcement – Interim Processing Guidelines

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2021 Resident Visa: Know All About Scarce List Criteria

The announcement by the New Zealand Government of the new one-off 2021 Resident Visa on 30 September 2021 offers a seemingly easy pathway to residence. However, to be eligible, applicants must have been in New Zealand on 29 September 2021.

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2021 Resident Visa: Know All About Settled Criteria

The announcement by the New Zealand Government of the new one-off 2021 Resident Visa on 30 September 2021 offers a seemingly easy pathway to residence. However, to be eligible, applicants must have been in New Zealand on 29 September 2021 and be...

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Decoding The New One-Off 2021 Resident Visa Immigration...

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has amended the immigration instructions to implement the New 2021 Resident Visa Category by issuing an Amendment Circular dated 29 October 2021. The instructions cover the eligibility criteria, assessment process,...

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Education Updates!
NZ Approves Border Exception for 1000 International Students

Through an announcement dated 22 October 2021, New Zealand Government has approved 1,000 international tertiary students for border exception. NZ expects these students to start arriving from March-2022. Identifying the students for entering New...

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From the CE: Telling the story of international education

Introducing a toolkit to help you find and tell great stories in your communities about the contributions you and your international students are making to Aotearoa New Zealand. Kia ora koutou, I'm pleased to return with another update and much...

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APAC TVET Forum: Bringing us together

Experts in technical and vocational education will share ideas with leading government and industry figures from across the Asia Pacific region at a new virtual forum next month. The inaugural Asia Pacific Technical and Vocational Education and...

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General Updates!
Workplace exploitation of migrants to be investigated in ...

An inquiry into workplace exploitation of migrants will look at the scale of the problem and whether the government's actions have had an effect. The education and workforce committee is asking for public submissions. The government is spending...

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Universities hopeful international students can enter NZ ...

Universities say their foreign enrolments have remained "astonishingly high" and they are hoping international students can return to the country in the middle of next year. But they say it is not practical to expect large numbers of students...

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90 percent first dose target reached in Auckland

"In particular the work of Māori and Pacific providers in Counties Manukau is succeeding. Getting to 90 percent first doses required pulling out all the stops in Auckland. This has included literally going door to door to ensure people are...

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Latest Blogs
Visa Application: Why Must You Always Declare Your...

While applying for any visa to Immigration New Zealand (INZ), it is imperative to disclose all material information, facts, circumstances while applying for a visa. If your circumstances have changed during the processing of the visa, the...

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Know All About English Language Tests Accepted By INZ

Every country and the educational institute has a different language requirement for migrants. Nevertheless, language proficiency for migrants is critical since it facilitates assimilation in a foreign country and improves work prospects....

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Case Study
Essential Skills Work Visa Granted Despite Employer...

Jagjit Singh came to New Zealand in April 2019 on a Partnership Based Work Visa . Jagjit's wife was at that time on a Student Visa pursuing a course in IT. On arriving in New Zealand, Jagjit started looking for a suitable job for himself and...

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Family Unable to Enter NZ Due to Border Restrictions,...

In February 2020, Sneha and her children were granted partner of a student visa and dependent children visa respectively to travel and enter New Zealand to join Sumit (husband and father), who was in NZ on a student visa .

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