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12 August 2022

Brain drain confirmed in new migration data

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12 August 2022

Net migration plummets to lowest level since 1990s, tourism rebounds

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11 August 2022

How Immigration NZ helped Ministry of Health to prioritise action on Covid rule-breakers

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11 August 2022

21 work visas granted as employers struggle to get staff

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10 August 2022

Overseas students welcomed back to Hamilton as travel restrictions end

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10 August 2022

Immigration system bug delays visa processing

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09 August 2022

Nine nurses apply in first four weeks of new residency visa, MBIE figures show

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09 August 2022

'Blatant exploitation': Migrant workers packed in freezing, damp rooms for $150 a week

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08 August 2022

Nursing divide widening between Australia and NZ

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07 August 2022

Invest more in employees, look past the tried and trusted

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07 August 2022

Health staffing crisis limits chances for foreign-trained doctors

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06 August 2022

'Stressed and shaken': Pregnant mum stripped of residency status after being unaware of expiry

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06 August 2022

Opinion: Immigrants framed as a problem rather than a potential solution

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05 August 2022

Tauranga carpenter struggles with Immigration NZ to bring in skilled workers

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05 August 2022

Visa shambles: Delays to 'job checks'

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04 August 2022

Tourism job shortfall: Call for campaign to attract young foreign workers

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04 August 2022

DHBs not in 'targeted consultation' over Green List nursing question

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03 August 2022

More financial support needed to keep nurses and doctors in New Zealand, industry leaders say

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03 August 2022

NZ to fulfil refugee quota, won't make up 2.5K Covid shortfall

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03 August 2022

Student, visitor visa applications jump as NZ border reopens

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03 August 2022

Talent tug of war: Fears NZ lost out after immigration site glitch

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02 August 2022

Border reopening a 'godsend' for Southland employers

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02 August 2022

International students deterred from coming to New Zealand because it's no longer safe - Immigration advisor

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02 August 2022

Health Minister Andrew Little announces plan to boost health worker numbers amid 'extreme pressures'

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01 August 2022

Climate change not a reason to halt Tuvaluan couple's deportation, tribunal rules

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01 August 2022

Border fully reopens, but big visitor numbers not expected just yet

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31 July 2022

Man who assaulted pregnant partner to be deported

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31 July 2022

NZ's border fully reopens allowing students, cruise ships to return

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30 July 2022

Refunds promised for double-billed visa applicants

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29 July 2022

Absences, curriculum changes and immigration settings stretch schools

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29 July 2022

The 'Immigration Rebalance': What it is and why it matters

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29 July 2022

Compliance costs, labour shortages among Luxon's targets in Nelson visit

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28 July 2022

Government Supports New Skilled Residence Pathways

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28 July 2022

The rest home nursing crisis that will only get worse

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28 July 2022

In 2020 the Government promised to rewrite the law that governs the public's access to official information. Two years on that pledge remains unfulfilled.

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27 July 2022

Tribunal cancels immigration adviser's licence after fourth disciplinary appearance

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27 July 2022

New panel sees refugees advise on refugees

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26 July 2022

One Week Left To Apply For 2021 Resident Visa

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25 July 2022

The Front Page: Will Government act on the calls for more workers?

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24 July 2022

Investigators confident they know where Eric Watson is

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24 July 2022

'Nightmare' for chef as visa delays nearly cost her fast-tracked residency

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24 July 2022

Judge issues takedown order after lawyer's identity stolen by fake website

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23 July 2022

NZ won't adopt Australia's Pacific labour pathway to residency plan, says Ardern

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23 July 2022

Overstayer can't be found as bankers seek to serve a $1m bankruptcy notice on his wife

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23 July 2022

Lawyer Chris Patterson, scientist Michelle Dickinson slam English test requirement with Government's new investor visa

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22 July 2022

New system to incentivise rich residency-seekers to invest in local companies

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22 July 2022

Immigration lawyer: New visa changes are confusing, lack detail

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22 July 2022

ACT's proposals to lower cost of living: Abolish trade tariffs, simplify immigration settings

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21 July 2022

Government announces new investor migrant visa

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21 July 2022

Partner work visas on the chopping block

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20 July 2022

Cause and effect: Economist, policy analyst, businessman and beneficiary advocate talk inflation

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20 July 2022

Investor visa scheme sees only half of available places granted

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19 July 2022

Immigration: Michael Wood wants New Zealand to be 'sexy' but won't put timeline on deciding if changes to nurses' residency pathway needed

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19 July 2022

Govt minister's pledge as Ryan Bridge grills him on NZ immigration rules

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19 July 2022

Cost of living soars: Inflation hits 7.3% - highest in 32 years

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17 July 2022

Allowing more immigrants into NZ would stem inflation - National Party

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16 July 2022

How universities are luring lucrative international students back

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15 July 2022

Some immigration application fees to increase as survey ranks NZ second-worst for expats

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15 July 2022

OVERSEAS RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR NURSES GAINS 'GOOD RESPONSE'

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15 July 2022

Increases of up to $2820 for visa application fees 'a slap in the face' to prospective migrants, lawyer says

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14 July 2022

Concerns migrants left with few options as special visas close

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14 July 2022

New Zealand minister confident of progress towards helping Nauru refugees

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14 July 2022

Not the time to get clever with immigration

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14 July 2022

Statistics NZ explains how it gathers migration data - and it doesn't involve someone standing at the airport with a clipboard

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14 July 2022

How NZ can halt The Great Resignation

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13 July 2022

Where Are The Workers?

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13 July 2022

Talk of a mass exodus of New Zealanders heading overseas to live may turn out to be nothing more than a beat up

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13 July 2022

Economist Cameron Bagrie says Government's refusal to alter immigration settings a 'mistake', could make inflation worse

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13 July 2022

Aged care sector: Provider pleads for change to immigration setting for nurses

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12 July 2022

Immigration Minister maintains stance on attracting overseas nurses to NZ

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11 July 2022

Low pay and poor conditions in hospitality and tourism 'needs to be turned around'

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11 July 2022

Resident Visa applications close on July 31

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10 July 2022

There's a labour shortage, but where will we get our workers from?

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09 July 2022

New Zealand Government does more to help Afghan refugees

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09 July 2022

Afghan sportswomen appeal to New Zealand for safe haven

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09 July 2022

NEW IMMIGRATION MINISTER MUST FIX ‘LIVING TOGETHER’ MESS

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08 July 2022

Cost of Living: MYOB poll shows more than 1 million Kiwis actively considering leaving NZ

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08 July 2022

Tourism industry calls for Government to rethink its working holiday visa

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08 July 2022

'We've heard enough from you': Stanford, Allan clash over nurse immigration settings in fiery debate

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07 July 2022

Labour shortage: Greens co-leader Marama Davidson call for better pay and conditions for critical workers, residency pathways for low-wage migrants

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07 July 2022

Farewelling the undiplomatic diplomat

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06 July 2022

Minister 'open' to immigration changes for nurses if new system fails

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06 July 2022

The Job Check Process - Is It Really A Trojan Horse?

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06 July 2022

General surgeons have 'grave concerns' about state of New Zealand's health workforce

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05 July 2022

Is an immigration GPS a population policy in disguise?

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05 July 2022

Immigration adviser warns businesses in for a shock as immigration changes take effect

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05 July 2022

New work visa applications open for offshore migrants

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05 July 2022

Barber closes, decries immigration red tape over working visas

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04 July 2022

Discrimination Against Disabled Migrants Must End

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04 July 2022

Foreign worker shortage at hotels, restaurants: New Immigration Minister says visa processing ramping up

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04 July 2022

Woman used church standing to charge for immigration advice

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03 July 2022

'Dire' staff shortage: NZ hotels offer guests discounts to clean their rooms

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02 July 2022

More Than 200,000 People Apply For Residence Through 2021 Resident Visa

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02 July 2022

More than 5000 employers apply for Immigration New Zealand accreditation

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01 July 2022

RSE workers take employer to court over wage deductions and other agreement concerns

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01 July 2022

Principals want changes to bureaucratic rigmarole schools face when hiring teachers from overseas

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01 July 2022

'No accountability' in govt halt of temporary visa applications, challenger says

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30 June 2022

Applicant numbers for residence visas exceed Government forecasts

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30 June 2022

Disappointment after losing case testing govt's halt of temporary visa applications

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30 June 2022

Thousands eye up move to New Zealand after Supreme Court decision on abortion law

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30 June 2022

Why are asylum seekers treated differently to other refugees?

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29 June 2022

District health boards sounded warning on health staff shortages a year ago

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29 June 2022

Interpreter pleads not guilty over alleged role in false asylum claims

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28 June 2022

Big welcome for new communities - Napier City Council

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28 June 2022

Just over 1000 people with working holiday visas arrive in New Zealand

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27 June 2022

Moral and economic honesty needed in face of refugee crisis

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27 June 2022

Man escapes deportation after defrauding members of Sri Lankan community

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25 June 2022

Immigration adviser censured for 'deliberately deceiving' overstayer

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24 June 2022

Kris Faafoi - former immigration, broadcasting and justice minister - delivers valedictory speech in Parliament

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24 June 2022

Migrant Healthcare Workers Need Fair Pay As Well As Residency

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24 June 2022

There's no such thing as a climate refugee

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23 June 2022

NZ offshore graduates call for post-study work visa extension

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23 June 2022

Asylum fraud probe into 158 claims, interpreter charged

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23 June 2022

Immigration Minister Michael Wood to check policy to get Ukrainians to New Zealand 'working as intended' after concern raised

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22 June 2022

'Hola, mi amigo': Refugees from Columbia finally headed for Levin

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22 June 2022

NZ resident deported to India after laundering $330,000 for drug dealers

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22 June 2022

Exclusive: Teacher shortage could get worse due to immigration influx

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21 June 2022

Admissions scheme for refugees gives University of Auckland top 10 global ranking

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21 June 2022

By the numbers: What New Zealand does, or says it will do, to help refugees

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21 June 2022

Hundreds of workers flown home to Pacific despite fishing firms' pleas

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20 June 2022

Couple deported to India after man changed name, hiding overseas criminal convictions

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20 June 2022

NZ's failure to attract migrants hurting Covid recovery - National

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19 June 2022

Failed asylum seeker Amir Hoshang Mohebbi loses appeal after 25 years

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18 June 2022

Indian national who hid in truck to pass through Auckland's Covid-19 border to be deported

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17 June 2022

'The same as how Australia treats the 501s': Samoan deportee calls Government hypocritical

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17 June 2022

Multicultural New Zealand supports Productivity Commission report

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16 June 2022

'Conflicted by double life': Man with secret family deported

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16 June 2022

Open borders signal back to business for deportations

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16 June 2022

Residence visas being offered to up to 5000 Pasifika after Covid-19 hiatus

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15 June 2022

NEARLY 92 PER CENT OF PHASE 1 RESIDENCE VISA APPLICATIONS BY INDIANS APPROVED

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15 June 2022

Immigration could improve Pacific ties as China's presence grows - academic

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15 June 2022

Final Provider Of Refugee Settlement Locations For Quota Refugees Announced

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14 June 2022

THREE IMMIGRATION RELATED ISSUES THAT NEEDS NEW MINISTER’S IMMEDIATE ATTENTION

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14 June 2022

Kris Faafoi, Trevor Mallard to quit Parliament, sparking big Labour reshuffle

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14 June 2022

Border crossings highest in two years

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13 June 2022

National accuses Kris Faafoi of misleading New Zealanders about evidence behind migrant nurses' residency pathway

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13 June 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: Refugees find NZ Government immigration visa process difficult, support limited

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13 June 2022

Secondary principals unhappy schools must apply to Immigration New Zealand for foreign teacher accreditation

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12 June 2022

Tourism's visitor crisis has become a labour crisis with thousands of jobs unfilled

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12 June 2022

New Zealand must look at other ways to attract international nurses as we can't match overseas salaries - recruiter

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10 June 2022

Bi-sexual man granted asylum in New Zealand for persecution in India over sexual preference

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10 June 2022

Residency at last a 'miracle'

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10 June 2022

"Stopping slavery and exploitation needs you" trafficking investigator

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10 June 2022

How hard is it to lure nurses to New Zealand?

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09 June 2022

Kiwis eye Aussie citizenship under new Labor government

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09 June 2022

Remote working: Businesses using offshore workers instead of employing migrants

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09 June 2022

New Zealand woman placed in abusive foster care wins appeal against deportation from Australia

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08 June 2022

Jacinda Ardern promises to push Australia's Anthony Albanese as strongly on 501 deportations as she did with Scott Morrison

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08 June 2022

Midwifery union says sector in 'downward spiral' as staff burned out or leaving overseas

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08 June 2022

Deporting toddler with Down syndrome amid pandemic 'tantamount to death sentence'

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07 June 2022

Dairy farm jobs, small town life behind South Island's rapidly growing Asian population.

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07 June 2022

'Ignore the hatred': Racism fuels former refugee to encourage more immigrants to stand for public office in NZ

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07 June 2022

Govt slides in immigration changes for employers

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06 June 2022

501 deportation likely for Kiwi drug trafficker, despite Australian parent

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06 June 2022

Politicians back calls for tweaked immigration settings

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03 June 2022

Immigration Minister Hopelessly Out Of Touch

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03 June 2022

Education Minister Chris Hipkins jets abroad to woo international students

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02 June 2022

Productivity Commission Calls For Black-box Immigration Policymaking To Be Made Transparent

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01 June 2022

Immigration Good For Productivity, New Zealand

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01 June 2022

'Waste of time and money': Employers and migrants bound to new visa

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31 May 2022

Agile robot armies batter Immigration New Zealand's new visa system

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31 May 2022

Ombudsman to crack down on OIA delays

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31 May 2022

Productivity Commission inquiry calls for transparency from Immigration

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30 May 2022

Woman misses out on refugee status after dad, daughter were murdered

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30 May 2022

INZ firm on work visa opening date

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30 May 2022

Why now? Australia's u-turn on NZ refugee resettlement deal

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30 May 2022

One country lags in new residence decisions as numbers soar

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28 May 2022

New Zealand again falls short of meeting commitment to refugees

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28 May 2022

Manus and Nauru refugees: 'It is really important that people treat them with dignity'

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27 May 2022

'SEVERAL CONCERNS ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION REBALANCE'

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27 May 2022

Vocal critic of Thai monarchy granted refugee status despite INZ finding some of his claims to be not credible

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27 May 2022

West Papua students fighting for rights to education in NZ

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27 May 2022

Down syndrome baby gets temporary visa to stay in NZ with Thai chef parents

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27 May 2022

Immigration Failures Reduce Productivity, Hike Prices

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26 May 2022

A short visit to NZ for a choir performance saw a man illegally stay on for 27 years

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25 May 2022

Fewer than 10% of 5,000 international student spaces filled

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25 May 2022

HIV prevention drug should be funded for immigrants - advocates

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24 May 2022

South Canterbury refugee settlement service contract renewed

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24 May 2022

Gay Chilean man denied refugee status despite homophobic bullying, violence

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24 May 2022

NZ woman's death in custody should help drive change in Australia's deportation policy - activist

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23 May 2022

Immigration setting reforms go one step too far

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22 May 2022

Changes To Refugee Settlement Service Providers For Quota Refugees

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22 May 2022

Special Ukraine visa: Jump in the number of people seeking refuge in NZ

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20 May 2022

The two-tier system that treats some essential workers as second-class

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20 May 2022

Number of wealthy investors interested in buying 'golden passports' to New Zealand skyrockets

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20 May 2022

Human rights and dollar costs: Immigration reviews health rules

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19 May 2022

Minister for Women Jan Tinetti 'very happy' with immigration reset, despite accusations it's 'sexist'

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18 May 2022

NZ's fast-track residency plans overlook Pacific people: Greens

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18 May 2022

Afghan visa seekers still without answers six months on from court win

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18 May 2022

International student market unlikely to recover quickly, agents warn

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17 May 2022

Refugee Advisory Panel Applications Now Open

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16 May 2022

Immigration angst pervades border reopening

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16 May 2022

Kris Faafoi grilled over new immigration settings, says he'll 'get grumpy' if visas aren't processed promptly

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16 May 2022

'The system is so stretched' - Nurses, doctors say border changes not enough

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15 May 2022

Pasifika Communities Must Be Part Of Immigration Rebalance

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15 May 2022

Annual Net Migration Loss Of 7,300

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13 May 2022

Immigration, border changes: Adviser warns new settings too narrow, New Zealand will continue to miss out

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13 May 2022

Shock after nurses left off fast tracked residence list

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13 May 2022

Two-tier visa system a 'kick in the guts'

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12 May 2022

Govt border, immigration announcement: INZ pushes out times to process 2021 residency visas

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12 May 2022

Major reforms to NZ immigration settings announced

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12 May 2022

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Jacinda Ardern confirms New Zealand's borders fully reopen from July 31

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12 May 2022

Not much for low-waged migrants in immigration reset

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12 May 2022

Just 12 tech skills visas approved as skilled migrant scheme becomes 'defunct'

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11 May 2022

'Defeated': Couple's visa heartbreak after application fiasco

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11 May 2022

Christopher Luxon calls for full border reopening, scrapping of pre-departure tests ahead of expected Government announcement

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11 May 2022

Hospitality NZ: Immigration reset means many businesses will never recover from Covid

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11 May 2022

Government expected to reveal new border re-opening date

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10 May 2022

Migrants' Facebook group folds over legal fears

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09 May 2022

Woman who has overstayed in NZ for 16 years granted residence due to family ties

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09 May 2022

Hold-ups at Immigration NZ despite surge in staff and expenditure

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08 May 2022

Immigrants with HIV apply for refugee status over fears Government will kick them out of NZ

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08 May 2022

Workers wanted: resort's existential crisis

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06 May 2022

$27 an hour for housekeeping jobs: Wage war looming in Queenstown

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06 May 2022

Taskforce needed to fix nursing woes

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06 May 2022

Maori tourism facing worker shortage

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05 May 2022

Fewer Immigration staff employed to process visas as NZ reopens to the world, National says

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05 May 2022

Immigration NZ ends practice of imprisoning asylum seekers

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04 May 2022

New Zealand's Haere Mai - to a select few

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03 May 2022

'She effectively stole four years of his life'; Immigration adviser botches student visa

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02 May 2022

New Zealand reopen to visitors from 60 visa waiver countries

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02 May 2022

Immigration adviser 'unfit to be a member of the profession' has licence cancelled - again

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30 April 2022

'Very painful': Family split between NZ and Philippines over immigration health policy

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26 April 2022

Seasonal workers from Tonga plea for urgent NZ work visa exemptions

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26 April 2022

'Paying the price daily' - parent visas delayed again

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22 April 2022

Polyamorous couple denied partnership residency visa

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22 April 2022

French family decide to sell cafe and return home after dealings with Immigration NZ

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21 April 2022

Lower staff numbers at Immigration NZ blamed for visa 'bottleneck'

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20 April 2022

International postgraduate students treated 'like massive drain on society'

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19 April 2022

Law change to allow deportation of potential terrorists, refugees on the cards

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19 April 2022

What next for our immigration settings?

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19 April 2022

Kiwi Ukrainians trying to rescue loved ones still in limbo over official documentation

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14 April 2022

Borders reopening to some migrants, thousands still locked out

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14 April 2022

Christopher Luxon calls for Government to do more to attract migrants into New Zealand

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13 April 2022

Extra 1580 workers allowed in to NZ for dairy, meat processing, forestry jobs

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13 April 2022

New border exceptions an admission of failure - Stanford

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13 April 2022

Winter tourism gets a boost with immigration move for new ski workers

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13 April 2022

New Zealand Meat Processors And Exporters Welcome Immigration Boost

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13 April 2022

Covid-19: The exodus after the borders open - MBIE estimates 50,000 Kiwis will leave

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11 April 2022

Covid-19 sees international student numbers in NZ tumble

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11 April 2022

'It's discrimination': Christchurch man unable to sponsor displaced Ukrainian family because he was born in USSR, not Ukraine

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11 April 2022

Napier's French cafe owners win residency fight

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11 April 2022

Overstayers affected by Tonga volcano eruption seeking work visas

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04 April 2022

Residency 'mercy' for woman who feared deportation after her husband's death

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04 April 2022

Critical staff shortages hamper business and economy

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04 April 2022

Mexican man claims he was rejected for New Zealand residency because he's too fat

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04 April 2022

Historic HB: Queues formed outside bakery

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04 April 2022

Epic journey to reunite Southland stablehand with Ukrainian wife

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