The Minister of Immigration has introduced a Bill into Parliament today that proposes to radically change the Immigration New Zealand (INZ) approach to the management of both resident and temporary visas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue Reading
On 17 April 2020, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced that, as of 16 April 2020, they will be prioritising visa applications in a certain order.
Our team of immigration experts have summarised the priorities below and also available in a …Continue Reading
WEBINAR ~ Our immigration law experts present a webinar looking at the immigration systems for those already in New Zealand on a temporary visa or off-shore and considering New Zealand as a possible option,Continue Reading
On 17 April 2020 Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced that they are now able to start the gradual transition to a fuller service. As a result they can now begin processing some visa categories for applicants who are already in …Continue Reading
“The new normal – New Zealand immigration law during and after COVID-19”
Friday 24 April 2020 11.00am – 12.15pm
New Zealand immigration law is currently undergoing a forced shakedown as a result of the impact of COVID-19. To date, …Continue Reading
Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Employees
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on countries around the world, including New Zealand. The decision by the New Zealand Government to close the border and the subsequent “lockdown” …Continue Reading
Updated 17 April 2020
Q: We have an employee on an interim visa, are we able to claim the Government wage subsidy for them?
You can claim the wage subsidy for employees who are legally employed by you. This means …Continue Reading
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has made the long-awaited announcement on temporary visa variations to assist some temporary visa holders and their employers to better respond to the needs of the country under Alert Levels 3 and 4. These changes take …Continue Reading
As the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to grow, the immigration related uncertainties caused by this unprecedented event are following suit. Fortunately, one of the few industries where relative visa/immigration related clarity exists, at the moment, is the healthcare …Continue Reading