News & Events

Continued focus on migrant worker exploitation
In our previous article on this topic, we wrote about Immigration New Zealand’s recent imposition of a one year migrant hiring ban on 82 Burger King Stores. The ban...
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A whopper of a mistake
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has barred Burger King from hiring...
August Newsletter
In this edition: Interim Visa Policy changes Social practices – the unwritten rules of...
Changes to post-study work rights and potential Auckland student exodus
The long awaited announcement by the Minister of Immigration (Minister) on the proposed changes...
July Newsletter
In this edition: Latest immigration changes you should know about Finding your place in...
Seminar: Employer Accreditation – what you need to know (Wellington & Queenstown)
Managing HR and employment law issues is challenging enough, and when you throw in...
June Newsletter
In this edition: Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity...
Proposed changes to the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill – clarity or confusion?
The Select Committee has completed its deliberations on the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill...
What the new anti-money laundering requirements mean for our clients
From the 1 July 2018 all law firms will be required to obtain more...
Immigration seminar: A Pathway to Residence (Christchurch)
This free seminar is for Chinese visa holders who are working and/or studying in...
Seminar: Employer Accreditation – what you need to know
Managing HR and employment law issues is challenging enough, and when you throw in...
Lawyers require more client information under new anti-money laundering laws
Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML Act)...
May Newsletter
In this edition: Breaching visa conditions not taken lightly by INZ The journey to...
Government priorities update – spotlight on employer accreditation policy and labour market checks
The Immigration Minister, Iain Lees-Galloway, has warned that some immigration policies, specifically in relation...
April Newsletter
In this edition: Immigration Minister references changes to employer accreditation and labour market testing...
March Newsletter
In this edition: INZ getting much tougher with employer accreditation The nuts and bolts...
5 year employer accreditation renewals – non-government entities “do not qualify”
Employers will no doubt be aware of the rigorous and complicated policy requirements that...
February Newsletter
In this edition: Can you prove your partnership is going to last the distance...
January Newsletter
In this edition: Do you need a pay rise to qualify for a visa?...
December Newsletter
In this edition: Immigration New Zealand office restructure and closures Christmas in New Zealand...