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Video blog issue 5: Teachers wanted in New Zealand

Will you come over and teach in New Zealand? Licensed Adviser Tobias Tohill, drawing from over 10 years' experience as a teacher, is discussing job opportunities for overseas teachers in New Zealand. In this 7 mn video blog, you will learn about: the New Zealand teachers' registration process, the qualification...

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NZ$5,000 incentive for overseas talents to teach in New Zealand

Financial incentive to boost interest for teaching in New Zealand Will you come over and teach in New Zealand?   As schools are reopening around New Zealand after our summer break, a new $5000 relocation grant is proving a great incentive for overseas teachers, with renewed interested observed from South...

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Changes to remuneration thresholds for Skilled Migrant and Essential Skills policy

Changes to salary thresholds The remuneration thresholds implemented in August 2017 in the Essential Skills Work Visa and Skilled Migrant Category have been revised, effective 15 January 2018. What does this mean for your job search, and could this impact your current situation? Threshold Before 15 January 2018 From 15...

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Study English in New Zealand

There are minimum English requirements for a number of visa options. You need to ensure you meet the threshold to be granted a visa. Our local education partner Waikato Institute of Education (WIE) has a special offer for a 10-week Cambridge exam preparation course. New  Zealand Shores is an agent for...

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Changes to Essential Skills in Demand (skill shortage lists)

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has completed its periodic review of two of the Skills Shortage lists (ESID) – the Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL) and the Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL). Your New Zealand employer may not need to advertise for your role Essentially, if...

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Expression of Interest selections over the holiday period

EOI selections over the Christmas Holiday season for Skilled Migrant and Investor 2 categories During the holiday period, the Expression of Interest selections will be delayed until January 2018. The Skilled Migrant Category Expression of Interest (EOI) final draw for 2017 is taking place on Wednesday 13 December. The first...

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NZ employers reliant on migrant workers

Time to move to New Zealand! New Zealand employers badly need overseas migrants A survey the Employers and Manufacturers Association, conducted across almost 500 New Zealand employers, revealed that 49% of them were relying on overseas workers to fill vacancies. Most found it difficult or very difficult to find the...

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Unemployment hits a record low – Get a job in New Zealand!

Time to move to New Zealand! Unemployment falls to eight-year low Over 100,000 jobs were created in the last 12 months in New Zealand, a recent report by Statistics New Zealand shows. At a current 4.6%, unemployment has been gradually falling in the last 5 years, despite record gains from net...

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Diesel Mechanics JOBS in New Zealand

We currently have an opportunity for a qualified Diesel Mechanic to join a New Zealand company in Matamata, Waikato. The candidate must be able to: Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, tractors, trailers, agricultural implement equipment and company vehicles or maintain and repair any type of diesel engine. Undertake mechanical...

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Regional shortage of workers in the NZ construction industry

With an additional 80,000 workers needed in the Construction industry by 2021, New Zealand will need to source skilled labour overseas. Regional shortage of skilled labour A recent forecast by the Ministry of Building and Construction shows that certain occupations will experience over 7 to 9% growth in the next...

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