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14/08/2018 | Immigration, Jobs
Kiwibuild: new initiatives for the construction industry

New measures to solve construction skill shortage Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has proposed measures to solve the New Zealand skills shortage in the construction industry. A temporary KiwiBuild Skills Shortage list would be a key measure to help build the houses and infrastructure that are so desperately needed for the country....

09/08/2018 | Immigration, Study
NZ Immigration changes rules for foreign students

Changes to post study work visa announced Today, Immigration New Zealand announced the upcoming Student Visa changes which will come into effect on 26 November 2018. It has been suggested that the study pathway has contributed to a 'decline in the general skill level of migrants seeking residency 'and exploitation from certain...

08/08/2018 | Immigration, Study
Changes proposed for international student post-study work rights

Changes to post study work visa announced Edit 08/08/2018: these changes are now imminent. Keep up to date with our Facebook page for live changes. Earlier this week, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announced proposed changes to post-study work rights, in order to help eliminate migrant exploitation and ensure the skills acquired...

02/07/2018 | Immigration, Study
Our Indian office is now open!

New Zealand Shores office opens in Delhi, India We are thrilled to announce the opening of our education branch in Delhi. Headed by Ram Merani, our Client Relationship Manager and a seasoned professional with extensive experience in Career & Education Counselling, our Delhi team is ready to receive your enquiries...

05/06/2018 | Jobs
Competition for Talents in New Zealand

No sign of NZ skill shortage slowing down With more jobs being offered in New Zealand and an historically-low unemployment level, getting a job in New Zealand should prove easier than it has been in the past. But employment website Seek.co.nz is also noting an increased competition for talents across the...

05/06/2018 | Jobs
Find a job in NZ: common interview mistakes

How to find a job in New Zealand? Finding a job anywhere can be a long and arduous process. Getting a job in New Zealand from offshore is even harder, but far from impossible. Many of our clients are offshore when they apply for the first visa, usually a work...

05/06/2018 | Immigration, Jobs
New Zealand’s shortage in constructions workers now critical

Constructions workers shortage now critical in New Zealand. Ever since the news raised the issue, the skill shortage in the construction industry has only been getting worse. And the trend is looking grim for New Zealand employers who are struggling to find the right skillset to run their business. NZ...

04/05/2018 | Immigration
Medicals and X-rays for visas

Do I need to provide Medical Reports and X-rays? Health requirements may be different depending on your visa To prove that you have an Acceptable Standard of Health ('ASH'), you may have to provide a medical report or a chest x-ray certificate with your visa application. These must be done...

01/05/2018 | Immigration
New Zealand Investor and Entrepreneur visa

High decline rate for New Zealand business visas Is business migration really the best pathway for you? The New Zealand entrepreneur visa was introduced in 2014 to replace the long term business visa. If you have NZ$10 million to invest in New Zealand over a 3-year period, you can apply for New...

16/04/2018 | Immigration, Jobs
Technical experts required

Technical jobs opportunities in New Zealand One of our partners, a large technical recruiter specialised in Civil, Construction, Industrial and Energy, is looking for a variety of roles. The trades industry is booming in New Zealand! There are Engineers positions all around New Zealand, but also job opportunities for technicians and...

16/04/2018 | Immigration, Jobs
Radiologists WANTED in New Zealand

Radiologist shortage in New Zealand A large hospital in Central North Island (Hamilton) has seen their radiology services under strain due to chronic staff shortage. A skilled occupation on an Absolute Skills shortage list Radiologists are recognised as being in chronic shortage as shown by their inclusion in the Long...

29/03/2018 | Immigration, Jobs
50,000 jobs in NZ for construction workers

Overseas workers needed to bridge the workforce shortfall The skill shortage in the construction industry is such that an estimated 55,000 to 60,000 additional workers are expected to be needed in the next 5 years. With almost 70% of jobs on the long term skill shortage in the construction industry,...

29/03/2018 | Immigration, Study
Study Construction in New Zealand

Did you know? Zealand Shores is an agent for a wide range of Education Providers. Let's take a look at a popular option: UNITEC's Graduate Diploma in Construction Management. A pathway to a job on the skills shortage list If you are already working in the construction industry and want...

29/03/2018 | Study
New Zealand education agents not all the same

Chose your New Zealand education agent carefully INZ refused most of the student visa applications from some education agents in India, Vietnam and the Philippines (2017). New Zealand student visa approval rates Some agents in India registered a 98% decline rate in their student visa applications while the approval rate...

22/03/2018 | Jobs
Electricians WANTED in New Zealand

Electrician jobs x 4 One of our partner employers is looking for 2 qualified and/or experienced Electrical test/Protection Technician and 2 Electrical Fitters in Central Otago. Electrical Test Technicians role We are seeking experienced Electrical Test / Protection Technician to carry out the testing and commissioning on new and existing...