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Selection for Skilled Migrant and Parent residence categories postponed

The Government is deferring the selection of EOIs by another 6 months We have finally received some communication from INZ regarding the EOI selections for the Skilled Migrant and Parent Categories. To assist with backlogs created during Covid, INZ have announced today that the EOI selections will be deferred for another 6 months with further updates in 2021. We understand that many will be disappointed with this news. We remain positive that the selection process will resume next year, and …

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Surge in Interest from foreign medical Professionals

Medical recruiters record overwhelming increase in interest Normally, 2700 international nurses and 1600 international doctors are employed in New Zealand each year. The interest from certain countries, and particularly the USA but also the UK, and Singapore, has increased ten-fold, in the weeks leading up to the US elections. Read the article on NZ Herald Read the article on Stuff New Zealand Medical workers are in very high demand at the moment If you are a Doctor or other medical …

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Business Migration to New Zealand

Our immigration specialists discuss investment options in New Zealand with Investment Advisors New Zealand Shores Principal Adviser Sarah Crome discusses business options to move to New Zealand. Guest speakers: Charlotte Natusch, Licensed Immigration Adviser, Lauryn Goh, Investment Advisor at JMI Wealth, and Jason Watson, Head of Advice at JMI Wealth. This webinar covers: Investment overview and opportunities in New Zealand New Zealand Investor visa categories Entrepreneur/business visas Parent retirement visa For any further information please contact: [email protected] [email protected] VIEW ON …

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Good news for selected international students who can resume their study plans in New Zealand

The Government is allowing up to 250 international PhD and postgraduate students to return to New Zealand to continue their studies. Border exceptions (Min. Education) PhD and postgraduate students can return to study in New Zealand Up to 250 international students will be allowed to return to New Zealand to continue their studies. The border exception, once granted, will include partners and dependents. Who is eligible? Eligible students (and their accompanying family) must hold or have held a student visa in …

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A Master of Applied Computing in 12 months!

Lincoln University is offering a fast-track professional ICT Masters this November Download the brochure ENROLMENT ENQUIRIES This Master of Applied Computing is a 12 months taught master programme with no research component if you start in November 2020. If you start in February or July intake, then it will take 18 months to complete, allowing a break over the summer. No IT background required! A key advantage of this programme is that you do not need an IT background. The …

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Move to new zealand from south africa

Beyond visas and policy, many people ask about the experience of moving to New Zealand In this 20mn interview with Principal Adviser Sarah Crome, team member Mariet Myburgh describes her own experience of moving to New Zealand from South Africa. What is it like? A first-hand experience Throughout the interview, Mariet will discuss: first impressions building a social network the NZ South African expat community schooling and how children adjust to the move real estate in New Zealand cost of …

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Study rights extended for visitors

If you are in New Zealand on a visitor’s visa, you may be able to study for up to 6 months Immigration New Zealand has waived the need to apply for a “variation of conditions” to their visitor visa or for a student visa. What is a domestic student (Ministry of Education) Who is eligible? If you held a valid visitor visa on Friday 11 September 2020, and are still in New Zealand, you can now study for up to …

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Studying in New Zealand in 2020-2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainties for international students. Education providers are thinking outside the box to allow you to pursue your dreams   Visit our STUDY portal New partners! New Zealand Shores is an Education New Zealand recognised agency and an approved agent for many education providers in New Zealand. We are proud to announce that we are a newly-appointed agent for two of New Zealand’s most prestigious university: The University of Auckland, and Massey University. …

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New changes to border exemptions

New changes to visa processing and border exemptions for partners, investors, entrepreneurs and skilled workers! September has brought several promising updates that show the New Zealand government is slowly working on easing restrictions for different groups of individuals. Border closure (INZ) Partners of NZ Citizens and Residents INZ has advised that Partners and dependants of New Zealand citizens and residents who normally live in New Zealand or hold a visa on the basis of their relationship will no longer need …

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Positive changes to border restrictions

Immigration New Zealand is easing border restrictions to allow more categories of foreign nationals to travel to New Zealand. This change is meant to help temporary migrants who have a connection with New Zealand to fly back here. These changes are expected to be implemented early October 2020. Beehive release (Government website) RNZ reports Border closure (INZ) Temporary visa holders normally resident in New Zealand If you hold a valid temporary work visa (Essential Skills or Talent: Work to Residence) …

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