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NZQA: the New Zealand Qualification Authority updates their processes

NZQA updates their International Qualification Assessment process Many of our clients need to have their overseas qualification(s) assessed by the New Zealand Qualification Authority. This government body has recently changed their processes. Why do I need an IQA? You may need an IQA in order to be deemed qualified for...

Electricians wanted!

Electricians wanted in Hamilton and Nelson, New Zealand One of our partner employers is looking for qualified and/or experienced Electricians in the Waikato and Tasman regions. The roles This employer has exciting opportunities for a Nelson based Service electrician and a Hamilton based Electrician to join their team to assist with a...

Christmas closing dates 2020

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! New Zealand Shores office will be closed from Tuesday 24th December and will reopen on Monday 6th January 2020. This corresponds to the period that Immigration New Zealand will be closed for its annual shutdown. We wish you all a safe holiday!

February 2020 seminars: meet us in South Africa!

Free migration seminars in South Africa Do not miss out! Register today for our 2-hour FREE seminars in South Africa in February 2020! Attend our FREE group seminars in the following locations If you want to emigrate to New Zealand, or are looking for information and options, then you need...

Minimum salary thresholds to increase February 2020

Increase in minimum salary thresholds on 24 February 2020 Immigration has just released the long-anticipated update on the minimum salary required to be eligible under certain visa categories. These updates affect work visas under the Essential Skills category and residence applications under the Skilled Migrant Category. If your EOI gets...

Arborists needed in New Zealand

A large employer in the Waikato region (New Zealand's north island) is looking for four experienced arborists. These positions will qualify for work visas, and if you meet the points threshold, residence under the Skilled Migrant Category. If you have the skills and want to move to New Zealand, send...

New Zealand Shores is an ENZ Recognised Agency

NZ Shores recognised by Education New Zealand New Zealand Shores has gained recognition as an approved ENZ agency for the year 2019-2020. This approval recognises the quality service and assistance our agency provides to those who want to study  in New Zealand and the contribution we make to a positive student...

Changes to ANZSCO (classification of occupations)

Update to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations ANZSCO is getting an update, and so is the classification of certain occupations. This could be good news for certain categories of workers. What are the changes? Version 1.3 of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)...

Parent residence category reopens February 2020

New Zealand parent category to reopen in February 2020 After being ‘paused’ for almost 3 years, the parent category reopens on 24 Feb 2020. New Zealand residents will be able to sponsor their parent(s) to come over and become residents themselves. The category is capped at 1,000 applicants/year and there...

Leaf Secure South Africa

Introducing Leaf Secure - financial emigration services Leaf Secure is a South-Africa based company providing financial services to migrants worldwide. 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 "Leaf Secure largely takes the hassle and the risk off moving your funds from South Africa." Moving funds across country can be difficult. Particularly from places tax law is complex...

Carpenters needed in New Zealand

Partner employers in the Waikato and Hawke's Bay regions (New Zealand's north island) are looking for experienced, qualified carpenters. These positions will qualify for work visas, and possibly residence under the Skilled Migrant Category. If you have the skills and want to move to New Zealand, send us your details today!...

Changes announced for Work to residence policy

Upcoming changes for Talent: Accredited employer pathway As part of a major overhaul of employer-assisted work visas due 2021, the New Zealand government is announcing changes to the work to residence (Accredited employer) work visa category this October. What are the changes? From 7 October 2019, the Talent (Accredited Employer) Work...

Senior Auditors wanted in New Zealand

Senior Auditors jobs in New Zealand Our partner Fluid Recruitment is looking for Senior Auditors for two major clients in New Zealand's north island. We are looking for Senior Auditors coming from a Practice environment. These positions are for two major clients in the North Island. These companies are keen...

New Zealand International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL)

A new levy for sustainable tourism and conservation projects On 1st July 2019, the New Zealand government introduces a new levy to contribute to our growing infrastructure needs and continue supporting the protection of our natural legacy. What are the changes? From 1 July 2019, most international visitors entering the country...

Electronic Travel Authority – New requirements for visa waiver countries

New requirements introduced for visa waiver travellers to New Zealand The New Zealand government is introducing new measures for travellers coming from visa waiver countries. You may now need to obtain an electronic Travel Authority before flying over to New Zealand. What are the changes? From 1st October 2019, the...