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15/01/2018 | Immigration
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...

15/01/2018 | Immigration, Study
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...

27/12/2017 | Jobs
Skilled workers needed to assist with housing construction

The New Zealand Government has been announcing a major house building programme to address the country's housing shortage. As employers are struggling to find the right talents and skills in sufficient numbers within the nation's available workforce, they are having to turn to overseas talents to fill the gap, and...

20/12/2017 | Immigration, Jobs
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...

15/12/2017 | Study
FOCUS on: a new Master for Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology NMIT

Did you know? Zealand Shores is an agent for a diverse array of Education Providers, including Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. Let's take a look at their new Master's in Applied Management (MAM) or take our eligibility assessment now. NMIT offers open entry for holders of a degree in any...

15/12/2017 | Jobs
Quantity Surveyors WANTED

Talents needed throughout New Zealand One of our partner employers is looking for qualified and/or experienced Quantity Surveyors. Do you think you have the right skills? Submit your CV below and we will pass it on to the employer, who will be in touch if you are shortlisted for an...

13/12/2017 | Immigration
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...

11/12/2017 | Travel
New Zealand’s best snorkeling spots, revealed

Amongst the hundreds of things to do when visiting in New Zealand, snorkeling isn't what initially what springs to mind. Yet, there are truly amazing locations where the water is as clear as tropical islands', with massive swarms of fish. So much so that the incredible Poor Knights Islands, in Northland, are...

11/12/2017 | Travel
New Zealand is the greatest country on Earth

...or at least, that's what the Brits think! A recent survey in this year's Telegraph Travel Awards conducted amongst almost 90,000 people in Great Britain revealed that New Zealand has been their favourite country for the last 5 years, with Maldives and South Africa coming 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Wine, outdoor sports, Māori culture,...

07/12/2017 | Immigration, Jobs
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...

02/12/2017 | Travel
Surf in New Zealand

New Zealand is well-known for its amazing surfing spots. Rarely is the experience so well captured though, look at these images! Because it's on our doorstep and we absolutely love it, we would particularly like to recommend Raglan! A small village by the sea shore, 45mn drive from hamilton. Take...

01/12/2017 | Jobs
Plumbers, Gas fitters and HEAVY Diesel Mechanics wanted in NZ

Talents needed in New Zealand's North island One of our partner employers is actively looking 2 heavy diesel mechanics, 2 gas fitters, and 2 plumbers. Do you think you have the right skills? Feel free to submit your CV below and we will pass it on to the employer, who...

21/11/2017 | Jobs
Trades workers Job opportunities in New Zealand

Are you a skilled worker in the Construction industry? New Zealand WANTS you! One of our partner employers is actively looking for overseas applicants with skills and experience in any of the following trades, all over New Zealand: Welders Mechanics Structural Engineers Carpenters Construction Foreman Scaffolders Joiners Digger and grader...

17/11/2017 | Immigration, Jobs
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...

10/11/2017 | Immigration
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...