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Essential Skills in Demand Lists May 2019 review

Skill shortage list overhauled May 2019 After announcing the creation of a Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List earlier this year to support the New Zealand construction industry, Immigration New Zealand is continuing its review and is replacing the Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL). INZ is thus adopting a more regional...

Fluid Recruitment – your partner for accountancy and HR jobs in New Zealand

Introducing Fluid Recruitment - your partner for accountancy and HR jobs The Accountancy & Finance team at Fluid Recruitment provides recruitment services across both the North & South Island of New Zealand. "If you are a Qualified Accountant looking to relocate on a permanent basis to New Zealand and are...

Crew – The Technology Recruitment Specialists

Introducing Crew - our new ICT recruitment partner Crew Technology Recruitment is a specialist IT and Digital recruitment company. "We love technology here at Crew and have been trying to keep up with the explosion. We understand the growing need for technology experts across all areas and have great experience...

Maintenance Engineer/Fitter-Turner wanted in Auckland

Are you looking for a change? Our partner Longveld is a multi-award winning expert in custom metal fabrication and is a large manufacturer of primary food processing machinery. They are looking for a Maintenance Engineer/Fitter-Turner to work with a great company in an upmarket plant in North Shore, Auckland. The...

Sheetmetal Fabricator wanted in New Zealand!

Are you looking for a change? Our partner Longveld is a multi-award winning expert in custom metal fabrication and is large manufacturer of primary food processing machinery. They are looking for sheetmetal fabricators with experience in stainless steel. The job would qualify for a work visa and possibly a residence...

Meet us at Down Under Live, UK’s No 1 emigration event

Meet us at Down Under Live UK Our team will be attending UK's number one emigration event in London on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March 2019. "If you want to emigrate to New Zealand, are looking for employment or want to travel around this iconic country, then you need...

HVAC / Refrigeration Engineers wanted

Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Specialists wanted Our recruitment partner Everest Group is actively looking for Refrigeration & Air Conditioning engineers to fill roles in Hamilton. A great opportunity for a motivated tradesperson in a rapidly growing city. Installation: Installing climate control systems. Knowledge of all components of these systems including programmable control...

Electrician – Armature Winder wanted

Are you looking for a change? Our partner Tradestaff is actively looking for an Electrician with experience as Armature Winder. This is a permanent position in Christchurch. The ideal candidate will be organising, servicing, repairing & maintaining equipment, and engage in general mechanical fitting & rewinding of electrical rotating machinery operations....

Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List announced

Policy changes to solve construction skill shortage After hinting at a "Kiwibuild Skill Shortage list back in June, Immigration New Zealand has just confirmed the creation of a Construction and Infrastructure Skill Shortage List. This new Skills Shortage list will be used to demonstrate that there are no suitably qualified NZ citizens...

Increased visa processing times over the next 3 months

Visa processing time to peak over summer Immigration New Zealand is currently receiving very high numbers of applications, and the busy period is expected to continue until March 2019. You should wait until your application is completed before you make travel plans What are the reasons? New Zealand is an...

Tyler Wren – Recruiting experienced professionals

Introducing Tyler Wren - our new recruitment partner Having over 40 years combined experience recruiting in New Zealand, Tyler Wren's team is here to manage your job search. "We exist because NZ businesses want to hire the best people, whether they are based in NZ or much further afield. That's...

Salary thresholds for Essential Skills Work Visa and Skilled Migrant Category updated

Updates to remuneration thresholds (Essential Skills and Skilled Migrant visas) Immigration New Zealand partly relies on remuneration thresholds to determine the skill level of an occupation and the duration of a visa that may be granted. Thresholds increase on 26 November 2018   The Essential Skills work visa and Skilled...

English language test for foreign teachers could be waived

Will the IELTS test be waived for overseas teachers wanting to work in NZ? A review of language requirements for foreign teachers is being considered. It has been argued the the mandatory English proficiency test (IELTS) constitutes a barrier to qualified overseas teachers to come work in New Zealand and...

Southern District Health Board looking for health specialists

Health Specialists wanted The Southern District Health Board is looking for qualified and experienced health specialists. Great employment opportunities and swift visa process with an Accredited Employer Medical specialists are in demand in New Zealand Southern DHB is after the following profiles: Critical Care Registered Nurse Anaesthetic Technician Orthoptist Senior...

New government target to fill teaching gaps

400 overseas teachers wanted to fill shortage 9 months after our post on Teacher's shortage in New Zealand, the Government announces a new target that more than doubles the recently-approved teachers relocation grants to move to New Zealand. A $5,000 relocation grant proved a great incentive for overseas teachers, particularly from...