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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Pathway to studies at AUT in Auckland

Auckland said to be the 3rd best city in the world to live   New Zealand Shores is an agent for Auckland University of Technology (AUT). AUT University main campus is located in the heart of Auckland city, is the fastest growing and second largest university in New Zealand. AUT is...

New Working Holiday visa for Portugal

New reciprocal agreement NZ-Portugal A new agreement will allow young Portuguese to apply for Working Holiday Visas   A new reciprocal deal with Portugal will enable 50 Portuguese to come to New Zealand on a Working Holiday visa for up to 12 months! The Portugal-New Zealand working holiday scheme will...

Visa processing times

INZ taking too long to process visas? Visa processing times in Auckland take longer than the rest of country Radio NZ reveals that visas processed in Auckland take up to 3 times longer than the national average. Nationwide, it is also revealed that 1/2 of  Residence applications assessments did not...

New Zealand partnership visas harder to get

INZ taking a tougher stance on partnership visas Crackdown on partnership visitor visas can be very frustrating   Over the last few months, we have seen a shift in how INZ assesses partnership-based applications, whether visitor, work, or residence. One in three partnership visitor visas are being declined at the moment,...

Service Engineer job in New Zealand

Combustion Service Engineer needed in Auckland One of our partner employers is very actively looking for a combustion service engineer.   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 will be in touch...

Changes to Immigration New Zealand online systems

INZ online Systems improvement expected in 2018 2018 will see important changes on how you can apply for a visa, and who you can include your application. INZ online visa applications The main change at the moment is the ability for immigration advisers to apply for a visitor visa, and...

New Zealand job market on a high for 2018

New Zealand almost at full employment   The New Zealand job market ended 2017 and started 2018 on a very high note, with excellent job prospects for New Zealanders and prospective migrants alike. Improved New Zealand labour market The quarterly labour market scorecard, issued by the Ministry of Business, Innovation...

New Zealand education ranking in the top tier

Two young New Zealand students have just topped the Cambridge exams, in physics and English, respectively.   Thinking about studying in New Zealand? Here is another success story of quality education, and high achievers. Congratulations to ACG Parnell College student Jessica Wu, who ranked first in the World in Cambridge...

Midwives wanted in New Zealand

Wanaka down to last midwife Exploding population in certain regions means midwives shortage A recent Radio NZ reports there is now only one midwife for the picturesque city of Wanaka, in New Zealand's South Island. The College of Midwives confirms shortages across the country and this means opportunities for qualified...

Video blog issue 5: Teachers wanted in New Zealand

Will you come over and teach in New Zealand? Licensed Adviser Tobias Tohill, drawing from over 10 years' experience as a teacher, is discussing job opportunities for overseas teachers in New Zealand. In this 7 mn video blog, you will learn about: the New Zealand teachers' registration process, the qualification...