NEWS & INFORMATION ON
MOVING TO NEW ZEALAND
It was announced that a further 17 roles will be added to the Green List on either the ‘Straight to Residence’ or ‘Work to Residence’ pathway in March 2024.
Currently, in order to apply for some visa types, certain qualifications gained outside
of New Zealand need to be evaluated and compared to New Zealand qualifications. This is done via an International Qualifications Assessment (IQA).
When applying for a New Zealand visa, you must show Immigration NZ you are of good character. So how do you do that?
Soon, some skilled professionals will have the opportunity to chose between two pathways to residency in New Zealand, the Green List, or the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC). We understand that making this decision might feel a bit overwhelming, so we’ve listed some of the key differences here.
Some recent announcements from Immigration New Zealand will be great news for those looking to make the move to our beautiful shores. Near record-breaking levels of people arriving and remaining in New Zealand for more than 12 months, show just how desirable the Kiwi lifestyle of work-life balance is.
A recent study has ranked New Zealand as the global leader in achieving a harmonious work-life balance. This accolade not only highlights the country’s commitment to the well-being of its citizens but also offers valuable insights for the rest of the world. The result of this balance is a workforce that is not only productive but also fulfilled, nurturing a positive ripple effect across every aspect of society.
Last year the UK and New Zealand prime ministers announced their plans to update the Working Holiday Scheme , From July 1 2023 this is coming into affect and UK Citizens will be able to travel & work in New Zealand for longer.
The New Zealand Government is introducing a maximum continuous stay of five years on an Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) for those who are not clearly on a pathway to residence.
New simplified points system will be introduced for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) Resident Visa on 9 October 2023. These changes are designed to provide a faster route to residence for individuals in high-skilled roles and offer a clear pathway to residence for those who work in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Discover the 21 of the most sought-after occupations in New Zealand, where technological advancements and shifting industry demands have created a dynamic job market with lucrative career opportunities.
A huge announcement yesterday reflects the New Zealand government’s ongoing efforts to make it easy for skilled professionals to live and work in our beautiful, progressive country.
ANZ is no longer an NZ registered company, affecting Investor Visa application.
New Zealand has ranked 10th happiest country in the world, according to the 2023 World Happiness Report, ranking above Australia, (12th), the US (15th) and the UK (19th).New Zealand’s high ranking in the 2023 World Happiness Report can be attributed to a range of factors, including strong social support, environmental sustainability, economic prosperity, individual freedom, and work-life balance.
According to Forbes Advisor, Auckland has been named as the fifth-best city in the world for balancing work and life commitments. It is also the only non-European city to feature in the top 10.
New Zealand is a winter wonderland full of adventure. With spectacular snow-capped peaks, sensational ski fields, lively ski resorts and cosy wineries, there’s plenty of fun to be had both on the slopes and après ski.
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