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  1. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hi all! I'm new here, been thinking about New Zealand for the last couple of months. Right now I live in Reno, Nevada USA, going to school at my local community college. I can't stop thinking about New Zealand. I have a small family of three, who are looking for someplace to set in our roots. I...
  2. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    For the first time since 1991 more Australians are moving to New Zealand than the other way round, and searches online for moving to New Zealand from the UK have surged, new research shows. Thanks to a strong economy and good job prospects, New Zealand has seen immigration reach new record...
  3. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The number of people moving to New Zealand, especially from China, the UK and Australia, has reached another record high in the year to May 2017. The figures from Statistics New Zealand shows that numbers arriving to work and to live both increased, but fewer student visas were issued in the...
  4. Guides
    Student visa applications for New Zealand are changing over to online processing with paper applications being phased out, it has been confirmed. Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is encouraging students to start using the online system from now on. They can do this via INZ or on campus if they are...
  5. Articles: Americas
    More young people from the United States are to be given the opportunity to study in New Zealand with additional grants being offered from both nations. Education New Zealand, which raises awareness of the country as a study destination is providing US $50,000 over the next two years to support...
  6. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    New Zealand’s population is projected to increase by about a million in the next 20 years with ethnic group numbers also set to increase, new figures show. The analysis from Statistics New Zealand suggests that ethnic groups with higher birth rates or higher migration rates will increase their...
  7. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    More people than ever before are expected to visit New Zealand over the next seven years, which could also see the country’s expat population rise as those who fall in love with the nation seek to move permanently. Visitor arrivals are projected to real 4.9 million annually by 2023, a rise of...
  8. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Official figures show that New Zealand is one of the most popular countries in the world for expats with more people arriving than ever before to live and work. Experts have pointed out that this is because the economy is strong, there are plenty of opportunities for employment and the country...
  9. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    International students who plan to study in New Zealand and stay on for a period afterwards could be affected by planned changes to the country’s visa programme, it is claimed. Under the changes visa holders earning less than $49,000 would not be allowed to stay on for more than three years and...
  10. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Getting a skilled work visa for New Zealand is set to become tougher after the Government announced a package of changes to tighten access to the nation’s long term immigration. The changes will affect permanent and temporary visa streams and according to Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse...
  11. Articles: Europe
    New Zealand is moving ahead to forge more links with other countries around the world at a time when more people than ever before want to not just visit but move permanently to the country. The latest figures show that more than 3.68 million travellers passing through international airports in...
  12. Articles: Asia
    It is going to be much easier for Chinese people to visit and do business in New Zealand with a series of deals and initiatives announced by both countries. The multiple entry visa for Chinese visitors to New Zealand will be extended from three years to five years from 08 May and Chinese...
  13. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    More jobs are now being advertised in New Zealand in professions such as IT and communications technology, which often attract applications from overseas. Job prospects are particularly strong in Auckland and Wellington, but Canterbury has fewer jobs advertised than a year ago. In Auckland...
  14. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    New Zealand is one of the most popular countries in the world for people who want to visit and emigrate and now it is to be even more connected with the rest of the globe. Transport Minister Simon Bridges has announced that a number of new air services agreements will further enhance New...
  15. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    With numbers of international students applying to study in the United States due to visa concerns, New Zealand is set to continue to encourage more young people from abroad to move to the country for higher education. New research has found that international students are contributing to New...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I live in New Zealand. I'm doing freelance work for an Australian company. They are not very open-minded in relation to new transfer money methods, they only do it with PayPal or international money transfer via some bank. These are expensive. I was informed I could open a bank account in...
  17. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    For the first time net immigration for New Zealand has exceeded 71,000 with the country continuing to see record numbers moving rather than leaving to work overseas. The latest figures from Statistics New Zealand show that in the 12 months to the end of January 2017 there was a net migration...
  18. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hello everyone. I've been planning to work with them about my immigration process. Has anyone done any business with them? Or maybe you have another immigration consultant suggestion? Thanks.
  19. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    New measures have been announced in New Zealand to stop rogue employers from recruiting people from overseas to work for them. Employers who breach immigration and employment law will be prevented from giving jobs to workers from abroad under the changes which will come into operation on 01...
  20. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hello, Can anybody please tell me that how many points i can claim ? Age - 37 Exp - 12 years (software engineer) Qualification - Master of Computer Applications (MCA) English -- PTE overall 59 which is equal to 6.5 in IELTS (in speaking it is 53 is it ok?) Spouse - PTE overall 60 and Btech...
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