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CHINA – Visa Exemption Expanded to Include Australia, New Zealand, Poland

July 1, 2024

China's Foreign Ministry announced an expansion of its visa exemption policy to citizens of New Zealand, Australia, and Poland.

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NEW ZEALAND – Changes Introduced to Accredited Employer Work Visa

April 16, 2024

Changes to the AEWV took effect from April 7, 2024, specifically for positions categorized at Skill Levels 4 and 5.

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COMPLIANCE CORNER – New Zealand introduces new penalty scheme

April 11, 2024

Immigration New Zealand has introduced a new scheme to combat breaches of low-level immigration compliance.

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NEW ZEALAND – Updates to Permanent Resident Visa and Working Holiday Visa Schemes

February 6, 2024

The government of New Zealand has introduced updates to its Permanent Resident Visa and Working Holiday Visa schemes.

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NEW ZEALAND – AEWV Trial Periods Removed

October 12, 2023

New Zealand immigration officials have removed a 90-day trial period for AEWV holders at new companies.

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NEW ZEALAND – Work Permit Base Wage Rises

October 3, 2023

New Zealand is raising the median wage required to be eligible for a work visa as of February 2024, in a move impacting both workers and employers.

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NEW ZEALAND – Updates to AEWV Visa Standards

August 17, 2023

Immigration New Zealand announced changes to the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV), effective 27 November 2023. The changes primarily affect the term of stay period for AEWV holders.

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NEW ZEALAND – Skilled Migrant Update

July 14, 2023

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) announced a new Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) in June 2023, providing a pathway for residency for highly-skilled and higher-income individuals.

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UNITED KINGDOM – UK and New Zealand Expand Work-Abroad Schemes

June 16, 2023

Youth Mobility and Working Holiday schemes are visa options designed to facilitate young adults in experiencing life in a different country to promote cultural exchange and enable participants to gain international work experience and broaden their skills.

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NEW ZEALAND – Changes to Partner Work Rights

June 16, 2023

Immigration New Zealand announced on 31 May 2023 substantive changes to the visa conditions for the partners of Essential Skills and Accredited Employer Work Visa holders applying for new Partner of Worker Work Visas.

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