NEWS & UPDATES
BK Immigration Law New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND BORDERS TO FULLY OPEN JULY 31 2022
May 12, 2022
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that New Zealand’s borders will be fully opening two months earlier than originally planned.
NEW ZEALAND BORDER REOPENING IN STAGES FROM FEBRUARY 27 2022
February 4, 2022
The New Zealand government has announced a five step plan to gradually reopen the border between February and October 2022. The plan will prioritise New Zealanders and skilled workers.
THE 2021 RESIDENT VISA
NEW PATHWAY FOR MIGRANTS TO OBTAIN NZ RESIDENCE
October 5, 2021
The Government has announced a new one-off pathway to residence. This will give certainty of New Zealand residence to most migrants who are currently in New Zealand holding work visas.
NZ SKILLED MIGRANT VISAS EXTENDED
July 27, 2021
From 19 July 2021, the length of the New Zealand Essential Skills Visa for workers earning below the median wage will be doubled from 12 to 24 months.
HOW THE 2021 WORK VISA CHANGES AFFECT MIGRANT WORKERS & EMPLOYERS
May 24, 2021
From November 2021, there will be significant changes made to New Zealand Work Visas (known as AEWV). Here's how they will affect migrant workers and their employers
NEW ZEALAND WORK VISA APPLICATIONS DURING BORDER CLOSURE
December 3, 2020
You may be eligible for a New Zealand work visa if you are a health professional, even though the borders are currently closed.