As specialist immigration lawyers,

we are committed to achieving the goals of migrant individuals and families, and ensuring the success of New Zealand based employers and businesses.

Whether you are looking to migrate to New Zealand, are already in New Zealand and seeking advice on your options for staying here, or need assistance to resolve a particular immigration issue, our highly experienced team is here to help.

Our team thrives on opportunities. We pride ourselves on giving honest advice on the available options, comprehensive and high-quality representation at a competitive price, and a level of communication second to none.

Proven Track Record

At Saunders & Co Immigration we pride ourselves on our results.

We have built up an impressive track record of successfully managing the move to New Zealand for many individuals and families and of navigating the grant of temporary visas, residency and citizenship to employees, business persons, investors and family. We advise and collaborate with New Zealand businesses across all industries to facilitate their labour needs.


This means that regardless of how unique and complicated your situation is, you should be talking to us about your options and getting the right advice for you. We deliver quality results at competitive rates and are available when you need us.

Individuals and Families

We can assist you with obtaining a Visitor Visa; Student Visa; Work Visa; Residency…

Businesses and Employers

We can provide an employer risk assessment via a compliance audit; assist you with obtaining employer accreditation…

The Saunders & Co Advantage

When you choose Saunders & Co Immigration to assist you, you are getting more than just expert immigration advice. Whether you are just making the move now, or have been here for years, from individuals to employers, we can provide a full wrap service of all the legal services you require to ensure your success, including specialist international taxation advice. Saunders & Co Immigration is part of the well established law firm Saunders & Co, with over 70 staff and partners covering all areas of law.

Articles and Legal News

21 April 2022

Accredited Employer Work Visa policy – what you need to know

Accredited Employer Work Visa policy – what you need to know   Immigration New Zealand (“INZ”) has now released policy details for the Accredited Employer Work Visa (“AEWV”), as part of its complete overhaul of the current work visa system.

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15 March 2022

New visa policy offers aid to Ukrainian nationals

The Government has today announced new policy to offer shelter to Ukrainian nationals whose lives are at risk from Russia’s aggression, following the illegal invasion of Ukraine that began last month.

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4 February 2022

New Zealand's border reopening: the 5-stage process

This article has been updated to reflect the most recent changes to the scheduled border reopening dates, announced by the Government on 16 March 2022.

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15 December 2021

Immigration policy updates - Throw out the rule book - 2022 set to be another year of change

2021 has seen an unprecedented number of changes to immigration instructions and policy and as we now turn our focus to 2022 and the re-opening of the New Zealand borders, we have summarised some key recent changes that may affect…

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