21 May 2020

Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill set to close New Zealand’s doors, for now

The New Zealand Government has passed the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill, pushing it through the legislative process in near record time.

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14 May 2020

What the Visa Processing Landscape looks like Under Level 2

With restrictions relaxing under alert level 2 and more staff able to return to the office, Immigration New Zealand’s visa processing capacity, which has been largely limited over the lockdown period, is now increasing.

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5 May 2020

NZ Govt’s Draft Bill to give Unfettered Visa Powers

Parliament has today had its first reading of the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill which, if passed, will grant a range of time-limited visa powers aimed at addressing Covid-19 ‘challenges’ in the context of immigration.

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17 April 2020

INZ Announces changes to processing priorities

NZ has today revised the order in which applications will be prioritised for processing.

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8 April 2020

Tax Considerations for Returning Kiwis

When returning to New Zealand tax is most likely one of the last things people consider (if they consider it at all).

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5 February 2020

The Unknown Tax Cost of Foreign Property

Are you migrating or returning to New Zealand?  Are you aware of the tax implications of such a move?  Many people move to New Zealand having kept overseas properties.

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