Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Zealand Migration Flow 2011

  Net migration flow into New Zealand remained positive throughout the global financial crisis and the Christchurch earthquakes, but the Government predicts more people will come and join to rebuild the nation. Figures released by the Department of Labour  showed … Continue reading

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New Zealand

New Zealand Immigration

New Zealand encourages skilled migrant workers and professionals to work and settle under different avenues. It offers a set of visa programs designed specifically to facilitate skilled migrants to work or invest and bring benefits to New Zealand economy. A person can either work in any occupation for which there is a demand or can start a business which would be lucrative for the country.

Job opportunities in New Zealand:

New Zealand industries experiencing skilled worker shortage in the following occupations:

  • Agriculture and farming
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health and Social Services
  • Information and communications technology
  • Science
  • Trades

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UK Immigration likely to curtail domestic workers freedom

The decision of the UK immigration authorities to bring about changes to Tier 5 Domestic Workers Visas that was earlier announced by Home Office may lead to increase in domestic abuse and will prove to be a disadvantage to domestic workers who are planning to migrate. This issue is being highly debated by concerned authorities who are favorable towards the rights of the domestic workers.

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Immigration New Zealand announces plans to attract more immigrants and simplify visa process

 It is hoped that the plans, called “Vision for 2015”, will enable the immigration department to focus more on attracting and keeping high value migrants, students and travellers. In order to achieve this the department said they need to create … Continue reading

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