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More than 100,000 NZeTAs processed

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:33 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is encouraged by the number of travellers who have requested their NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) ahead of it becoming mandatory from 1 October 2019. More >>

Migrant exploitation results in fine and home detention

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 10:10 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand is warning employers; there will be rigorous prosecution of employers who exploit migrants More >>

Student fraud in Vietnam

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 11:44 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and Education New Zealand have agreed to an industry and agent engagement programme to grow high-quality student enrolments from the Vietnam market and deter fraud. More >>

Pacific Quota Ballot Today

Friday, 7 June 2019, 10:14 am | Immigration NZ

A total of 650 places are available under the Pacific Access Category for nationals from Tonga (250), Fiji (250), Tuvalu (75) and Kiribati (75). More >>

Defendants jailed for exploiting migrants

Friday, 10 May 2019, 12:00 pm | Immigration NZ

A Bangladeshi couple who are New Zealand citizens have been jailed after being found guilty of multiple charges of migrant exploitation. More >>

New refugee settlement location announced

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:02 pm | Immigration NZ

Ashburton has been selected as the sixth new refugee settlement location following the Government’s decision to increase the annual refugee quota to 1,500 places from July 2020. More >>

First PTE convicted of immigration fraud

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 10:08 am | Immigration NZ

The first New Zealand Private Training Establishment (PTE) has been convicted of immigration fraud in the Auckland District Court and fined $40,000. More >>

Pacific Quota Registrations open

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:22 am | Immigration NZ

Citizens of Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji are encouraged to register for this year’s ballot under the Samoan Quota and Pacific Access Category, which takes place between 1 and 30 April. Immigration Instructions recognise the special relationship ... More >>

Bangladeshi couple found guilty of migrant exploitation

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 4:16 pm | Immigration NZ

A Bangladeshi couple who are New Zealand citizens have been found guilty on a number of exploitation and other immigration related charges. More >>

2017/18 Year at the Border report published

Friday, 11 January 2019, 12:12 pm | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand’s work at the border is showcased in the latest annual Year at the Border report. More >>

Man arrested for human trafficking and slavery

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:08 am | Immigration NZ

A 64-year-old man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking and slavery, following a lengthy investigation by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and NZ Police. More >>

Indian national sentenced for exploiting migrant workers

Monday, 17 September 2018, 4:13 pm | Immigration NZ

An Indian national New Zealand citizen has been convicted for exploiting Indian workers he employed. More >>

Fijian arrest linked to NZ’s human trafficking convictions

Monday, 20 August 2018, 1:22 pm | Immigration NZ

Fijian arrest linked to NZ’s human trafficking convictions A 31 year old female Fijian citizen has been arrested and charged by the Fiji Police with serious crimes including human trafficking as a result of a joint Immigration New Zealand (INZ) ... More >>

Community organisations to support sponsored refugees

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:06 am | Immigration NZ

New Zealand will extend a warm Kiwi welcome to 21 sponsored refugees, made up of five families, who arrive this week under a new settlement approach, says Immigration New Zealand Manager, Steve McGill. More >>

NZ visa holders will say goodbye to visa labels

Monday, 2 July 2018, 4:18 pm | Immigration NZ

Visa labels in passports are about to become a thing of the past for New Zealand visa holders. From 4 July 2018, Immigration New Zealand will stop issuing physical labels into visa holders’ passports. Instead all successful visa applicants will ... More >>

Samoan Quota Ballot Today

Friday, 29 June 2018, 11:22 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Assistant General Manager Jeannie Melville says a record 16,500 registrations were received this year for the Samoan Quota. More >>

Christchurch employer sentenced for employing illegal worker

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 2:20 pm | Immigration NZ

A Christchurch liquor store and its owner have been sentenced for employing an unlawful Indian migrant for three and a half years. More >>

Pacific Quota Ballot Today

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:06 am | Immigration NZ

A total of 650 places are available under the Pacific Access Category for nationals from Tonga (250), Fiji (250), Tuvalu (75) and Kiribati (75). More >>

INZ strengthening verification processes against fraud

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 12:09 pm | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is boosting its risk and verification processes in the ongoing battle against visa fraud. More >>

Fijian resident sentenced for refugee fraud

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:55 pm | Immigration NZ

A Fijian national who made up a story that he arrived in New Zealand as a stowaway after his entire family were massacred by a group of Bangladeshi has been sentenced on a representative fraud charge. More >>

 

 

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