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Defendants pay a high price for immigration fraud

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:30 pm | Immigration NZ

Two men have been sentenced today at the High Court in Nelson for their role in organising false refugee claims. More >>

Big Increase in Number of People Coming to New Zealand

Monday, 2 November 2015, 1:05 pm | Immigration NZ

New figures released today show big increases in the number of skilled migrants, students and visitors to New Zealand. More >>

Arrest Over Filipino Dairy Workers

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:48 pm | Immigration NZ

A dual Filipino / New Zealand national has been arrested and charged with offences relating to a suspected fraud involving multiple work visa applications submitted by Filipinos to work in the New Zealand dairy industry. More >>

Company officials sentenced on migrant exploitation charges

Friday, 16 October 2015, 1:01 pm | Immigration NZ

Two people involved in the management of the Auckland Indian restaurant chain Masala have been sentenced at the Auckland District Court this morning on charges related to the exploitation of migrant workers. More >>

Airline Fined Over Boarding Unauthorised Passenger

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 9:37 am | Immigration NZ

An airline has been prosecuted for allowing a passenger to fly to New Zealand without getting prior approval from Immigration New Zealand (INZ). More >>

Fruit contractor faces migrant exploitation charges

Friday, 29 May 2015, 12:12 pm | Immigration NZ

A Tauranga based fruit farm labour contractor has appeared at the Tauranga District Court this morning on 32 charges under the Immigration Act 2009, including 12 relating to the exploitation of migrant workers. More >>

Pacific Quota Registrations Open

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:54 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 between 1 and 30 April 2015. More >>

Agreement heralds Fiji’s inclusion in RSE scheme

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 5:19 pm | Immigration NZ

An agreement has been signed today by the head of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and his Fijian counterpart setting out the arrangements for Fiji’s inclusion in New Zealand’s successful seasonal worker scheme. More >>

Sentence sends strong message against migrant exploitation

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:42 pm | Immigration NZ

A director of a Wellington immigration agency has been sentenced for her role in the exploitation of migrant workers in an immigration scam masterminded by her and her husband. More >>

RSE employers praise seasonal work scheme

Monday, 10 November 2014, 4:12 pm | Immigration NZ

Employers who take on seasonal workers under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are praising it as meeting the needs of New Zealand’s horticulture and viticulture growers. More >>

Immigration fraudsters sentenced

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:54 am | Immigration NZ

Two Fijian nationals found guilty of providing false and misleading information to Immigration New Zealand (INZ) have been sentenced. More >>

Developer confirmed for refugee centre rebuild

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:20 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) today signed a contract with Downer New Zealand Ltd to carry out the rebuild of the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre in South Auckland. More >>

New online medical system

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:56 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is seeking registrations of interest for a new onshore panel physician network to support an online immigration health processing system. More >>

Student visa applications go online

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10:30 am | Immigration NZ

People from all over the world who want to study in New Zealand can now apply for their visas online. More >>

First people trafficking charges

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:10 pm | Immigration NZ

The first people trafficking charges in New Zealand have been brought by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). More >>

Nationwide provider for settlement information services

Monday, 30 June 2014, 4:54 pm | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has announced that from 1 July Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand (CABNZ) will be the provider of face-to- face settlement information services for new migrants across the country. More >>

Pacific Quota Ballot Today

Friday, 6 June 2014, 2:48 pm | Immigration NZ

The New Zealand Immigration Samoa and Pacific Access Category quotas have been drawn by ballot today. More >>

New guides for employers & migrants in the Aged Care sector

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:34 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has launched two new guides containing useful tips and information for migrant workers and their employers in the Aged Care sector. More >>

Man sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for misleading INZ

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:29 pm | Immigration NZ

A man sentenced today to two years’ imprisonment for misleading an immigration officer faces immediate arrest should he return to New Zealand. More >>

Fijian national encouraged to leave New Zealand voluntarily

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 11:19 am | Immigration NZ

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is urging Fijian national Sanil Kumar to leave New Zealand voluntarily so that he can apply for a visitor visa to come back to New Zealand when the money has been raised for the kidney transplant he needs. More >>