Articles: by Katherine McDonald

Border Re-Opening & Work to Residency Pathways

The Government has recently announced changes to New Zealand’s immigration settings which will result in New Zealand’s borders opening to the free flow of non-New Zealand citizens and residents for the first time since the borders were closed on the 19th of March 2020. The border re-openings are happening gradually over the first half of this year but they will be fully open to all international visitors by the 1st of August 2022.


Introducing the New 2021 Residency Visa

Are you a migrant seeking residency in NZ? If yes, then we have some great news for you! You might be eligible for the new 2021 Residency Visa.

Hurry, because this visa is only available until 21st July 2022


Covid-19: Income Relief Payment

The Government announced recently a new scheme ( Covid 19 Relief Payment) to financially support employees who have lost their jobs through redundancies due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.


Covid-19: Essential workers leave scheme established

Last week the original government leave payment scheme, which was designed prior to the mandatory lockdown when few people were in self-isolation, was folded into the Wage Subsidy Scheme while the Government confirmed they were working on arrangements for those in essential work who required sick leave due to COVID-19.


Covid-19: Checklist for Employers - What You Need to Do in the Next 24 Hours.

As you are aware the lockdown implications from the containment of Covid-19 is an extraordinary situation and one which is constantly changing. As a result it raises lots of employment questions. We recommend the following: