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After a wait of more than three years for a government decision on family migration, grandparents had a glimmer of hope - before the coronavirus snuffed it out again.
A Fijian man who murdered his ex-girlfriend and her young daughter and buried them near an Auckland bus station has lost his battle against deportation.
If foreign film crews are allowed an exemption to border rules, so too should America's Cup teams, the National Party says.
Immigrants locked out of the country by the border closure are vowing to pay for quarantine in empty hotels so that they can return to their lives in New Zealand. Audio
New Zealand and immigrant workers are being pitted against each other as businesses wield the axe over thousands of jobs.
The Law Society says immigrants can be reassured over new legislation after safeguards were introduced to protect them.
As three-quarters of a million students prepare to leave their home classrooms, a small number are making a permanent switch to home learning.
Staff threatened with dismissal and their employers need to be reminded their work rights have not been changed because of the Covid-19 crisis, says an employment law advocate.
With immigrants frustrated over delays to urgent visa queries, 1000 immigration staff were unable to work from home because of a lack of access to technology.
Legislation introduced to Parliament this afternoon may bring hope to immigrants in turmoil, but proper checks are needed, an immigration lawyer says.
The number of passengers leaving and arriving in New Zealand reached the lowest level on record yesterday.
Hundreds of work visa holders on overseas trips when the border closed say they are desperate to get back to their jobs and homes in New Zealand.
The immigration industry says officials are being hamstrung by the government in their efforts to sort out visa problems.
Rich overseas investors could inject much-needed private capital into the economy in exchange for a safe haven from coronavirus, according to an expert in entrepreneurship.
Higher unemployment and election year populism may be the recipe for a sharp tightening of immigration policy, according to a leading academic. Audio
The government has eased visa rules to allow businesses to make greater use of immigrant labour during alert levels 3 and 4.
The government is discussing how it can support or repatriate immigrants who have lost their job during the Covid-19 lockdown, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
The High Court has ruled against a Singaporean firm which wants to disconnect its oil production vessel from the abandoned Tui oil field in offshore of Taranaki and leave capped pipelines on the ocean…
Immigrants say they are facing life on the breadline after losing their jobs and being unable to claim benefits or return home.
A 'skills army' of accountants, lawyers and IT experts - even therapists - are offering free help to families and small businesses struggling with the Covid-19 lockdown.
The government has changed immigration rules to help supermarkets cope with labour shortages.
A charitable trust that matches volunteers to good causes has launched help for those needing chores run during the Covid-19 outbreak.
A charitable trust that matches volunteers to good causes has launched help for those running errands during the coronavirus outbreak.
An asylum-seeker turned down for protection at least three times has been granted refugee status after being accused by Sri Lankan police of people smuggling.
The government is weighing up how to help immigrants and visitors who may be unable to return home or need new visas.