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About 5000 people have become residents under a fast-track government scheme launched last month, with migrants from India, South Africa, and Philippines topping the approvals.
The Immigration and Protection Tribunal will decide if the kickboxer, who arrived 19 years ago using another person's passport, will be sent back to the Czech Republic.
New Zealanders in Australia say they feel like their country has turned its back on them following another setback in return travel plans.
Almost a million people are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine booster from today and there are concerns the system will not be able to cope.
Tarri Caraquez and Joel Macarubbo's family have gone from selling their belongings to pay for food, rent and nappies to being back on a firm footing with a fast-track to residence.
Community Law says it is 'blown away' by the wide-ranging effects of its win in a High Court immigration case.
A High Court ruling means 4000 residents who were unable to come to New Zealand because of immigration rules can now travel here.
The immigration industry says heads should roll over the launch of the 2021 residence programme which was dogged by IT issues.
Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi chose administrative ease over the rights of families and children, according to lawyers in the High Court.
Two New Zealanders are heading to court today in a case that could affect thousands of migrants and their families.
It appears tourists will benefit from the lifting of border restrictions next year but separated couples and families will not, according to immigration lawyers and advocates.
Immigration advisers have described the first day of the country's new residence scheme as a shambles.
"I swear I've never grinned as much in my life," says Michelle Shaw about the moment they finally knew their family were set to be New Zealand residents. Video
More than 1500 firefighters remain unvaccinated as a government deadline looms on Monday.
Fathers separated from their children by border restrictions are calling for the government not to forget their plight.
A tribunal says migrants need to be protected from an adviser whose systemic deceptions left a couple unlawfully in the country.
The largest New Zealand study into vape products showed harmful bacteria, substances and chemicals are lurking in them.
A recruitment firm bringing Filipino workers from the Cook Islands says Air New Zealand gave travellers a shock when the flight schedule was wiped.
The government says it will look at a 'quirk' in immigration policy that means some workers have to leave the country and fly back in to be eligible for next year's one-off residence visa.
Affected police officers will have to have one dose by the end of this month and be fully vaccinated by 14 January to continue in their jobs.
Surf Life Saving and Coastguard are scrambling to confirm which volunteers must be vaccinated against Covid-19, and what that means for rescues on the water.
Firefighters have been told they must be vaccinated and there are concerns about what emergency coverage will look like when their first deadline passes on Monday.
Migrants are selling their belongings, begging for money and living in garages after losing their jobs during lockdown.
An immigration decision against two suspected spies has the hallmarks of a set-up to deny them justice, according to a former minister and immigration lawyer.
A couple who set up a business in New Zealand have been described as a threat to national security because of their link to Chinese intelligence services were rejected for residence.