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A training provider for international students who go on to become farmworkers says immigration exploitation is giving good companies a bad name.
A Chinese man's mercy drive helped four North Koreans to escape - but also forced him to flee to New Zealand after being tortured by police and harassed by North Korean agents.
The Green Party is calling for a strengthened family reunification policy to match increasing numbers of refugees.
A health advocacy group says it is a risk to have a third of the government's vaping advisory group made up of representatives of the e-cigarette industry.
Immigration staff will increase by up to 30 percent in Hamilton as the agency battles to improve delays to visa applications.
A Filipino worker has spoken out about the exploitation he suffered at a North Island farm while working up to 14 hours a day. Audio
Firefighters were expected to go back into Skippers Canyon in Central Otago at daylight.
Immigration New Zealand is investigating a complaint of corruption against an employee at the agency.
Immigration advisers say too many couples are being kept apart because officials are taking a tougher line on partnership and visitor visas.
An Immigration New Zealand's official has admitted the organisation was caught with its pants down when migrant numbers spiked while halving worldwide offices.
Immigration New Zealand faces questions over whether it is allowing unfair queue-jumping amid long waits for visas.
A United Nations report shows dozens of New Zealanders have been accepted as refugees after claiming asylum abroad.
The courts should be rolled out nationwide after the scheme reduced victims' anxiety, improved trial speed and quality and increased guilty pleas, a report says. Audio
A maritime police officer has described the David and Goliath battle as he stopped a 200-tonne ferry from slamming into an Auckland wharf, from a 12-metre inflatable boat.
Fifteen victims of human trafficking who gave evidence in court are waiting to find out their fate - four years on from the court case which they fear put them in jeopardy of revenge attacks.
A couple fighting their immigration case are living thousands of kilometres apart - despite their relationship never being assessed to see whether it is genuine.
Two Auckland city councillors say an increased police presence at Ihumātao has run roughshod over the prime minister's commitment to enter peaceful and honest talks with protesters. Video
Targets for decisions on applications for asylum have not been met - and one person has been waiting for more than three-and-a-half years to find out their fate.
An immigration lawyer says the government is reneging on pledges it wouldn't let foreign students take the blame for fraud committed by agents.
A Dargaville Subway shop must pay nearly $10,000 for failures to pay holiday rates, prompting labour inspectors to make the brand's franchises a priority.
Immigration New Zealand says a shake-up of senior management aims to forge new relations with businesses and focus on fraud and worker exploitation.
A former child gang member, who fled to New Zealand to escape revenge by his former associates, could lose the right to protection because of his criminal past.
Immigration New Zealand says it is working hard to improve processing times as it deals with a backlog of almost 12,000 people waiting to join their partners here.
Dunedin can no longer lay claim to the steepest street in the world after Guinness World Records accepted the challenge from Harlech, Wales.
Redundancy payouts to 250 staff at Immigration New Zealand have cost almost $8 million - and the restructure has achieved a fraction of the savings it set out to.