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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.
Immigration officials told a student they made mistakes in processing his application - but refused to refund him because his fees had been spent in reassessing its decision.
A mother with a young child was alarmed when a fellow passenger got symptoms of Covid-19 during what she described as an 'evacuation' flight back to New Zealand.
The government is being challenged about the legality of its travel restrictions that continue to ban visitors from China and Iran.
Immigration officials are being accused of using data analytics and algorithms in visa processing - and leaving applicants in the dark about why they are being rejected.
Families fighting to have overseas grandparents visit their newborn grandchildren say unfair health restrictions are keeping them apart.
A woman who left New Zealand says she felt she had no choice but to give up her citizenship and is now on a quest to get it back.
An immigration lobby group fears mistakes by inexperienced staff are leaving people stranded in airports without correct visas.
But there is concern that delegating decision-making takes away an independent check and an avenue for cases that fall outside normal immigration guidelines.
Immigration New Zealand has spelt out how high pay takes skilled workers to the top of a priority list after complaints to the Ombudsman about its unpublished fast-track processing policy.
The on-going closure of New Zealand's immigration office in China because of coronavirus has left more than 13,000 visa applicants waiting for a decision.
The government is locked in talks about an overhaul of the residence programme to prioritise highly skilled immigrants.
The decrease includes voluntary departures, which fell by a 1000 last year to their lowest level in at least four years.
Women who face paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to their abusive ex-husbands in divorce settlements say the law is retraumatising domestic violence victims.
A Muslim Uighur says immigration processes in New Zealand mean the nightmare for him is still continuing after being accepted as a refugee.
Asylum seekers still face undue delays getting visas in what an Auckland lawyer believes may be an attempt from Immigration New Zealand to deter applicants.