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In this episode of Voices; an Overstayer shares the heartbreaking story of how she came to be illegal in New Zealand. Her case illustrates the brutal reality of appealing for residency. Produced by… Audio
Applications open for new Pacific writer residency in Wellington for 2019. Audio
The government has been accused of turning a blind eye to recruiters offering students visas as a way of obtaining permanent residence.
A Tongan family has won a last-ditch appeal to stay in the country, after a community leader mucked up their residence application Audio
An immigration lawyer says dozens of Pasifika families are unfairly deported each year after putting their trust in rogue advisers. Audio
A Tongan family has won a last-ditch appeal to stay in the country, after a community leader mucked up their residence application. Audio
A man given residency on the basis he was still married to his first wife, although he'd wed two others, can't stay in NZ despite remarrying his original spouse.
Immigration consultant David Cooper joins the Panel to discuss why a man who's a NZ citizen can't get residency for his whole family and whether there is anything the family can do. Audio
Three Fijian forestry workers who are also volunteer firefighters are struggling to gain residency despite having lived in New Zealand for 10 years. Audio
A Chilean family taking refuge in a Christchurch church after Immigration New Zealand threatened to deport them says they have battled to gain residency for several years with no luck. Audio
New Zealand First is claiming student visas are being promoted as an easy way to gain New Zealand residency. Audio