Category: Immigration to New Zealand

Why You Shouldn’t Let Covid-19 Halt Your Job Search in New Zealand

As the effects of Covid-19 continue to become more and more widespread, and South Africa enters its 21 day lockdown period, those planning their immigration to New Zealand may feel the need to halt their progress. The reality is, however, that the current situation presents more of an opportunity rather than a problem when it comes to job searches, in particular.  Why job search should continue  Considering how countless individuals

ANZSCO Changes: New Low-Skilled Occupations Are Now Eligible for Immigration to New Zealand

If you have recently looked into immigrating to New Zealand only to be disappointed by your findings, the new ANZSCO changes may play in your favour. Effective from mid 2020, the new version of ANZSCO will make new low-skilled occupations eligible for immigration to New Zealand. Here is what you need to know in terms of your application.  What the ANZSCO Changes Mean for You Certain low skilled jobs have

How will Covid-19/Coronavirus impact immigration to New Zealand?

Those who intended to emigrate from South Africa to New Zealand may have to deal with a halt on their plans in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. If you are wondering about when it will be possible once again to make the big move, here are the details that you need to know.  What precautions have New Zealand taken to curb the spread of Covid-19?  At midnight on Thursday, March

Will SA Education Be Compatible With New Zealand Schooling?

Immigrating to New Zealand offers great opportunities for South Africans. The country has some of the world’s highest living standards, boasts an excellent infrastructure, and has an increasingly diverse population that is welcoming to new immigrants. The Pacific Ocean island nation is also in the world’s top ten countries with the lowest crimes rates. The decision to move to New Zealand from South Africa isn’t a hard one to justify,

Immigrating to New Zealand? Here’s How Long It Will Take to Get Your Visa:

Immigrating to New Zealand is a major step to take in one’s life, and as such, there are a lot of plans that need to be made before one packs up and leaves. Having a solid idea of when things will happen will help you plan accordingly. To this end, Tri-Nations Migration will assist in giving you a general time frame on how long visa applications take and all the

A Guide On How To Pass The Health Requirements When Immigrating To New Zealand

A medical examination and x-ray examination are required to obtain a temporary visa as well as residency status to New Zealand. The country stipulates that you need to have an acceptable level of health, but this doesn’t mean that you aren’t allowed to have any health concerns. In a nutshell, New Zealand wants to make sure that you will not cost the New Zealand Health System more than NZ$41 000

What Are The Remuneration Thresholds For Immigrating To New Zealand?

Every year in November, the New Zealand government updates its remuneration thresholds for the Essential Skills Work Visa or Skilled Migrant Category Visa applications. The remuneration thresholds are based on information from the yearly New Zealand Labour Market Statistics, which is released in the third/fourth quarter of the year and takes effect in immigration instructions. This is how the remuneration bands are calculated: Higher Skilled: 150% of the median hourly

5 Reasons Why South Africans Put Immigrating To New Zealand At The Top Of Their List

The number of South Africans immigrating to New Zealand continues to rise. According to Statistics New Zealand, annual net migration was 62 700 for the year ended September 2018, and of these were 129 000 migrant arrivals. Businesstech.co.za reported that the number of permanent South African arrivals has steadily increased over the past 15 years. Improved Safety And Security Many South Africans live in gated communities and even then, they

Unemployment in New Zealand Is At Its Lowest In a Decade

Many South Africans are considering immigrating to New Zealand, and for good reason. Statistics New Zealand has reported that unemployment in the country is at its lowest in a decade. The number of unemployed people has dropped by 13 000 people and employment rose by 29,000 to 2.663 million. In South Africa, the unemployment rate rose to 27,2% in the fourth quarter of last year. In its quarterly labour force

Important changes to immigration laws in NZ in 2018

The New Zealand government announced changes to the country’s post-study work visa policy to ensure that post-study pathways for international students are fit for purpose and provide the skills and qualifications New Zealand needs.  The changes were announced in August and came into effect on 26 November 2018. The change effectively removes the employer-assisted post-study work visas at all levels and provides a one-year post-study open work visa for students