Category: Immigration to New Zealand

Immigrate to New Zealand by using investments

The New Zealand government has decided that the benefits of finding migrants to invest in the country is beneficial to the economy of the country. This means that you may apply for residence in New Zealand by investing in the country. You can do this under the Migrant Investment Policy, which includes two Investor categories. These categories are:  Investor 1 (minimum investment NZ$10 million for at least three years), and

How do I know if I am eligible for New Zealand immigration?

Are you ready to make the leap and start immigrating to New Zealand? It may surprise you to know that right now, New Zealand is welcoming healthcare workers, construction workers, veterinarians, and agricultural mobile plant operators amongst others. People with job offers of over $106,000 where there is a recognized skill shortage and anybody with a job offer from a company that is working on specific government projects, events, and

The Shocking Truth About New Zealand’s Employment Opportunities Now Compared to This Time Last Year

Good news if you are planning on immigrating to New Zealand! According to New Zealand’s top employment marketplace, Seek NZ, job advertisements showed an annual growth of 55.3% in March, despite COVID-19 restrictions. There are currently 30,877 job vacancies listed on Seek in New Zealand. The Figures in Context Yes, this time last year is when the country went into Level 4 lockdown in response to the arrival of the

All You Need To Know About Public Healthcare in New Zealand

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is the necessity for adequate healthcare. If you are planning on immigrating to New Zealand, here is a rundown of what you need to know about public healthcare in New Zealand. Emergency Medical Care If you are injured in an accident, the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides comprehensive, no-fault personal injury cover for all its residents and visitors. Funded by tax, it covers

Who can travel to New Zealand at this time?

COVID-19 has turned everything upside down – especially travel and emigration to New Zealand. Those who can travel to New Zealand include critical health and disability workers and “other critical workers”. 1. Critical health and disability workers  This category includes the likes of: Registered health practitioners as set out in the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 Internationally qualified nurses Paramedics and ambulance workers Technical and support staff working in theatres,

All You Need to Know About Public Healthcare in New Zealand

With Jacinda Ardern’s recent victory, emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand is more appealing than ever. But before you take the leap, and in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is helpful to research healthcare in New Zealand. Private vs Public Healthcare Just like South Africa, there is both private and public healthcare in New Zealand. The private sector is used to speed up non-emergency care and it

How do I move my pets to Australia from South Africa?

Emigrating from South Africa to Australia may have been done by millions before you, but that does not make it any easier. One way to lower the stress of the big move is to feel the calming presence of your four-legged friends. The good news is that you can take your beloved dogs or cats – no more than two cats and/or two dogs – to Australia with you. Being

Top 5 Tips for Emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand

Are you thinking of emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand in the near future? Moving to a new country can be exciting and daunting all at the same time, which is why we’ve compiled a checklist of things to do to help get you started. 1. Start by gathering as much information about the visa you will need  The Immigration New Zealand website is a resourceful starting point to

Financial Emigration Explained

Are you planning on immigrating to New Zealand, or have you already made the move and now wondering whether you should consider financial emigration to access and transfer your assets from the country? The concept of financial emigration entered the fray when it was announced that as of 1 March 2020, South African tax residents who were working and living abroad would be required to pay tax to the South

New Zealand’s Upcoming Elections And How It Will Impact Emigration To New Zealand

New Zealand’s upcoming elections are to be held on 17 October 2020. If you want to emigrate to New Zealand, it’s a good idea to keep up to date with their emigration policy changes. Here’s a bit of history, New Zealand’s major right-wing party is in favour of anti-emigration policies and has been trying to tighten restrictions on emigration. New Zealand’s politics are predominantly led by the centre-left Labour Party