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Saturday 25 June 2022

Borders

More than 6k working holiday applicants so far, more expected with border easing 2nd May 2022 /

More than 6k working holiday applicants so far, more expected with border easing

The workers will support NZ’s hospitality, horticultural and tourism sectors, says Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi.


G’day cobber: NZ opens border to Aus visitors 13th April 2022

G’day cobber: NZ opens border to Aus visitors

Thousands of visitors from Australia will arrive in New Zealand today, marking the restart of isolation-free trans-Tasman travel.


Border re-opening risks exacerbating worker shortages – report 31st March 2022 /

Border re-opening risks exacerbating worker shortages – report

The re-opening of New Zealand’s borders could make it harder for employers to fill critical worker shortages as Kiwis head overseas, according to a new report which estimates a net outflow of 16,500 people as border opened.


PM: Border re-opens mid-April for Aussie visitors, early May for visa waiver countries 16th March 2022 /

PM: Border re-opens mid-April for Aussie visitors, early May for visa waiver countries

The government brings forward border reopenings for visitors from Australia and visa waiver countries like the US and UK.


Manufacturing, hospo, hort to benefit from border easing – govt 14th March 2022 /

Manufacturing, hospo, hort to benefit from border easing – govt

But it’s no ‘silver bullet’ for industries struggling to cope with labour shortages.


Mixed reception to border plan from food sector groups 4th February 2022 /

Mixed reception to border plan from food sector groups

While it opens for more workers, it comes too late for some and does not do enough to address labour shortages for others.


Foreign critical, skilled workers to skip MIQ from mid-March – PM 3rd February 2022 /

Foreign critical, skilled workers to skip MIQ from mid-March – PM

But they will still need to go into self-isolation, says Jacinda Ardern.


Self-iso pilot for business travel opens for application, costs $1000pp 30th September 2021

Self-iso pilot for business travel opens for application, costs $1000pp

Businesses can now apply to take part in the government’s self-isolation pilot scheduled to start in October.


150 business travellers to test self-isolation border trial 28th September 2021

150 business travellers to test self-isolation border trial

The pilot will allow a short business trip overseas for fully-vaccinated people but they must self-isolate for 14 days when they return to New Zealand.


Industry relief, qualified welcome for plan to re-open border 13th August 2021 /

Industry relief, qualified welcome for plan to re-open border

Business travel, the ability to access skilled staff, and the hospitality sector will all benefit from a successful implementation.


Businesses invited to test travel pilot to prep for border re-opening – PM 12th August 2021 /

Businesses invited to test travel pilot to prep for border re-opening – PM

New Zealand will start a phased border re-opening in early 2022, says Jacinda Ardern.