People-smugglers in Indonesia are promoting a passage to New Zealand in shipping containers for up to $17,000 a person and are describing it to would-be customers as "the cruise ship option", an Australian news investigation has found.Read More
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A former Albany company director responsible for a $100,000 immigration scam has been sentenced to home detention and community work at Auckland District Court.
Tengyu (Nick) Yuan, of Noahark Consultant Ltd, faced six counts of providing immigration advice without being licensed or exempt.Read More
One month on from the wind event that destroyed close to 800 irrigators, fast-tracking of Visas for overseas specialists is boosting efforts to get the irrigation season underway. However, IrrigationNZ says delayed irrigation is a real concern and the economic consequences could rival last year’s drought.Read More
The Government is to review next year the licensing of immigration advisers, amid criticism the law is failing to adequately punish and deter the serial abuse of clients.
The criticism comes after two licensed advisers were struck off for systematically taking money from Tongan clients for help they never Read More