14 September 2023 – Higher median wage to apply from February 2024

Starting from February 2024, a revised median wage of NZD $31.61 per hour will be integrated into the immigration system. Various visa categories, such as work and skilled residence visas, use wage thresholds or criteria linked to this median wage. This adjustment in...

1 March 2023 – Changes coming for partners of work visa holders

INZ have warned us since mid-2022 that changes were coming for partners of work visa holders.  We have now received clarity from the government on what those changes will look like and take place from 31 May 2023. The key changes are: Partners of work visa holders...

5 Dec 2022- Changes to partner work visas deferred to April 2023

The Immigration Minister has today announced a delay to controversial changes regarding work rights for partners of some temporary work visa holders. Greenstone Immigration had been waiting for these to come into effect in December 2022 but these have now been...