On 11 March 2019, new legislative instruments, listing the skilled occupations that are relevant if applying for a number of skilled visas, came into effect.
The New Zealand government has proposed significant changes to the employer-assisted work visa framework which, if implemented, will affect all New Zealand employers supporting work visa applications and all individuals applying for employer-supported work visas.
Most of the changes are set to be implemented from August 2019, after public consultation. Regional Skill Shortage Lists may be introduced as early as April 2019.
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