Tag Archives: immigration

Business Investor Categories and Queen City Law

  In New Zealand the Business Investor Categories require an applicant to actively invest either $10 million or $1.5 M in our economy for 3 or 4 years. There has been talk about creating a third $5 M category for a long time but nothing has eventuated. As is pretty much the political norm these […]

Enterprise Investment and Development – Chinese Investment in New Zealand

Recently Queen City Law were invited to deliver a presentation as the NZ leading property and construction law firm to the Zhongshan Enterprise Investment and Development Association who had travelled to New Zealand representing Guangdong Province, in China. To find out more about Guandong Province click here. Other presenters include Head of Migration Banking, BNZ, CA from William […]

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Government Ministers and Immigration

A ministerial request is one of the last options for those who want to permanently live in New Zealand. As lawyers we often assist client with applications to the Minister and have proven extremely effective in this space over the last 20 years or so securing a very high percentage of successful outcomes. Cases are generally heard […]

It’s just a form, right?

It’s just a form, right? Queen City Law have published a new immigration law article to the Law Library by Jack Cheng. He has had vast experience in dealing with a wide range of immigration issues, ranging from routine visa applications to judicial review proceedings. Born in Taiwan and educated in New Zealand, Jack is […]

International Travel and Migration: June 2014

International Travel and Migration for New Zealand were released today showing a continuing strong trend of migrants arriving. The figures show a record for June arrivals. In June 2014 compared with June 2013: Visitor arrivals (162,100) were up 2,600. The biggest changes were in arrivals from: Japan (up 1,200) China (up 900). Overseas trips by New Zealand residents (206,500) […]

Immigration Advisers Authority Updates code of conduct

The code of conduct sets out the required standards of professional and ethical conduct for licensed immigration advisers. The Code was developed by the Registrar of Immigration Advisers and approved by the Minister of Immigration in accordance with section 37(4) of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007. The code of conduct also sets out obligations […]

Top 11 Posts from the last year

Queen City Law have been blogging in the immigration and property law space for 4 years now. All our regular posts are still on this site and you can search these by category, by tag cloud or by chronological order. Our regular posts often have articles and fact sheets embedded. These articles can be found […]

How can I prove there are no New Zealander’s available for my job?

New blog on “How can I prove there are no New Zealander’s available for my job?”. To read the full article as a pdf click here. We often see news stories such as this one, where the local community is rallying around a well-loved migrant when their visa has been declined. (Like this article in […]

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Comments on Entrepreneur Work Visa and Entrepreneur Residence Visa

12th Annual Immigration Law Conference is on in Auckland at Pullman Hotel and runs 19th to 20th of June 2014. Queen City Law Lawyers will also be speaking at this conference, come along and introduce yourself. Our immigration team will be looking at the new Entrepreneur Work Visa and the  Entrepreneur Residence Visa, we will be […]

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Immigration and a NZ Ready Attitude

New Zealand receives immigrants from the Pacific, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. People of all cultures undertake the long process of resettling in New Zealand, at the heart of the South West Pacific. For families deciding to immigrate: sometimes the migration process can be best adventure of your life or it can be a […]