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Things you need to know about land subdivision

Auckland’s population has increased significantly and is expected to continue increasing over the next 10 years. The increased population together with other determinants make Auckland one of the cities worst in the world given the extremely high house prices coupled with moderate wages. Accordingly, recent market trends indicate that medium to high density housing developments […]


Net migration inflows set new record.

New Zealand’s net migration inflows for September of 10,510 were the second strongest on record, beaten only by the July inflows. Statistics New Zealand figures released yesterday showed inflows had topped 10,000 for the past three months, having averaged about 9650 in the preceding years. September’s outflow of 4960 was slightly higher than the 4810 average […]


3000 new apartments planned for Auckland CBD

Colliers International researchers said today 3000 apartments would be built in the Auckland cbd in the 4 years to the end of 2018, raising stock by 18%, from 17,395 to 20,472. Research & consultancy national director Alan McMahon said 6601 new apartments would be built in the whole region, 44% in the cbd, 28% in each […]


Mandarin becomes the fastest growing language in NZ schools.

Chinese is becoming the fastest growing language studied in New Zealand; according to Tony Browne, Chair, Confucius Institute, Victoria University, Wellington. MLA program is managed by the three Confucius Institutes across the country, at Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch. The MLA programme, which has provided important support over the last four years for the teaching of […]

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New Zealand enters the "Top Five" of study destinations for the children of Chinese high earners

The top five destinations for undergraduate and postgraduate study were the US, the UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand, the survey by luxury publishing and events group Hurun Report shows. This is the first year New Zealand has entered the top five, overtaking Switzerland. “New Zealand breaking into the ‘Big 5’ shows how far it has […]

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Steeper lending charges on the way?

The NZ Reserve bank is contemplating targeting landlords of investment properties in an effort to cool the NZ housing market. The bank is taking particular aim at the most risky borrowing, solely reliant on rental income for a landlord to repay loans. Reserve Bank announcement that it was seeking feedback on lending to residential property […]

Changes for Skilled workers employment entry under the New Zealand – China FTA

Queen City Law Immigration team have forged a strong track record procuring temporary employment entry for skilled workers from all across Asia, Americas and Europe. Now under the New Zealand – China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) some of the rules governing skilled migrants have changed. If you are a skilled migrant wanting to work in […]

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Winning Ways – Inner Mongolia Rider Horse Group

Queen City Law Lawyer Tom Huang heads up the Chinese speaking team and was pleased to attend a day at the races which turned into one of the epic NZ Derby Days.  Tom represents Chairman Lang and has been assisting with Investor + visa details. We would like to congratulate Mr Lang on his historic win and […]

QCL – 2015 Year of the Sheep

Queen City Law are pleased to celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome in the Year of the Sheep.  Our QCL team attended some of the Chinese New Year events and were pleased to find and enjoy many Chinese delicacies, while enjoying the extensive, exciting and colourful celebrations of Chinese musical performances including the traditional Lion/Dragon Dance. A major holiday in many […]


Mandarin Speaking Law Team – Auckland

The lawyers at Queen City Law are speakers of Korean, Mandarin, English, Spanish, Indonesian and Tagalog. We have law teams for Immigration, Property, Commercial and Disputes and can sit down with you to make sure you get your case well represented. We are experts in helping settle Asian migrants in new lives in New Zealand. […]