Employer Toolkit


  • 2017 Year in Review

    Immigration New Zealand

    A round-up of some of the key highlights and developments for INZ's work in the tourism and hospitality sectors during 2017.

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  • Tourism & Hospitality Data and Insights Report

    Immigration New Zealand, November 2017

    Latest statistics on work visas for the tourism and hospitality sector.

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  • Tourism and Hospitality Employer’s Guide

    Immigration New Zealand

    This guide covers information associated with the Essential Skills Work and Skilled Migrant Category residence visa changes that were introduced in August 2017. It also references the income thresholds to apply to these types of visas from 15 January 2018.

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  • Changes to Essential Skills Visa 2017

    Immigration NZ update - presentation

    Information on the changes and how will they impact your business. For more information see the following item.

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  • Changes to Essential Skills Visa II

    Immigration New Zealand presentation

    More information on the changes and what is required from tourism and hospitality employers.

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  • Immigration New Zealand website

    Link to INZ's website

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  • Complaints and feedback

    Provide online feedback to Immigration New Zealand

    You can make a complaint, suggestion or give a compliment directly to INZ using the online feedback form.

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  • Visa View

    Immigration status check

    VisaView is a quick and easy way for employers to check the immigration status of overseas people who are seeking work.

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  • Recruiting overseas workers

    A Guide - Approval in Principle Request & Talent Employer Accreditation

    Both Approval in Principle requests (AIP) and Talent Employer Accreditation (TEA) can be suitable options for New Zealand employers who have an ongoing need to recruit overseas workers to supplement their workforce.

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  • Employing migrants

    Immigration New Zealand's new 'Employ Migrants' resource

    INZ's new website includes a section with all the information employers need about hiring migrants, including how to go about hiring overseas, visa options and guidance on what employers can and can’t do in support of a prospective employee’s visa application.

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