A former Licensed Immigration Adviser (LIA) has been sentenced to 6-months community detention and 100 hours community service after his application for a discharge without conviction was dismissed and he was found guilty of breaching the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007 (the Act).
The head of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has committed to continuing a pause on out of hours visits to residential addresses by compliance officers for deportation purposes following the release of an independent review into the practice.
With less than 4 months to go until the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 at Eden Park on 20 July, work is well underway across government to ensure the social and economic benefits of co-hosting one of the world’s largest women’s sporting events are locked in.
The Government has announced a new faster timeline for reopening the border and reconnecting New Zealand with the world. New Zealand’s border will now be fully reopened by the end of July – 3 months earlier than originally planned.