Immigration

The Minister and Associate Minister of Immigration are proactively releasing the titles of documents received from MBIE.

The following lists are as accurate as possible at the time of publishing and may be updated or added to. This list includes papers received from the Minister’s reporting agency where the Minister and Associate Minister are the main recipients. Papers received from other agencies, or where a paper has been referred to the Minister by another Minister, are not included in this list.

Titles of Appointment and Honours Committee (APH) briefings and briefings that accompany responses to Official Information Act requests to the Minister are not included in this list.

Some information has been withheld for the following reasons:

  • National security or defence
  • Privacy of natural persons
  • Commercial information
  • Confidentiality
  • Confidential advice to Government
  • Free and frank expression of opinion
  • Legal professional privilege
  • Negotiations

March 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-2375 Further advice to support the draft Cabinet paper: Responding to net migration trends 1 March MBIE
2324-2277 The Immigration Green List – further advice 1 March MBIE
2324-2254 International Surrogacy* 1 March MBIE
2324-1971 International Surrogacy* 1 March MBIE
2324-1998 Future of immigration support for the community impacted by 15 March mosque attacks 1 March MBIE
2324-1491 Immigration fee and levy review: proposed rates and draft Cabinet paper 4 March MBIE
2324-2368 Minister of Immigration meeting with UNHCR Regional Representative, 5 March 2024 4 March MBIE
2324-2370 Meeting with Steve Armitage, CEO of Hospitality NZ 4 March MBIE
2324-2371 Meeting with Carolyn Young, CEO of Retail NZ 4 March MBIE
2324-2340 Meeting with Professor Damon Salesa, Vice-Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 4 March MBIE
2324-2283 Special Work Instructions – Options for Visa Processing 5 March MBIE
2324-0028 Weekly report to the Minister and Associate Ministers of Immigration 6 March MBIE
2324-2089 Refugee and protected person claims – policy options to address unmeritorious claims 6 March MBIE
2324-2372 Meeting with Leeann Watson (Chief Executive, Business Canterbury) and Mike Collins (Chief Executive, Business South) 6 March MBIE
2324-1350 Adding secondary teachers to the Straight to Residence pathway under the Immigration Green List – Updated Cabinet paper 7 March MBIE
2324-2445 Confirmation of reinstatement of Immigration (Mass Arrivals) Amendment Bill 7 March MBIE
2324-2471 Further advice on retaining reused job tokens for the AEWV 8 March MBIE
2324-2528 Revised Cabinet paper following consultation: Responding to net migration trends 12 March MBIE
2324-2240 New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy and New Zealand Migrant Settlement and Integration Strategy* 12 March MBIE
2324-2338 Operational processes for Immigration Employment Infringement Scheme 13 March MBIE
2324-2482 Weekly report to the Minister and Associate Ministers of Immigration 13 March MBIE
2324-2418 Employer immigration consequences for Immigration and Crimes Acts offences: amendments to immigration instructions 14 March MBIE
2324-1987 Immigration New Zealand Operational Manual: Proposed Accredited Employer Work Visa and Transport Sector immigration instruction changes 14 March MBIE
2324-2588 Talking points to support your item at the Cabinet Economic Committee on 20 March 2024: Responding to net migration trends 15 March MBIE
2324-2411 Meeting with New Zealand Refugee Advisory Panel* 18 March MBIE
2324-0805 2024 Green List additions 20 March MBIE
2324-2483 Weekly Report to the Minister and Associate Ministers of Immigration 20 March MBIE
2324-2390 Working conditions of migrant employees (2021 & 2022): release of selected findings from MBIE's Migrant Survey 20 March MBIE
2324-2499 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 20 March MBIE
2324-2596 Further information on visitor visa holders counted toward net migration 21 March MBIE
2324-0865 Active Investor Plus Visa: Implementation Review 21 March MBIE
2324-2561 MBIE Submission to the Petitions Committee on the petition of Muhammad Dahlan 21 March MBIE
2324-2687 Meeting with New Zealand Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI) 25 March MBIE
2324-2680 Zespri Meeting on 27 March 2024 26 March MBIE
2324-2255 Update on Review of Settlement Service Providers 26 March MBIE
2324-2297 Proactive release of Cabinet paper: Government response to the Petitions Committee report on the petition of Sabah Deniz Gulensoy: Temporary post-earthquake visas 27 March MBIE
2324-2577 Accredited Employer Work Visa and Transport Sector immigration instruction changes 27 March MBIE
2324-2742 Talking points for meeting with Minister Collins, Wednesday 27 March 27 March MBIE
2324-2484 Weekly Report to the Minister and Associate Ministers of Immigration 27 March MBIE
2324-2793 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 28 March MBIE
2324-2751 Accredited Employer Work Visa – re-accreditation applications for accredited employers 28 March MBIE

* Documents sent to the Associate Minister of Immigration

February 2024

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-1534 Immigration instructions - changes to domestic student status for adopted children 1 February MBIE
2324-1564 Further information on net migration and options to tighten the Accredited Employer Work Visa settings 1 February MBIE
2324-1757 Further information on reallocating ESOL costs and breakdown of refugee support activities 1 February MBIE
2324-1758 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 1 February MBIE
2324-1782 Further advice on the Advisor Reference Group 1 February MBIE
2324-1815 Immigration New Zealand Operational Manual: Changes to travel bans 5 February MBIE
 2324-1839 Visit to Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre (Te Ahuru Mowai o Aotearoa)* 5 February MBIE
2324-1822 Out-of-hours compliance activity post the Heron Review 7 February MBIE
2324-0024 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration - 8 February 2024 8 February MBIE
2324-1820 Delegation of refugee, humanitarian and settlement support responsibilities 8 February MBIE
2324-1071 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 8/02/2024 MBIE
2324-1602 Immigration Legislative Bids for priority in the 2024 Legislation Programme 8 February MBIE
2324-1724 Draft Cabinet paper: Amending regulations establishing infringement and reminder notices for new infringement offences 8 February MBIE
2324-1867 Median wage updates for 2024 8 February MBIE
2324-1525 Changes to tighten the Accredited Employer Work Visa settings - draft Cabinet paper 8 February MBIE
2324-2000 Meeting with Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab 12 February MBIE
2324-2060 Final Cabinet paper and LEG talking points- temporary post-earthquake visa petition 14 February MBIE
2324-2064 Meeting with Hon Taabeta Teakai, Kiribati Minister for Employment and Human Resources,3.30 pm, Wednesday 14 February 2024 14 February MBIE
2324-2016 Data error regarding the reported number of individuals who have been deported, voluntarily departed or self-deported 14 February MBIE
2324-0025 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration 15 February MBIE
2324-0312 Ukraine Residence Visa 15 February MBIE
2324-1783 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 15 February MBIE
2324-2086 Further information on refugee and protection claim processing 15 February MBIE
2324-1990 International Migration - December 2023 16 February MBIE
2324-2111 Updated Immigration legislative bids for priority in the 2024 Legislative Programme 16 February MBIE
2324-2017 Overview of immigration health requirements and processes 20 February MBIE
2324-0026 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration 21 February MBIE
2324-2139 Visit to the Immigration New Zealand Christchurch office on Friday 23 February 2024 21 February MBIE
2324-2172 MOI meeting with Neil Quigley, VC University of Waikato 21 February MBIE
2324-2108 Draft Cabinet paper: Responding to net migration trends 22 February MBIE
2324-1880 2024 MBU Submission - Vote LM - IMMG portfolio 22 February MBIE
2324-1151 Immigration's role at the border 22 February MBIE
2324-2226 Response to the Review into the Accredited Employer Work Visa 23 February MBIE
2324-2232 Risk management in the visa assessment process 23 February MBIE
2324-2294 Meeting with UNHCR Regional Representative - 5 March 2024* 26 February MBIE
2324-2084 Further information on RSE work programme priorities 27 February MBIE
2324-2307 Cabinet paper for Ministerial consultation - Responding to high net migration trends 27 February MBIE
2324-2276 Cabinet Paper amending regulations establishing infringement and reminder notices for new infringement offences 28 February MBIE
2324-0027 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration 29 February MBIE
2324-2335 Title withheld: International relations 29 February MBIE
2324-2163 Further information on family members of the 2021 Resident Visa and AEWV 29 February MBIE
2324-2197 Immigration Instructions - List of Qualifications Exempt from Assessment update 29 February MBIE
2324-2311 Meeting with Apples and Pears and growers in Hawkes Bay, Friday 1 March 29 February MBIE

*Documents sent to the Associate Minister of Immigration 

January 2024 

Tracking number Title Date received by Minister Author
2324-0021 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration - 17 January 2024 17 January MBIE
2324-1100 Appointment of Delegated Decision Makers and Delegation of Ministerial Powers 18 January MBIE
2324-1435 Proactive Release of the Immigration Briefing to Incoming Minister 18 January MBIE
2324-1490 Title withheld: Confidential advice to Government 18 January MBIE
2324-1508 Immigration work programme priorities 18 January MBIE
2324-1077 Briefing to the Incoming Minister - Immigration's contribution to New Zealand's refugee and humanitarian objectives 18 January MBIE
2324-0022 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration - 25 January 2024 25 January MBIE
2324-1559 Further decisions relating to the median wage pause 25 January MBIE
2324-0023 Weekly Report to the Minister of Immigration and Associate Minister of Immigration - 31 January 2024 31 January MBIE
2324-1685 Options to address refugee and protected person processing 31 January MBIE
2324-0889 Government response to petition of Sabah Deniz Gulensoy: Temporary post-earthquake visas 31 January MBIE
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The Minister and Associate Minister of Immigration are proactively releasing the titles of documents received from MBIE.

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Last updated: 24 May 2024