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Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan for Tourism Communities

Five South Island tourist communities targeted for specialist support Pressure on Māori tourism operators and Conservation facilities recognised Domestic and international-facing tourism agencies...

Upcoming Changes to Temporary Work Visas

Kia ora, You are invited to a webinar on Friday 7 May at 10:30am, hosted by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). In this webinar, we will provide...

New Border Exception For Families of Temporary Visa Holders

On 30 April 2021, the New Zealand Government is introducing an exception to the border restrictions for the families of some temporary visa holders in New Zealand. This border exception is for the following three groups: ...

Screen Industry Secures Landmark Project

Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash says a landmark deal has been agreed with Amazon for The Lord of the Rings TV series,...

Changes to labour market undersupply and oversupply lists

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has made changes to the under and oversupply lists in some regions following a quarterly review of where the labour shortages are in...

Minimum wage rises by $1.10 on 1 April 2021

Minimum wage rises by $1.10 on 1 April 2021 The minimum wage is going up from $18.90 to $20.00 an hour on 1 April 2021....

Billion dollar milestone for regional economies

A significant milestone in support to the regions has been passed with more than one billion dollars pumped into economic development projects to back...

Small Business Support Expanded

 Small business support expanded Eligibility criteria broadened to include new businesses SMEs able to draw down loans more than once Milestone reached as 100,000...