Changes to policy taking effect 29 March 2010
A number of changes to Immigration New Zealand's operational policy take effect on 29 March 2010.
The Silver Fern policies will target young, highly skilled people from overseas, and allow them to enter New Zealand to find skilled employment. They include:
There are 300 places available each year, beginning 27 April 2010.The quota will be managed by an online application system.
Changes to working holiday schemes (WHSs) include:
Details of these and other policy changes are available in Amendment Circular 2010-02 PDF [560KB]. Our Operational Manual and website will be updating today.