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Proposed changes to national immigration policy

NZNO seeks your feedback on proposed changes to employer-led temporary work visas that aim to ensure these are matched where there are genuine skill shortages.

Crucially for nurses and employers changes include:

  • replacing the Essential Skills in Demand Lists with Regional Skills in Demand Lists and
  • introducing sector agreements to ensure longer-term structural issues are addressed, so that sectors do not become reliant on migrant labour, at the risk of shutting out opportunities to New Zealander.

Please send feedback to by 11 March 2019

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