Important Immigration Policy changes announced April 2017

Important Immigration changes to be aware of There have been some significant announcements in the last few days involving proposed changes to the Skilled Migrant Category, Temporary visas and a new (one-off)South Island Residence option. South Island special...

INZ temporarily close the Parent Category Pool to new applications

On 11 October 2016, the INZ announced that the number of placed available for the Capped Family Categories would be reduced to a total of 4,000 visas across the 2016/17 and 2017/18 years (down from a total of 11,000 approvals for the 2014/15 and 2015/16). Expressions...

Greenstone welcomes Steven Dunning to the team

Steven Dunning Our team continues to grow to deal with our high caseload. Steven Dunning was born in New Zealand and grew up in a multitude of places including Christchurch, Thames, Mussoorie (India), Suva (Fiji) and Palmerston North. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in...

Greenstone welcomes Stephan du Plessis to the Team

Greenstone’s team of advisers is growing very quickly. We are very excited to welcome our newest member to the Team: Stephan du Plessis. Stephan grew up, studied and got married in South Africa. He was later admitted as a lawyer in the High Court of South...

Greenstone welcomes Tamara Colquhoun to the team

Tamara Colquhoun Greenstone is pleased to welcome Tamara Colquhoun to our advisory team. Tamara is a first generation Samoan New Zealander who grew up in Palmerston North. She completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Victoria...