New Zealand

Adequate Infrastructure Could Have Eased Auckland Flooding

Auckland experienced four months of rain in just one day last Friday, embattling the city with storm water causing untold amounts of damage. The unprecedented floods have called into question the cities capacity for withstanding floods, with excessive amounts of paving and not enough soil to retain flood waters, experts are calling for Auckland, and …

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Chris Hipkins to be NZ PM

The New Zealand Labour party has moved quickly to settle on Chris Hipkins as their leader to be Prime Minister and to lead them into the upcoming October Election. A previous Education Minister, the 44 year old replaces Jacinda Ardern to take on the Nationals Christopher Luxon.  Which Chris will voters choose? Image: Image – …

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Permanent Residency applications streamlined for NZ citizens

Medical Checks, income thresholds and health conditions are being waived for New Zealanders currently waiting on permanent residency through the subclass 189 Visa. In a move designed to clear the backlog of 11,500 applications, permanent residency can be acquired in about six months under the new federal plan. With permanent residency allowing New Zealand citizens …

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