Posts Tagged ‘Immigration NZ’

Only 14% take up Ukraine special NZ war visas

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Escaping Ukraine to New Zealand is next to impossible because of the requirements and cost involved. The war in Ukraine has forced nearly six million to flee the country and has displaced more than seven million internally. New Zealand hung out the welcome mat in March, when the Government provided 4,000 special visas for family Read more

Ukrainian family reunification gets Caritas support

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Caritas is standing behind the government’s announcement to allow the reunification of families for Ukrainians living in New Zealand. “We welcome this announcement in that it provides a shelter from the storms of war. It’s a way out for vulnerable Ukrainians leaving a war zone and seeking to reunite with family members. “This expanded category Read more

Ukrainian grandmother pleads to stay with her NZ family

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Ukrainian Olena Dragomyretska​ is pleading with the New Zealand Government to let her stay in New Zealand permanently. Stuff reports the 69-year-old grandmother, returning to her homeland is unthinkable at the moment, but her visa expires at the end of March. Dragomyretska​ is worried she will be forced to leave. She was in New Zealand Read more

Immigration NZ denied woman residency because she gave birth to rapist’s child

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Immigration NZ authorities denied a woman New Zealand residency because she gave birth to her rapist’s child. The case came to light in a recently-published decision from the Immigration and Protection Tribunal, which the woman, identified only as IP, appealed to after her bid was denied. The tribunal heard IP, a 22-year-old citizen of the Read more