Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Immigration New Zealand prepares for high-end technology

Last year, more than 4500 passengers were prevented entry Venkat Raman Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is hoping to improve its border control responsibility and facilitate the travel of ‘genuine passengers’ with ‘Electronic Travel Authority’ (ETA) expected to go online this year. National Manager (Border Operations) Stephanie Greathead said that the new technology will allow INZ to assess and update more…

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Anti-Money Laundering Law extends to Real Estate Agents

Venkat Raman Real Estate Agents in New Zealand must comply with the provisions of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Act and follow a more stringent regime of code of conduct and discipline. The AML/CFT (Definitions) Amendment Regulations 2018 came into force on January 1, 2019, which, among other things, provide definition of a customer (client) and the…

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GOPIO to induct National MP Bakshi into Honour Roll

Staff Reporter Auckland, January 11, 2019 The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), an international body representing the Indian Diaspora, has announced that it will induct National Party Member of Parliament Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi into its ‘Honour Roll’ later this month. A GOPIO notification said that he will be among two other dignitaries to receive this honour, including…

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Consensus imperative for civic education

John Hall Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) recently commented on the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Review conducted as part of the national Education Conversation | Korero Matauranga. TINZ advocated an important attribute of any transparent and accountable society is that its citizens have the literacy to actively participate in routine social and democratic activities. Divergent understandings However, a…

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