Immigration will suffer under any form of coalition

Since the Election campaign started, I have been frequently asked by clients how Election 2014 will affect immigration to New Zealand. Immigration is not a major election issue since all political parties appear to be focusing primarily on Economy, Housing and Tax. However, if voters intend to consider immigration when choosing who to support, then some consideration should be given…

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Fifteen Parties in the fray

Smaller Parties, some of them virtually unknown, are among the aspirants in the general election due to be held on September 20, 2014. According to the Electoral Commission, 15 political parties have been registered to contest (two more than 2011 election). The Parties The number of electoral and list candidates, placed at 554 candidates (including 38 Independent candidates), accounts for…

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