New Zealand Embassy Manila, The Philippines


From today, all advisers providing advice about New Zealand immigration matters must be licensed unless they are exempt, no matter where in the world they provide that advice.


From 4 May 2010, anyone — no matter where they are based — who gives advice about immigration to New Zealand must be licensed, unless they have an exemption.  Immigration advisers based in New Zealand have had to be licensed since May 2009.


Dozens of young Filipinos are having their lives changed this week, thanks to an international team of volunteers organised by a New Zealand charity.


New Zealand ranks fourth in the world in economic freedom, according to a recent international assessment.


Prime Minister John Key will be the only leader of a country with no nuclear weapons or nuclear power at next week’s nuclear security summit in Washington.


New Zealanders living overseas are being urged to pass on information about the best their country has to offer, with a focus on next year’s rugby world cup.


Twenty-eight countries, including the Philippines, have joined together to tackle the problem of feeding the world’s growing population while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.


A new ‘Immigration Retirement Package’ was announced today by New Zealand’s Minister of Immigration Jonathan Coleman.


A New Zealand visual effects team and arts director won Academy Awards today in Hollywood.


We remind New Zealanders in the Philippines to register their presence and make sure their contact details are up to date.

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