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NZ Immigration for Australian RMAs this Thursday in Sydney at 2pm

Licensed Immigration Adviser 200800600 (NZ) James Alan Hall will be presenting the following topics at 2pm this Thursday 12th October at 400 Kent Street, Sydney for Australian Registered Migration Agents who might be interested in considering NZ as an immigration option for their clients.  To attend the event please RSVP by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  For more information please scroll down or click here.


NZ licensing

IAA and introduction in 2008

General requirements

Prohibiting overseas unlicensed adviser (v Australia)


INZ (v DIBP ?)

Dedicated adviser email and phone support

General helpfulness 

What makes NZ attractive

Migration related

Direct residence (v Australia ceasing soon)

Flexible investments – real estate

University subsidies (v removed in Australia in 2018)

NZ citizenship – Subclass 444 for Australia

Other (non migration)

“NEW Zealand: it’s like Australia, but better.”

Tolerant society

Quality of life

Social support & Medical

Pension for all at 65 – $900 fortnight single, $681 each for couple

Natural beauty

Did NOT have mining boom (Australia’s complacency) 

Current Australian PR can also come to NZ

Why – eg. university subsidies

Residence valid for stay period

Direct property purchase from Conrad (not just migration) 

Residence v Permanent Residence

Differences and process

Investor visas

Investor 1

Investor 2

Previous Investor / Investor plus 

Table showing key features of Investor 1 and 2 

Points system explanation

Calculation of points

History of selection

Recommending points level (and investment level) 



visa application and processing time


Investments and evidence

Residence visa and travel conditions

Evidence at 2nd year anniversary

Evidence at 4th year

Applying for permanent residence 

Transfer of funds

v Australia

Joint accounts etc 

Key differences between Investor 2 and Australia 188 $1.5m

Source of funds (personal/gifted/home assets used v investment/business derived)

Age (65 v 54)

Children max age (24 v 22)

Return (potential high returns v low yield)

Transfer period (within 12 months v 1-2 months)

Experience (management/investing v senior management)

Benefits (temporary v residence)

Stay requirement (2 years v 1.2years)

Residence (5/1yr renewal v indefinite) 

More information on how to manage applications

Comparison of resources in Au v NZ

PAMS v Ops manual

Adviser email / phone

Strong candidates for NZ v Australia

Children who are >22 and <25 (not eligible for Australia)

Seeking higher yield investments

Children attending university (no subsidies in Australia from 2018)

Need to use personal assets/house to make investment

Gifted investment funds from parents / other sources

From countries that don't allow dual citizenship (Permanent residence = defacto citizenship) 

Other resources

Marketing information

NZ Now

Who to contact


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    WA Monday, 09 October 2017

    Are you able to organise similar presentation for each state?

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