On Wednesday 19 April, 2017, the Immigration Minister announced changes to New Zealand’s immigration policies. One of these changes is to create a pathway to residence for people who have worked in the South Island for five years.
Nearly all New Zealander's are concerned about the future quality of our freshwater. On 3 July 2014 the Government released the new National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM). This policy includes practical measures needed in order to improve the water quality of New Zealand's freshwater bodies.