Wellington’s LookSee campaign offering 100 oversees IT professionals an all expenses paid trip to New Zealand for a series of pre-arranged job interviews has garnered over 48,000 applications, prompting a warning from the New Zealand Technology Association (NZTech) that New Zealand should not depend on immigration as the silver bullet to the tech skills shortages.
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An approach to immigration authorities to help ease a perceived shortage of NZ residents with digital geospatial knowledge has succeeded. The classification "other spatial scientist" has been added to Immigration New Zealand's Long-Term Skills Shortage List (LTSSL).
Immigration minister Jonathan Coleman has announced an upgrade of the Immigration NZ website.