Immigration

Visa for changemakers and entrepreneurs extended

Oliver Lewis
Tue, 19 Apr 2022

Visa for changemakers and entrepreneurs extended
Edmund Hillary Fellowship chief executive Rosalie Nelson is pleased the global impact visa has been extended. (Image: Supplied)
Oliver Lewis
Tue, 19 Apr 2022
A public-private visa pilot designed to bring entrepreneurs and changemakers to New Zealand has been extended by a further year.BusinessDesk asked the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), which houses Immigration New Zealand, for any post-pilot reviews of the global impact visa, a four-year programme that started in 2017.In its Official Information Act response, MBIE said no such review had been carried out. In February, immigration minister Kris Faafoi signed off on an extension of the visa until December 2022 and put i...

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