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New Zealand tightens visa rules, citing unsustainable migration
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Chantelle Cloete
Chantelle Cloete, Reporter

In a bid to align immigration policy with economic need, and mitigate the exploitation of migrant labour, New Zealand’s right-wing coalition government has unveiled changes to its visa scheme. 

The changes seek to align the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) scheme with its predecessor, the Essential Skills Work Visa programme.