Consumer NZ has launched an investigation to figure out which Government call centre takes the longest to answer calls from customers.
The men found on the Alithini II oil tanker at the Las Palmas port appeared to have symptoms of dehydration and hypothermia.
The policy is designed to block disabled migrants that could overly burden taxpayers.
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil sat down with Q+A to discuss improving the lives of Kiwis across the ditch.
Six men have arrived in Auckland nine years after the deal was first struck with Australia.
Thousands of visitor visas for parents and grandparents were discovered to have got stuck and went unprocessed after a computer system failure.
The 30-year-old's offending has been described as "cynical, manipulative and damaging".
Health Minister Andrew Little said Immigration New Zealand had been confused about the professions covered by the green list term "specialist physician".
Immigration Minister Michael Wood has confirmed to 1News he hopes to have the change signed off within the next couple of months.
The number of overseas nurses applying for work visas to live and earn in New Zealand has declined rapidly over the past few months.
Two senior hospital doctors with three children cannot get residence through the immigration Green List and may have to return to the UK.
Mahi for Ukraine met with Immigration Minister Michael Wood this week, urging him to expand financial, English language, and health assistance for hundreds of refugees.
The ship was on its way to the Sicilian port of Catania and will be allowed to remain in Italian waters only long enough to disembark minors and people needing medical care.
It comes after 1News revealed this week that from August to October, Pasifika made up half of all visitor applications denied by immigration officials.
A news photographer at the scene said a man drove up and threw three gas bombs at the facility before driving to a nearby gas station and killing himself.
The Active Investor Plus visa replaced two investor visa categories on 19 September.
This comes as the M5 nations continue to make connections with each other.
Thousands of temporary migrants are falling behind as they're ineligible for KiwiSaver despite living in Aotearoa for five years.
There are two visas being restarted: the Skilled Migrant Category, and the Parent Category visas. Both grant residence to incoming migrants.
There are also concerns that the announcement doesn't go far enough, and it could still take years for some visas to be granted.