Advice at a Price

By Amanda Spratt In Commentary

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2nd September, 2006
Of the thousands of potential migrants looking to form a meaningful - and legal - bond with this country every year, German native Jörn Adam stacks up pretty well. He holds a four-year degree in commerce and engineering, devotes his spare time to sports coaching and was chuffed when, on his return from a holiday in Germany, a New Zealand airport official said, "Welcome home." But he almost gave up trying to stay here after going a few rounds with the immigration industry. The financial consultant felt drawn to New Zealand when spending a semester here as a student. He came ...

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