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  • New Zealand announced that the median wage will increase to NZD 29.66 on February 27, 2023


The government of New Zealand will introduce a new median wage on February 27, 2023. As a result, the new medium wage of NZD 29.66 will be adopted into the country’s immigration system on the effective date.

What are the Changes?

The government of New Zealand will increase the median wage to NZD 29.66 on February 27, 2023. According to the announcement, all wage thresholds indexed to the median salary will also increase accordingly. This change will impact the Accredited Employer Visa (AEWV), occupations covered by sector agreements, and residence visa categories.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of New Zealand’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: New Zealand Immigration

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