NZ Herald: Immigrants increasingly from UK

Immigrants increasingly from UK
By Julie Middleton

The proportion of new Kiwis coming from the United Kingdom has more than doubled over the past three years, according to new statistics.The report Migration Trends shows that 31 per cent of the 48,815 people who were granted residency in the last financial year were citizens of the United Kingdom.

Their number as a proportion of all migrants has been rising steadily since the 2002-03 year, when they totalled 14 per cent, behind Chinese and Indian people.

NZ Herald: International student numbers dive

International student numbers dive
03.01.06 4.00pm

International student numbers arriving in New Zealand have continued to fall in the past year, down about 10,000 on the previous year, but nearly 10,000 more temporary workers came here than the year before.