A new partnership is often the reason people choose to leave their homeland and start a new life in New Zealand. And many have found New Zealand a great place to live, work and raise a family.
If you wish to move to New Zealand to join your partner, you will need to apply for residence in New Zealand. Your partner must be a New Zealand citizen or resident, and support your application.
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Would I like to live in New Zealand? The New Zealand Now website has been designed to give you a small taste of the country, the people and our way of life.
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How do I go about applying to move to New Zealand?
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How is my visa affected?
You must be a New Zealand citizen or resident, and be eligible to support your partner's application. Find out the requirements to support your partner, so they can join you in New Zealand.
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