These are the conditions that you must meet once you have your visa.

Onward travel

You must have a travel ticket to leave New Zealand to a country you have a right to enter.

Unless your visa label or letter states “Return/onward travel not required” you must have a ticket to leave New Zealand whenever you travel here.

Transit area

You must stay in the transit area of Auckland International Airport for the whole time you’re in New Zealand and for not more than 24 hours.

You can’t apply for entry permission or any kind of visa while in transit.

Transit travel

You can pass through New Zealand as a transit passenger up until the date specified in your transit visa.  

You can’t spend more than 24 hours at a time in New Zealand while in transit. You could be prevented from travelling or refused entry permission if your transit is more than 24 hours.