What types of temporary visas are available for New Zealand?

Work visas

These are available in order to facilitate the access of NZ employers and New Zealand industry to global skills and knowledge.

There are also policies relating to partners of New Zealanders and partners of work visa holders.

Student visas

These are available to those (school age and older) wanting to study in New Zealand. Guardians accompanying school age children are also eligible for a temporary visa.

Visitor visas / Limited purpose visas

These are available to those coming to New Zealand for holidays, family or special events. Visitor visa applicants must prove they are only here for a short time and have funds to cover their stay (a monetary bond may be required).

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