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I was with my partner for 8 years, she is a nurse here in
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Request you to assess if the time I have spent in New
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I've been married in NZ ( non resident) and applied visa, I
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I need some help applying resident or open work visa
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If I marry a person from another country ,china,,, who is
If I marry a person from another country ,china,,, who is available here on this site or in nz to process the immigration papers to allow her to stay here and cost are entailed Regards Francis… read more
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me and My partner all from China. He got married in China,
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I am writing regarding my future citizenship application. I
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Doug is a NZ maori man, married to a chinese lady(in China).
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