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We lived in NZ for 24 years & have indefinite Permanent
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I'm an nz permanent resident, but i have been in and out of
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I'm married to a kiwi, lived in NZ for 41 years and I've
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Request you to assess if the time I have spent in New
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My spuse is on partnership visa. I raised hand on me and
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My husband has permeant residency and has been here 40 years
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My application for NZ citizenship has been denied because I
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I have been in NZ for 6 months next week on a visitors visa.
I have been in NZ for 6 months next week on a visitors visa. Once I have left when am I allowed to come back.… read more
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I am an new zealander citizen, i am a gay male hoping to get
hi Chris, i am an new zealander citizen, i am a gay male hoping to get marry to my colombia boyfriend,ones we are marry can my partner get NZ citizenship or do we have to wait for 2 years, at the mome… read more
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Below is a statement from a NZ immigration officer and the
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I am writing regarding my future citizenship application. I
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I would like to immigrate to NZ with my 9 year old son. My
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I have been full time employed in NZ since I got my PR with
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Hi, I am NZ Citizen moved to Aussie last year. I have a
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Hi, If I marry an immigrant in NZ, does this grant him permenent
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