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My wife and I have just returned to NZ. Her client no. is
My wife and I have just returned to NZ. Her client no. is ***. Does she have to renew her visa or is she able to stay but not leave for 2 years? … read more
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We lived in NZ for 24 years & have indefinite Permanent
Hi we lived in NZ for 24 years & have indefinite Permanent Residency. Unfortunately we did not get around to getting NZ citizenship! we are still on UK passports. In 2008 we came to Australia to work … read more
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I am needing advice on how to get a resident visa based on
Hello, I am needing advice on how to get a resident visa based on my relationship with my partner, who is a Nz citizen by birth. We have a daughter who is 6 months, we are currently in Canada trying t… read more
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I am an Australian citizen living in NZ for the past 7 years
I am an Australian citizen living in NZ for the past 7 years .what do I need to do re remaining in NZ as I have a residence here … read more
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Request you to assess if the time I have spent in New
Request you to assess if the time I have spent in New Zealand so far makes me eligible for NZ Permanent Resident visa. And if the time gets considered towards NZ citizenship.- Australian permanent res… read more
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It is to do with NZ Immigration matters. None really ... my
None really ... my wife of 2 and a half years has been getting one year visa's to stay in NZ … read more
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I am harpinder singh, my student visa was cancled and I
Hi, i am harpinder singh , my student visa was cancled and I apply for mrt and after 1 year they made a decision. I lose the case I was on brediging visa e . now I got 30 days from the Australian gov … read more
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I have a friend in Fiji who has a son and the child's father is a NZ'er and livi
I have a friend in Fiji who has a son and the child's father is a NZ'er and living here with his new family. My friend is wanting to get residency through her child's father so she can get the help sh… read more
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With one that holds a NZ resident visa, is there or
With one that holds a NZ resident visa, is there or for how long can I remain out of the country without it going invalid?… read more
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If a baby has a New Zealand citizen father, who was a New
Hi Chris, If a baby has a New Zealand citizen father, who was a New Zealand resident when he was born overseas, how does the father go about getting citizenship for his child (he's still with his wife… read more
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** a NZ Citizen with NZ Pass board. At
Hi, my name is ***** ***** a NZ Citizen with NZ Pass board. At the present I m working in Australia. I have fallen in love with a Philippino lady with Phillipino pass board and we wont to get married … read more
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I would liker to get some information on emmigration laws in
I would like to get some information on emmigration laws in New Zealand and "historical provision" that I had heard about. Do you have anyone with expertise in this area? Is there a fee and how much? … read more
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i,m NZ residence permit holder since 17/dec/2009 with indefinite
i,m NZ residence permit holder since 17/dec/2009 with indefinite expiration,b ut my returning resident's visa was expired last 17/dec/2011. now my philippine passport was expired so i apply to transpe… read more
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I am writing regarding my future citizenship application. I
Hello there, I am writing regarding my future citizenship application. I have arrived to NZ in 2004 under student visa. I got my PR in 2008 under partnership category. I got my Indefinite PR in 2010. … read more
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I have been full time employed in NZ since I got my PR with
I have been full time employed in NZ since I got my PR with my three children back in June 2010 ...and since that date we have only left nz for a total of 40 days .we will be moving to Australia for a… read more
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Hi, my friend is a immigrant and when they came here they met
Hi, my friend is a immigrant and when they came here they met someone and the relationship was a true and genuine one, they got residence under the partnership category. Over time the NZ Citizen becam… read more
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i have an expired returning residence visa (exp May 2007) after
i have an expired returning residence visa (exp May 2007) after i left NZ in 2005, five months after being issued a resident permit (May 2005) and these are in my expired passport as well. I have not … read more
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Hi, If I marry an immigrant in NZ, does this grant him permenent
Hi, If I marry an immigrant in NZ, does this grant him permenent residency? How long do we need to be married? and are there any other laws ie: time lived together etc...… read more
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