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The new relationship doesnt affect his rights about a half share of the property and the contact and parenting issues. Divorce is a no fault system in New Zealand. Was this his concern?
There isnt any penalty for entering a new relationship and its actually fairly common. The issues will be division of the property and arrangements for contact and parenting. It doesnt matter if you are there. Its what is in the best interests of the children, and the new relationship doesnt affect that.
She cannot take the children from New Zealand without his consent. If she does this, he would be able to force her to return the children under the Hague Convention, and she would lose custody