Is your partner a Kiwi desperate to return to New Zealand?

At some point most Kiwis feel the pull of their roots and decide to make the long trip back home with their silver fern embossed passport in hand. This often leaves their partners, wives and husbands wondering, what about them? Am I eligible to go?

Don’t fear, it’s not quite time to part ways as New Zealand have a number of visa options open. The family streams open are designed to make migrating that little bit easier if you have a partner who is a resident or citizen of New Zealand.

Rachael Howes explains the temporary and permanent visa options available to partners of Kiwi's in this article for Australia & NZ Magazine. 

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