To apply for a visa based on a relationship with a New Zealand visa holder or New Zealand citizen, you and your partner must meet Immigration New Zealand’s definition of a partnership: two people of the opposite or same sex, living together in a genuine and stable relationship.
In this explainer, we highlight some tips for getting your evidence together and what to do if you struggle to provide enough detail.
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