What is a partner visa?

First it needs to be established if the applicant is eligible for under the New Zealand Partners Category. The relationship must be of a genuine nature and stable, as well as being entered into with a view to it being exclusive and long term and likely to last.
The New Zealand partner must also be able to show:
* Proof of their residency status
* That New Zealand is there primary place of residence
* That they are eligible supporting sponsors