Who is eligible for publicly funded health care?

* Permanent residents
If you are a permanent residency holder or hold a resident visa then you are entitled to publicly funded health care. This extends to dependants under the age of 17.
* Work visa holders
If the work visa permits you to stay in New Zealand for 2 years or more or the visa in conjunction with an immediate legal stay equals in or exceeds 2 years, you are then entitled to publicly funded health care.