From 30th July 2012 a two-tier Parent Category (meaning, there are two ways to qualify, with Tier 1 having priority over Tier 2) may allow the parent(s) of a New Zealand citizen or resident (residing in NZ for at least three years), to join them in New Zealand.
For full details of the requirements and the application process for eligible parents, please refer to our Parent page on the website.
Information about the most recent Parent Category quarterly selection is available on our website.
This answer was last updated on 31 May, 2013.
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