Bonus points for Family Support

Bonus points for close family in New Zealand 

If you have close family in New Zealand you used to be able to claim valuable bonus points for your Expression of Interest.

The aim was to recognise that the presence of close family enhances prospects for employability and settlement.

This option is no longer available, following the policy changes that have taken effect in August 2017.

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