New Zealand has a good range of public services to provide support when needed. As a migrant, you will enjoy some of those benefits but the level of public support will depend on the type of visa you hold.
A resident visa will give you the best cover in many aspects. As a visitor, you will need to ensure that you buy comprehensive travel insurance before coming to New Zealand.
The table below will give you a good overview of the various rights and level of support you can expect, depending on your visa: