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Can I get a Permanant Residence or Work visa for New Zealand as an Indian IT Engineer?

You may be eligible for a resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category depending on a number of criteria. Assuming that you are the primary applicant, these criteria include: You/your spouse's ...
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Can I keep my car on UK plates while studying in New Zealand?

Yes, you can, for a while. (Not long enough to get a degree, though.) From Number Plates on the NZTA site: Overseas visitor registration plates – on vehicles brought in by visitors. So long as the ...
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My Australian and New Zealand student visas were declined

Yes, you can reapply, but unless your new applications are significantly different, you will be refused again. You need to figure out why your applications were refused. If you were refused because ...
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Australian PR : Can I work in New Zealand

Yes, you will be eligible to work in New Zealand too. Source: http://glossary.immigration.govt.nz/australiancitizensandresidents.htm
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Can I go as a Skilled Migrant to NZ?

Many jobs in New Zealand are offered on one of the big job sites, such as http://www.seek.co.nz/ or http://www.trademe.co.nz/jobs. As a software engineer, there are also NZ jobs listed on https://...
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Can I get a Permanant Residence or Work visa for New Zealand as an Indian IT Engineer?

(This should really be a comment to Ben's answer, but too many characters for the comment field). I would offer a counter point to Ben's final word of advice. It's all completely valid, but my ...
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Recognition of British Computer Society Higher Education for migration for the following countries

According to NZQF (New Zealand Qualifications Framework) Postgraduate diplomas and certificates, Bachelors degrees with Honours is LEVEL 8 and can score 50 points Bachelors degrees, Graduate diplomas ...
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New Zealand or Canada, which is the better destination?

Look at the Employment by major industry group, seasonally adjusted, by province. The main industries I know so far over there are agriculture and fishing. Since you are in IT, if you were to go in SK,...
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Query on New Zealand immigration

The first question is whether you would be considered under "skilled employment". Under the list of skilled occupations, we do find in Part A: 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer The ...
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New Zealand or Canada, which is the better destination?

I'll try to address some of your specific points: New Zealand has better climate. Canada is a better place for IT jobs. Canada is a really big place. While Canada as a whole you might consider "...
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How to find a job in New Zealand or Australia without work visa?

The best solution for Australia is to apply for General Skilled Migration, which gives you (provisional) permanent residence. However, it's a long and arduous path, especially after the recent ...
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Australia / New Zealand skilled permanent residence

From my experience this year, being granted a Permanent Resident Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) for Australia: The visa has a "must visit Australia on or before" date, which is one year from ...
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Australia / New Zealand skilled permanent residence

From my personal experience in 2014: Your visa will have the "Must enter before:" date, that's the latest date you must cross the border to activate your visa. Usually, it's 1 year after ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

I Googled it for you and came on these two great government websites: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/about-visa/australian-resident-visa and https://www.employment....
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Can a person stay in NZ on permanent residency without renewing a passport?

My understanding is that residency is granted to the person not the passport (I am a NZ permanent resident). Thus, in theory, what you suggest should be possible. However, there are many occasions ...
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Will my NZ permanent residency be cancelled if I renounce my Indian Passport

(NOTE: The OP updated their question to state they are a PR in NZ so this answer no longer covers the question asked. As there is no other answer, and there is useful information in the comments for ...
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Australian student visa rejected because of GTE. Will it affect New Zealand student visa?

Like the Big5/eyes agreement between USA, UK, Australia, Canada and France (?), Australia and New Zealand may also have some kind of immigration data sharing agreement, most likely, because they are ...
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What happens if my second year visa gets refused while I am in New Zealand and have no money for a flight out of the country?

You should contact your embassy or consulate in the host country. One of the jobs of the consular staff is to help their citizens when they are in trouble. The embassy might extend a loan to buy a ...
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Would UK visa/entry problems affect getting a visa for other countries?

All of the countries you've listed require that you disclose your immigration history, including removals, refusals, and bans. Not doing so is a bad idea, and can result in visa denials, refusals, ...
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Skilled Migrant - Expression Of Interest - New Zealand

The selection of your Expression of Interest from the pool is based solely on your self-submitted score number. At this point, Immigration has selected your Expression of Interest from the pool for ...
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How to find a job in New Zealand or Australia without work visa?

New Zealand has a special sort of Skilled Migrant Worker programme, where you can apply for a visa, and if it's approved, you can come live in NZ and then start looking for work: http://www....
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Relationship evidence for NZ resident visa - Skilled Migrant

It sounds like you have substantial evidence of a stable partnership. I would suppose that, as long as your daughter is at least a few months old (and you are named on the birth certificate as the ...
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Accommodation in Auckland NZ

You will not need to pre-arrange long-term accommodation before landing in Auckland. (Doing that would be difficult because you obviously can't visit the property, and you probably wouldn't get what ...
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What requirements are there to be able to vote in the NZ general election if living abroad?

I sent the same question to "I Vote NZ" (The official NZ Government Elections Facebook page) on facebook a week or two ago. My question: Are we eligible to vote while living outside of NZ? If so, ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Aside from the resident visa (essentially automatic for Australian citizens as detailed in another answer), you will also need an IRD number to actually start working. You can apply for this online ...
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Can I get a working visa in Australia/New Zealand without a degree?

The best way for you to get started living in Australia or New Zealand is probably to get a working holiday visa (assuming you're under 30). Australia: Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) New Zealand:...
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Do Australia, New Zealand, Germany permit permanent stay visas to immigrant parents of citizens?

Australia has different visa options for parents wishing to join their citizen children permanently, depending on whether the applicant is in Australia or not at the time of the application. Outside ...
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Regarding age limits for PR of Australia and NZ

First off, none of this is intended to be advice and is only meant to point you in the direction of the official sources. For Australian permanent residency, it will depend on the visa you're after. ...
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Different withholding taxes for different investments in New Zealand?

The simple answer is probably. Your bank will deduct the relevant tax before paying you the interest, based on your personal tax situation. The only time they will deduct a different tax rate is for a ...
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Non-Resident Withholding Tax in New Zealand

First you need to make sure you are non-resident for tax purposes. In New Zealand, if you have lived in the country for 183 days out of 365, you are considered a resident. In any case you have to ...
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