27 Nov 2020

NZ visa system frustrating for couples split by Covid-19

From Checkpoint, 6:16 pm on 27 November 2020

New Zealand citizens or residents say they are back to square one as they battle for visas for their overseas partners.

And some are crying foul over a two-tier system allowing border exemptions to partners from richer visa-waiver countries.

Those left behind say they are resorting to flying into Covid-19 danger zones to live, sort visas and return with their partners.

Gill Bonnett explains.