This article is about Immigration Policy but is not a description of policy.
New Zealand has complex relationships with Pacific Nations. There are strong economic, cultural and strategic linkages and, in some cases, constitutional connections that reflect our colonial past.
There are special places available for Samoan Citizens under the age of 45 who are residing in Samoa but who have an offer of employment in New Zealand. The Samoan Quota is administrated out of Samoa.
A total of 650 applicants from Tonga, Tuvalu, Fiji and Kiribati, not otherwise eligible, can be accepted each year, on a lottery basis.
Residents of Pitcairn Island may be considered for residence on the basis of normal policy including health and character, subject to holding a job offer.
New Zealand Citizens.
Citizens of Cook Islands and Niue are constitutionally entitled to New Zealand Citizenship.
Malcolm Pacific Immigration does not normally offer services in regard these policies other than by special arrangement.