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    This may seem like a thick question but with a WV do you need to get the job offer first or do you apply for the visa and then get the job? My DD is a teacher and was hoping to come over on the SMC with residency but now teachers are no longer on the LTSSL she can't. Just wondering what the next step would be - to get a job and then hope she can get a visa or visa first? If teaching jobs are not as plentiful as they used to be then they may not want to employ her unless she already has permission to work in NZ.
    Nursing Registration sent 5th August 2007
    Job Offer 25th September 2007
    Nursing Registration received 28th December 2007
    Submitted EOI 3rd January 2008 with 150 points
    Selected 17th January 2008
    ITA Received 31st January 2008
    ITA submitted 25th April 2008
    Approved in Principle 3rd May 2008
    Blue Stickers arrived 13th May 2008
    Flights booked for 19th Sept to Christchurch

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    Job first, I'm afraid, and then it needs to be from an employer who is authorised to employ expats or who can't find any kiwi to fill the slot. Work temorarily in NZ. There are conditions to this which you can read in the 2nd box down on the lefthand side.
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    Thats what I thought. It looks like a WHV - then supply teaching then WV then PR. Knew we should have stayed for the 2 years before. Hindsight is a wonderful thing
    Nursing Registration sent 5th August 2007
    Job Offer 25th September 2007
    Nursing Registration received 28th December 2007
    Submitted EOI 3rd January 2008 with 150 points
    Selected 17th January 2008
    ITA Received 31st January 2008
    ITA submitted 25th April 2008
    Approved in Principle 3rd May 2008
    Blue Stickers arrived 13th May 2008
    Flights booked for 19th Sept to Christchurch

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