Parent Retirement Category
Another option for parents of New Zealand citizens or residents to apply for residence is through the Parent Retirement Category. The requirements include:
1. Make an investment of at least NZ$1 million in New Zealand for a period of four years;
2. Have a settlement fund of NZ$0.5 million;
3. Have an annual income of at least NZ$60,000; and
4. Meet family requirements, including having no dependent children;
5. Meet health and character requirements.