F

Family member

  • A person who holds a residence visa, granted between 15 March 2019 and 31 December 2024, through their relationship to holders of a Christchurch Response (2019) Permanent Resident Visa (or those who would have been eligible for a Christchurch Response (2019) Permanent Resident Visa but were already holding another residence visa); or
  • A person who holds a residence visa through their relationship to persons granted refugee or protected person status who are holders of a residence class visa.

If you are unsure if this applies to you, contact Immigration New Zealand on 0508 558 855 for assistance. See the Immigration New Zealand website for more contact details.

H

Half a year of study or training

For Fees Free, half a year of study or training is usually equal to 60 credits or 0.5 EFTS (see the definition for EFTS for more information).

I

Industry-based training

Industry-based training refers to workplace training and apprenticeships done on-the-job. From 2023, industry-based training is now referred to as work-based learning.