If you intend to marry a resident of New Zealand by way of arranged marriage you can obtain a marriage visa. Your marriage will have to take place within three months of moving to New Zealand. After your marriage with the foreign national you will be eligible for a work permit. For a marriage visa, you need to meet some basic requirements. You must be in a stable relationship for at least 12 months. You and your partner must have attained at least 18 years of age.
Before applying for a marriage or partner visa, you must have met each other. You cannot be close relatives. You have to provide evidence of the fact that your partner is a New Zealand citizen. The support or sponsorship which you obtain from your partner must be genuine. You must be in a genuine and stable relationship. It is necessary to meet the health and character requirements and minimum English language skills are required.