Subclass 189 Visa - New Zealand Stream (exemption)
An exemption of income exists for this visa for certain TY-444 visa holders such as:
1. An applicant who is prevented by the Family Court of Australia from leaving because they are the primary carer of a child.
2. An applicant who has been receiving compensation for an injury and if they return to NZ their ongoing rehabilitation and/or compensation would be discontinued.
3. Certain applicants who are on an approved parental or carer's payment.