Migration To New Zealand Made Easier For Some
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (July 4, 2002 – Radio Australia)---A new plan
allowing bona fide citizens of Kiribati, Tonga and Tuvalu to migrate to
New Zealand has come into effect.
The project, known as the Pacific Access Category, was introduced on
Under the plan, 75 Tuvaluans, 50 people from Kiribati and 250 Tongans
can enter New Zealand through a less stringent screening process.
The Immigration Service Manager with the New Zealand High Commission in
Suva, Mike Christie, said the plan replaces one that expired earlier
He said successful applicants will be randomly picked by computer.