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Auckland Viduct
Manhire and Associates is a specialist immigration law and criminal defence advisory firm providing New Zealand legal advice with particular expertise in the Active Investor Plus category. 
With our specialist knowledge in New Zealand immigration law every client is important to us and we provide each and every one of them with the necessary level of specialist advice. 
No matter how big your legal problem, as immigration lawyers we fully understand how daunting the whole process can be and we are here to help relieve you of as much of the stress as possible.

For over 24 years we have established mutually beneficial relationships with employers and individuals  who appreciate creative legal assistance. We succeed by understanding our clients' objectives and maintaining a clear focus. The combination of our technical excellence and our friendly approach results in long lasting relationships with our clients.


​If you require the services of a New Zealand Notary Public, immigration or criminal lawyer to assist you with any problems you may have in regard to being a visitor who is planning to live, work, study or invest in New Zealand then we can provide you with all the help and advice you could possibly need to promptly move things forward.

Contact Us


+64 9 360 7535


Consultations by Arrangement


PO Box 638 


Auckland 0949





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On 30 September 2021, the New Zealand Government announced a new one-off residence visa pathway for some temporary work visa holders currently in New Zealand. Those arriving in New Zealand between 30 September 2021 and 31 July 2022 on long-term critical purpose visas (for six months or more) may also be eligible for this new visa. Partners and dependents can be included as part of these residence applications.

Applications will be open in two phases from 1 December 2021 for some eligible applicants and from 1 March 2022 for remaining eligible applicants.

All applications must be submitted by 31 July 2022.

Contact us for professional assistance with a residence application under this special category.

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Areas of Practice


Notary Public

Immigration Law


  • Employer Accreditation 

  • Investor Visa Specialists

  • Employer Assistance

  • Residence Visas

  • Work Visas

  • Skilled Migrant Visas

  • Student Visas

  • Visitor visas

  • Entrepreneur visas

  • NZQA Assessments

  • Section 61 Applications

Criminal Defence

Please note that we do not assist with visas to the United States, Canada or the United Kingdom






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