74 Currency and nature of resident visa

(1)

The holder of a resident visa—

(a)

is entitled to—

(i)

travel to New Zealand; and

(ii)

apply for entry permission (whether before or after travelling to New Zealand); and

(b)

if granted entry permission, is entitled, in accordance with the conditions of the visa (if any),—

(i)

to stay in New Zealand indefinitely:

(ii)

to work in New Zealand or in the exclusive economic zone of New Zealand:

(iii)

to study in New Zealand.

(2)

Subsection (1)(a) applies only if the visa holder’s travel to New Zealand is consistent with the conditions of the visa relating to travel.