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Communtity Law Manual | Family violence & elder abuse | Applying for a Protection Order: Long-term protection against family violence

Applying for a Protection Order: Long-term protection against family violence

Overview

Note: If you’re not a New Zealand citizen and Immigration New Zealand haven’t granted you residence status, you may be able to get a visa under some special visa categories for people who have experienced family violence: see the chapter “Immigration”, under “Family violence, vulnerable migrants, and other special visa policies”.

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