The outcome of your case will be the result of a government decision based on complex and everchanging rules. Well intentioned efforts to explain such policies simply, often lead to increased misunderstandings because they are not simple; the words used can have special meanings, not easily understood by you. You may think you are well informed; but the chances are you are not.
Licensed Immigration advisers in New Zealand are required to work under the disciplines of the New Zealand Law Society or the Immigration Advisers Licensing Authority. Provided the advisor you choose is properly qualified and licensed, you have protection against exploitation and a significantly reduced risk of failure.
New Zealand Immigration Management Adviser Licence Number - 200902642