New Zealand offers you the skilled migrant program which allows you to live in New Zealand along with the family.
You can enjoy all the benefits of citizen on the PR Visa. Initially visa/skilled migrant visa is granted for 2 years therafter the visa will be extended for another 3 years post which you can apply for permanent resident of New Zealand.
On meeting the above requirement you will be placed in the pool and you will get the Invitation to apply for the Skilled Migrant Category visa.
The successful candidates will be granted a skilled migrant category visa initially for 2 years later extended for 3 years.
Sometimes the embassy calls for the Visa interview to grant the SMC Visa.