New Zealand Visa status changes for South African visitors.
Information from Immigration New Zealand (INZ), regarding visa status changes for South Africa
From 21 November 2016 the New Zealand Government is set to introduce visitor visa requirements for all South African nationals wishing to travel to New Zealand.
Currently, people from South Africa do not need to apply for a visa before travelling to New Zealand, with genuine visitors being granted a visitor visa on arrival. This means that from on or from the 21 November 2016 ALL South African nationals will need to obtain a visa before travelling to New Zealand.