The $20,000 for tertiary students and $15,000 for schools students towards living costs
are interim amounts specifically related to this border exception. The funds required in
the future for international students are under review by MBIE and any future visa
applications would be subject to the funds requirements that are in place at the time.
Immigration New Zealand’s In Study Work Rights and Post Study Work Rights policy is
currently being reviewed and any changes are likely to be implemented in the second
half of 2022. Further information will be provided as soon as possible.