balfourk: This is one of the main reasons that I may not get to go work in NZ. Apparently if a family wants to move there then both parents have to prove to be productive members of society so as not to cause a potential drain on the government. If I get a job offer there I know my wife will say that she isn't going to be working anymore and that kind of kills the job offer.I'd love to work there.
""It is important that all migrants have an acceptable standard of health to minimise costs and demands on New Zealand's health services," he said."
He's a working migrant contributing to the New Zealand economy and I assume his wife is also contributing to the economy. NZ needs to focus on the other 30% of unhealthy people instead of a migrant who actually dropped weight.
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