ajobbins:PaulBrislen: Mine in Auckland (at the Greenlane centre) was ridiculously quick and easy. Three days max - unlike certain other countries (cough cough USA cough cough).
You can't use the Visa Waiver program? What skeletons do you have in your closet Paul? :P
You can't use the Visa Waiver if you are entering the USA for work or if you are a journalist.