Wish this was still true! 4 months and counting for us but the processing times took that massive jump after the FYIf your partner is from the UK, there is a very good chance your application will be processed through the London office.
If so, great news as London has been pumping out some very quick processing times lately - *a lot within the 2-3 month mark*. As for NZ, I am not too sure. The global processing times are around 11-15 months.
*of course every case is different so without getting your hopes up take this with a grain of salt*