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Sale of foreign-owned houses ordered

Sale of foreign-owned houses ordered

New Zealand housing market may be in for a second wind as foreign investors in the Australian property market start to fall foul of new investment regulations. Investors may look for new places to invest. The estates were bought illegally by nationals from Canada,...
Overseas Investment In NZ – OIO Processes and Trends

Overseas Investment In NZ – OIO Processes and Trends

The OIO screens all sizable foriegn investment in NZ but under the TPP the criterea for approval could change. The Trans-Pacific Partnership could halve the number of major foreign investments in New Zealand which need to pass “good character” and business...
Investing in New Zealand

Investing in New Zealand

New Zealand welcomes foreign investment. It is a country with an open economy which provides plenty of opportunity for investors with capital, entrepreneurial track record and international connections. The World Bank reports that New Zealand has been ranked as the...
Investing in New Zealand

Advantages for investing in NZ

New Zealand’s stable economy and political system, reputation for innovation and the ease of doing business make it an attractive place to invest. It is also recognised globally as being a safe place to invest and do business. NZ ranks first in the world for:...
Investing in New Zealand

New Zealand's investment regulations.

  Its election year in New Zealand and foreign investment looks to become a key emotional issue for both major political parties. Federated Farmers has renewed its call for a register of foreign-owned farmland, after questioning the proposed sale of a central...