25 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Wealthy Americans flock to invest in NZ

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 25 August 2020

Wealthy Americans looking for a safe haven in a turbulent Covid-19 world are flocking to invest in New Zealand - and move their businesses here.

The number of investor visa applications has soared since the coronavirus outbreak, and the government agency working to attract overseas money says New Zealand's successful public health strategy is behind the ten-fold surge in interest.

Gill Bonnett reports.