21 Mar 2016

NZ attracts record number of tourists in year to Feb

3:17 pm on 21 March 2016

New Zealand is still an attractive destination to holiday and live.

Official figures show a record 3.2 million tourists came here in the year to February - helped by more Australians coming to holiday here.

For the month, 373,400 people visited New Zealand.

Meanwhile, net migration is continuing to hit records, climbing for the 19th consecutive month, to 67,400 people.