Overseas investment

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Realising the benefits of overseas investment, while protecting New Zealand’s sensitive land and assets

The Overseas Investment Office administers New Zealand’s overseas investment laws. In general, overseas people who are not residents cannot buy homes to live in, but other investment opportunities are available. This information graphic (PDF, 210KB) gives an overview of investment opportunities in New Zealand.

You can also select from the options below to find out more and apply for consent to invest.

Last Updated: 25 June 2019