New Zealand battles for world's wealthiest in post Covid plan

Mark Battersby
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Wealthy investors and highly-skilled workers are very much on New Zealand's radar as it outlined this week a post Covid-19 immigration plan to reduce the economy's dependence on low wage migrants. The Government's economic development minister Stuart Nash said the new border exceptions would allow more than 200 wealthy international investors to come to New Zealand over the next 12 months, the New Zealand Herald reported. In a speech about the Government's intentions for immigration policy, Nash said that it would include making it harder for employers to take on workers from overseas...

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