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Investment essentials

Wellington is a place where investing is easy, with specialist support services to enable investors to seek out exciting opportunities in our diverse economy.

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Investment contacts

Wellington's proximity to the government hub and leaders in the investment sector mean there are a number of agencies based in Wellington designed to support and assist investors in seeking out new opportunities.

WREDA's Business Growth and Innovation team can help investors understand Wellington’s investment landscape and the exciting investment opportunities that await. Other agencies include Wellington's Angel Investment Club, Angel HQ, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, and the Overseas Investment Office

Tax and legal system

New Zealand's taxation system is business-friendly and supports international investment as well as opportunities for research and development.

Key features of our tax system include no general capital gains tax, no healthcare tax, an imputation system to avoid double tax and a company tax rate of 28%.

Investor migration

New Zealand’s business migration policies have the aim of attracting experienced business people to invest, buy or establish businesses in New Zealand, while also enabling them to live here permanently with their families. 

Specialised visas are available for investors to contribute to Wellington's economy. Wellington’s combination of lifestyle and ease of doing business makes it an ideal choice of locations to settle in.

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