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If you want to settle in New Zealand and have funds to invest here, consider the Investor category of Residence.
The Active Investor Plus (AI+) scheme opened on 19 September 2022. You qualify if you invest between NZ$5 million and $15 million into a mix of “acceptable investments”:
- private NZ businesses approved by NZ Trade & Enterprise (“direct investments”)
- managed fund programmes approved by NZ Trade & Enterprise
- shares in companies trading on the NZ share market (“listed equities”)
- NZ-registered charities (“philanthropic investment”)
You must invest your nominated funds in New Zealand for 4 years, and spend a total of about 4 months (117 days) in New Zealand.
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