New Zealand offers a very conducive environment for investors, designed to attract world-class talent. The country has simplified rules and taxes surrounding business investment to make it easier to start up here. Investors are offered many benefits that enhance and facilitate the experience of conducting business. According to the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business report, New Zealand is the second easiest country in the world in which to do business, due to its support for starting a business, protection of minority investors, and a well-developed financial sector that offers a broad range of financing instruments.
If you plan to invest funds into a business in New Zealand, you can apply for residence with a New Zealand investment visa under the categories of Investor (Investor 2) and Investor Plus (Investor 1).