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New Zealand tech in North America


New Zealanders characteristics of determination and independence of thought have built a nation that is creative, innovative and often ingenious. It is this resourcefulness that has led to many world-class innovations in software.

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KIWI Act now in action

27 June 2019

The KIWI Act makes it easier for New Zealand business people to work in the United States.


Canada the ideal North American launchpad for your tech business

27 November 2018

Canada has long flown under New Zealand businesses’ radar, but the CPTPP trad agreement may change that when it comes into effect on 30th December. Find out why it could be an ideal next step for your business.

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CPTPP trade deal opens doors for NZ exporters

08 November 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will come into force on the 30th December. We talk with some of NZTE’s Regional Directors to find out what the agreement means for exporters in some of the key markets.

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From idea to orbit - the Rocket Lab story

27 August 2018

New Zealand innovation is reshaping the aerospace industry – with Rocket Lab blazing a smarter path to orbit and bringing space closer for thousands of businesses worldwide.

Buy from New Zealand


Explore some of the industries and sectors where New Zealand excels, and discover unique, world-class products and services tailored to your needs.

Agriculture professionals discuss business on farm


Our agritech experts use the latest on-farm technology to help farmers in the United States make the most of their time, staff and capital.

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Medical professional tests New Zealand technology


We pride ourselves on our ideas – we are ingenious and our technology and skills reflect this. Not only that, we are an ideal testbed for new technologies.

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We rank first globally across a range of areas - including starting a business, arranging construction permits, registering property, getting credit and protecting investors.


Source: World Bank Doing Business Report, 2017 

New Zealand ranks first for ease of doing business out of 190 economies

Investing in New Zealand

We make investing in New Zealand easy for you. We have unparalleled access to companies, people and networks throughout New Zealand to connect investors with opportunities.

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Co-workers discuss tech solutions in an office


New Zealanders have a reputation for innovation and creativity. Our fast growing tech sector delivers world-class innovations in software, special effects, 3D games, retail and finance.

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Food and beverage 

New Zealand is the largest exporter of dairy products and lamb and a major exporter of beef, apples and seafood. We have untapped capacity to export more.

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Visiting New Zealand

If you’re planning to visit or emigrate to New Zealand to work or start a business, you may need a visa. You can find out more on the Immigration NZ website.

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