The New Zealand government offers scholarships to Chinese students intending to study in New Zealand. From July 2005, the New Zealand government implemented the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship Programme (NZIDRS), a 3-year full doctoral scholarship programme for Chinese and other international students. Please visit www.newzealandeducated.com/scholarships to get details about terms and conditions and application forms.
The Inland Revenue Department is responsible for implementing and enforcing New Zealand's tax policy.
The main taxes in New Zealand are the income tax and Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is a value-added tax. There is no specific capital gains tax regime in New Zealand. However, capital gains from disposal of personal property are taxed when:
International investment has contributed significantly to the development of New Zealand’s economy.
New Zealand offers investors an attractive, open business environment. New Zealand welcomes investors. Our transparent regulations make investing a straightforward process while the broad-base, low-rate tax regime supports long-term investors.
Historically the largest imports have been primarily lamb, beef and dairy products. However, New Zealand imports an increasingly wide range of products into Canada and the diversity of goods now ranges from designer clothing to highly specialised saw blades.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is responsible for promoting and developing New Zealand's export trade with other countries.
If you are interested in importing products from New Zealand, please contact: