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High net worth individuals find bolthole in New Zealand

Terror threats in Europe and political uncertainty in UK, US have helped make it a refuge for ultra rich
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 05:50

New Zealand ranks high on international surveys of desirable places to live, placing among the top 10 for democracy, lack of corruption, peace and satisfaction.


WHEN Hong Kong-based financier Michael Nock wanted a place to escape in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, he looked beyond the traditional havens of the rich to a land at the edge of the world, where cows outnumber people two to one.

Mr Nock, the founder of

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