Why invest in New Zealand
New Zealand has a long history of oil and gas production, and is prospective for a wide range of minerals.
Stable and predictable regime
Delivering certainty for investors
Simple tax system - 28% corporate income tax and no capital gains tax.
Sophisticated infrastructure and skilled workforce
Established and reliable transport and electricity networks
High quality technical support sector services.
Attractive jurisdiction for investment in petroleum
14th in investment attractiveness among 126 countries
8th in geological database
(Fraser Institute Global Petroleum Survey 2015)
Reputation for ease of doing business
Ranked 1st for ease of doing business among 190 nations
1st in OECD group
1st in starting a business
1st in protecting minority investors
(World Bank Doing Business Report 2016)
Low country risk
Corruption free and transparent governance providing certainty for investors
4th in lack of of corruption
(Transparency International Corruption Index 2015)
A government focussed on business growth
Responsible development of petroleum and mineral
A focus to deliver on in the government's Business Growth Agenda.