Move to New Zealand? US migration investigations rise 24 -fold after poll period


Immigration website takes sprain as thousands of Americans investigate their options away from countries around the world that will be led by Donald Trump

The election of Donald Trump as Americas next chairperson has sent shockwaves around the globe and resulted in a rush of interest from Americans in emigrating to New Zealand.

In the past 24 hours, the website of Immigration New Zealand( INZ) received 56,300 trips from the US a huge rise on its daily average of 2,300. Within the same period, more than 7,000 Americans registered interest in moving to New Zealand, which is more than double the monthly average.

Similar spikes of interest in New Zealand were noted by INZ from Britons in the months after Brexit, with New Zealand seen as an ideal resettlement society due to its shared cultural history with Britain.

The New Zealand Now website which contains detailed information on living, acting, considering and investing in New Zealand received 70,500 inspects from the US in the past 24 hours, or 69,000 more than its daily average.

The surge in pastime from Americans in moving to New Zealand inaugurated a month before the US presidential election, with twice high levels of work find compared against a year before.

New Zealand has already seen its highest levels of in-migration on register in 2016, and Kiwis were quick to take to Twitter and jokingly defend their borders.

Taika Waititi (@ TaikaWaititi)

Don’t even think about moving to New Zealand. You shat the couch , now you have to deal with the mess.

November 9, 2016

Toby Manhire (@ toby_etc)

please redeploy immediately to all mete entry points, @NZDefenceForce

November 9, 2016

Jolisa Gracewood (@ nzdodo)

Text from cousin in Illinois: he’s watching puppies on Animal Planet and doing laundry so he’ll have clean robes to jam-pack. @MovingToEnZed

November 9, 2016

And New Zealands media showed often of the amaze, stun and gumption of foreboding that peculiarity on front pages around the world.

Dominion Post (@ DomPost)

Our front page today. YGEMxfy5Tw

November 9, 2016

In the year to June, 1,288 Americans were approved to take up residency in New Zealand, 8,876 Americans were approved for act visas and 2,997 Americans successfully applied for student visas.

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