NZ investor events court wealthy doomsday preppers

NZ investor events court wealthy doomsday preppers
An event targeting high-net-worth migrants was held just before the SailGP final. (Image: Getty)
Dileepa Fonseka
A new visa is attracting high-net-worth individuals hedging against Armageddon.Seachange chief executive officer Eric Laakmann said the need for a safe global backstop is one reason why Silicon Valley is a good source of potential migrants for a visa targeted at attracting high-net-worth investors.And New Zealand keeps appearing near the top of their list.“I haven’t really come across the same culture of Silicon Valley folks interested in Australia. “I don’t know why, do they not like Australians? Are they just afra...

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