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International Travel and Migration - Information Releases


These releases provide statistics on the number of overseas visitors, New Zealand resident travellers, and permanent and long-term migrants entering or leaving New Zealand.

These statistics are based on final counts of arrivals to and departures from New Zealand. They are published around the 20th of each month.

For a more detailed breakdown of short-term arrivals see the International Visitor Arrival (IVA) tool.

For a more timely count of arrivals see the Provisional Weekly Visitor Arrival tool.

How to use this tool:

  • Go to Latest Releases and choose the month you want to access. The most recent is on top. You can then choose to either open a PDF report or access the Excel spreadsheet.
  • Use this data to understand seasonal trends and demographics.
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