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Immigration figures show 73 percent increase on pre-pandemic numbers

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 9:20am
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Immigration figures show 73 percent increase on pre-pandemic numbers

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 9:20am

There's a major influx of overseas visitors booking tickets to New Zealand.

Immigration figures show a 73 percent increase on pre-pandemic numbers.

Most are either students or tourists, applying for visas.

Malcolm Pacific Immigration Chief Executive David Cooper told Mike Hosking it's great news.

He says behind those numbers are wonderful stories of families who haven't seen each other for two and a half years.

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