Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP
Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP

Let rich Americans into New Zealand if they want to build houses, former PM says

  • John Key, who held the top job from 2008 to 2016, said it was ‘crazy’ to ban foreigners from buying property in the country
  • He also called on the government to loosen border restrictions so foreign students and overseas workers could enter

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Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP
Tourists are seen near New Zealand’s Lake Tekapo in this 2018 file photo. Photo: AP
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