Chinese buyers are now casting their eye on New Zealand as a potential migration destination, reports The Press (Christchurch)(15 September 2014). The recent hiatus of the US EB-5 visa scheme – which maxed out its quote of 10,667 visas for the current fiscal year due to its immense popularity with wealthy Chinese – is a driving factor behind this rising interest in New Zealand. According to data, New Zealand currently ranks as the fifth favourite country for Chinese property buyers. [This article is only available on print.]