Real estate companies in New Zealand are using social media campaigns and Chinese language app WeChat to lure Chinese buyers back into the market. Chinese property buyers who have family members already living in New Zealand are showing increasing interest in New Zealand real estate, according to an article in Stuff (26 January 2020). "Chinese New Year always gives a boost to Chinese interest in real estate. They have a whole week off, so it is the perfect time to visit friends and family who live here already as students, immigrants, and expats. While in town, they often look for real estate because it's a convenient time," said Georg Chmiel, executive chairman of