Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 5% in Aug-2018, visitors from Australia up 3%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (25-Sep-2018) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Aug-2018. Details include:

    • Total international visitor arrivals: 246,682, +5.4% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 127,360, +4.1%;
        • Australia: 114,432, +2.8%;
      • Asia: 73,056, +7.6%;
        • China: 31,536, +7.9%;
        • Japan: 9984, -2.5%;
        • Malaysia: 5584, +26.0%;
        • South Korea: 4640, -1.0%;
        • Hong Kong: 4320, +10.7%;
        • Singapore: 3568, +9.9%;
      • Europe: 20,880, +2.8%;
        • UK: 8384, +7.4%;
        • Germany: 3024, -6.4%;
      • Americas: 19,632, +9.7%;
        • USA: 13,648, +7.2%;
        • Canada: 2608, +9.4%;
      • Africa and Middle East: 3552, +6.7%.