New Zealand Home Pacific New Zealand Regional Statistics 5 year Index of Economic Freedom in New Zealand More NZ × New Zealand Regional Statistics Square Meter Prices Rental Yields Rents Price/Rent Ratio Price/GDP per Cap Buy/Sell Costs Rental Income Tax Price Change 1 yr Price Change 5 yrs Price Change 10 yrs GDP Per Capita GDP/Cap Growth 1 yr GDP/Cap Growth 5 yrs Economic Freedom Ec. Freedom 5 yrs Competitiveness Property Rights Index Currency +/- Value Taxes on Residents Financial Overview Overview House Prices Market in Depth Rental Yields Income Tax et al Tax Example Taxes if Resident Buying Guide Landlord and Tenant Property Inheritance Country Statistics Property Investments Where to Buy Survey of New Zealand Auckland Canterbury Marlborough Wellington West Coast Key Contacts Accountants Lawyers Real Estate Agents Mortgages Economic Freedom 5 Years in New Zealand compared to Pacific Footnote | Export Sort: Alphabetically | Ascending Rank | Descending Rank Click name of country for detailed information Vanuatu 19.07% Solomon Is. 19.06% Fiji 10.63% Tonga 10.55% Kiribati 8.44% Micronesia 6.78% New Zealand 2.00% Australia -2.51% Samoa -3.55% PNG -5.38% New Zealand: Economic freedom index, 5-year change Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating: Greatly Improved Improved Nuetral Worse Much Worse Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal New Zealand has a quarterly house price index, available from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Monthly median house prices are published by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), which also publishes residential market news. Rental market data are freely available from the Massey University Real Estate Analysis Unit. General economics statistics are from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.