Because of the impact of the Rugby World Cup on travel in September 2011, we compared September 2012 figures with September 2010:
- Visitor arrivals (179,100) were up 4,900. The biggest changes were in arrivals from:
- China (up 6,600)
- Australia (up 3,700)
- Japan (down 1,800).
- Overseas trips by New Zealand residents (208,000) were down 2,000. The biggest changes were in departures to:
- the United States (up 2,500)
- India (up 1,200)
- Australia (down 11,600).
In September 2012:
- Seasonally adjusted figures showed a net gain of 100 migrants.
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