The March terror attack in Christchurch, which took the lives of 51 people, thrust New Zealand well and truly in the international spotlight for reasons unfamiliar to most Kiwis.

The tragedy had the potential to damage the country's reputation, but it appears that New Zealand's international standing has not been harmed by the horrific events on March 15.

In fact, how New Zealand responded to the shooting may have actually enhanced it.

Data from Tourism NZ, Education NZ and Immigration New Zealand shows international interest in New Zealand was not depressed as a result of the attacks.


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