Preppers have known for a long time that the super rich are buying property in out of reach places in case of civil war, nuclear war, financial collapse etc. Details have slowly leaked via blogs, radio shows and independent media. And now, in recent times, through mainstream media. And you have to wonder if certain people know something that the rest of us do not? New Zealand is a favourite place to invest in for the Plan B scenario. 13,000 Americans have lined up to buy property there in the last few weeks alone.