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NZ popular destination for Argentinians

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 16/01/2017
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The number of Argentinian visitors to New Zealand has skyrocketed 176 per cent in 2016.

The International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand report by Statistics NZ shows just 416 Argentinians decided to visit in 2015, while 1152 visited last year.

Visitors from Malaysia also increased by 119 per cent in the same year.

New Zealand had more than a million more overseas visitors, staying for less than 12 months in 2016 than it did in 2015.

Visitors to New Zealand typically stay for about eight days, the report showed, and December is the most popular month to come.

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