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International travel

Tirohia tēnei whārangi i te reo Māori

New Zealand lies around 1,600km from Australia's eastern coast (a three-hour flight) and 9,000–12,000km from all Pacific Rim destinations (10- to 16-hour flight). Auckland Airport is the busiest of several international airports. Peak travel months are December to February.

Short-term travel  2012  2007 
(million) 
Overseas visitor arrivals  2.6  2.5 
New Zealand-resident departures  2.2  1.9 
 
Top 10 visitor source countries
(Country of last permanent residence) 
2012 
Australia  1,175,296 
United Kingdom  214,448 
United States  182,816 
China, People's Republic of  175,488 
Japan  67,072 
Germany  62,992 
Korea, Republic of  53,840 
Canada  49,296 
Singapore  38,736 
France  37,136 

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