1) It's ridiculously beautiful

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2) You've seen Lord Of The Rings? The landscape really looks like that...

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3) I mean c'mon, the Milford Sound...

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4) They've got these unbelievable hot springs

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5) And totally amazing wildlife

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6) (Without all the dangerous animals that might kill you that live in Australia)

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7) Kiwis have a pretty relaxed attitude to life...


8) They are super eco-conscious

They've got electric buses and half flush toilets. It's all about local produce and farmers' markets here.

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9) Everyone is super friendly

Trust us, they really are!

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10) They are known for their amazing coffee...

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11) Delicious wine...


12) And brunch is always a priority (hell yes!)


13) They've got excellent surf...

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14) Mountains to ride...

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15) And ancient woodlands and white sandy beaches to explore

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16) Okay, so it is really expensive place to live...

(But it's definitely cheaper than Australia)

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17) And sometimes it rains. A lot.

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18) But there's definitely a reason why everyone moves there and doesn't come back

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