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The presidential highway (2nd of 2)

The presidential highway

Since the 1990s, when Bill Clinton and Al Gore were respectively president and vice-president of the United States, the road between Clinton in Otago and Gore in Southland has been designated the 'presidential highway'.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Omissions and minor influences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19371/the-presidential-highway (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 24 Nov 2008