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Bill Clinton in New Zealand

Bill Clinton in New Zealand

When US President Bill Clinton visited New Zealand in September 1999, US ambassador Josiah Beeman presented him with a photo of a road sign which pointed to Clinton in one direction and Gore in the other. Al Gore was Clinton's vice-president. Clinton himself visited the southern part of New Zealand, not too far from the Clinton–Gore highway (now known as the 'presidential highway'), and spent several days in Queenstown.

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United States Diplomatic Mission to New Zealand

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Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, 'United States and New Zealand - Improving relations, 1990–2011', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32904/bill-clinton-in-new-zealand (accessed 18 December 2018)

Story by Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012