Tourists who have taken a helicopter trip onto the Fox Glacier follow a guide in New Zealand. In New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it’s the hobbits that are really making hay. According to new figures tourism has overtaken dairy as the nation’s top earner of overseas dollars. Photo: AP

Chinese visitors help make New Zealand tourism its top overseas earner, overtaking dairy

The tourism industry got another boost this week when Lonely Planet named the relatively unknown Taranaki region as a place to visit in 2017

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Tourists who have taken a helicopter trip onto the Fox Glacier follow a guide in New Zealand. In New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it’s the hobbits that are really making hay. According to new figures tourism has overtaken dairy as the nation’s top earner of overseas dollars. Photo: AP
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