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<strong>2009 Top Destinations</strong>

Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Located in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand, Waiheke Island is located about 17.7 km (about 35 minutes by ferry) from Auckland.

At the forefront of New Zealand’s massive wine and olive industry, Waiheke Island still retains a lot of the summer holiday, beach quality Europeans and creative types come to expect. And for all the new modern, expensive housing being developed here, there are still plenty of deals to be found.

Photo: Chris Gin