The most welcoming towns in NZ have been announced

Must See 29/01/2021

The North Otago town of Oamaru has been crowned NZ's most friendliest welcoming town in the country by Booking.com.

The accommodation website scoured through thousands of reviews and visitor rewards for its study, which also revealed which regions are deemed to be the most welcoming. Canterbury topped that list.

Booking.com's top ten most welcoming towns in NZ:

  1. Oamaru
  2. Hokitika
  3. Invercargill
  4. Cambridge
  5. Picton
  6. Lake Tekapo
  7.  Kerikeri
  8. Palmerston North
  9. Paihia
  10. Twizel