Video: Auckland's new "no passport required" tourism adby Toby Manhire
Will this really send Wellingtonians scuttling up the island?
I can't see the people of Wellington flocking up.
Surely a better bet would be to reel off the cultural, sporting, dining and drinking breadth in the city. And - subtly, subtly - emphasising that it's a place where, for much of the year, you can routinely sit outside.
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