The New Zealand accent has been voted as the sexiest one in the world by a travel website aimed at millennials, Big 7.
“To a novice ear, the New Zealand accent might sound just like the Australian accent, but Big 7 Travel readers disagree. The ‘Newzild’ dialect is outrageously charming,” the survey explained.
South Africa was ranked second, beating romantic European accents like French, Italian and Irish.
The survey ranked 50 accents from around the world based on its readers’ perception.
Below are the top 10:
2. South African
9. South USA
10. Brazilian Portuguese