In an announcement that is sure to spark more banter from across the ditch, a new worldwide poll has declared that the New Zealand accent is the sexiest in the world!

In an extensive poll conducted by Big 7 Travel, the Kiwi accent, which usually cops a bit of teasing from us Aussies, has taken the top spot while the true-blue, dinky-die Aussie accent came in at number 5!

Stone the crows cobber!

According to the travel website, they found that the Kiwi accent is “outrageously charming” also beating out Italian, Irish and South African accents. 

Their website had this to say: 

“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 sexiest accent in the world? It’s official,”

According to the website, Afrikaans is a “hugely popular accent with many people across the globe thanks to their unique tones and slang”, while the Irish “lilting jibe” has people around the world falling in love with the accent.



20th Zimbabwean
19th Argentine
18th Mancunian
17th Jamaican
16th Danish
15th Ukrainian
14th Hungarian
13th Canadian
12th Queen’s English
11th Czech
10th Brazilian Portuguese
9th US Southern
8th Spanish
7th French
6th Scottish
5th Australian
4th Italian
3rd Irish
2nd South African
1st Kiwi


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