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from Gigatown was to help New Zealand to understand the benefits fibre broadband can bring.’’
Towns that collaborated well were the ones that were seen to reap the benefits from ultra-fast broadband, he said and the United States city Chattanooga, Tennessee, was an example to a success story, Pettigrew said.
Representatives from each finalist town will be taken to Chattanooga and Good and Arna Craig have been selected for Wanaka.
Competition orange: Wanaka Gigatown supporters Kelly and Duncan Good stand outside the Wanaka Gigatown kiosk after its unveiling last year. 1 - Wanaka: 7,455,154. 2 - Gisborne: 7,038,956. 3 - Timaru: 6,684,606. 4 - Dunedin: 6,323,644. 5 - Nelson: 5,304,605. 6 - Porirua: 4,833,774.
7- Queenstown 2,225,115.
8 - Blenheim 1,136,690.
9 - Whakatane: 659,765.
10 - Masterton: 558,081.