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Same-sex couples queue to say 'I do' in New Zealand

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More than 30 same-sex couples will say "I do" Monday when New Zealand becomes the first Asia-Pacific country and only the 14th in the world to legalise gay marriage. 

Gay-rights supporters kiss to celebrate at the S&M bar in Wellington on April 17, 2013 after New Zealand became the first Asia-Pacific country to announce it would legalise same-sex marriage. More than 30 couples will tie the knot on Monday.

American actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, from the hit comedy "Modern Family" will be the guest of honour when Air New Zealand hosts a same-sex marriage on an early flight from Auckland to Queenstown, as couples attempt to be first to tie the knot.

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