New Zealand lawmaker Louisa Wall, center, who sponsored the gay marriage bill is congratulated by Labour leader Davis Shearer, left, and MP Jacinda Ardern after the Marriage Amendment Bill was passed at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand Wednesday, April 17 2013. Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament on Wednesday as the country became the 13th in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Mark MItchell) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT

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New Zealand lawmaker Louisa Wall, center, who sponsored the gay marriage bill is congratulated by Labour leader Davis Shearer, left, and MP Jacinda Ardern after the Marriage Amendment Bill was passed at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand Wednesday, April 17 2013. Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament on Wednesday as the country became the 13th in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Mark MItchell) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT
New Zealand lawmaker Louisa Wall, center, who sponsored the gay marriage bill is congratulated by Labour leader Davis Shearer, left, and MP Jacinda Ardern after the Marriage Amendment Bill was passed at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand Wednesday, April 17 2013. Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament on Wednesday as the country became the 13th in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Mark MItchell) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT
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