By Chris Holden
The Vice-President of the free world will touch down in Auckland on Wednesday night for his first ever visit to New Zealand.
Joe Biden is here for less than 24 hours and will spend the entire visit in Auckland where he will meet Prime Minister John Key, Foreign Minister Murray McCully and other dignitaries.
His schedule is top-secret and his security entourage will likely be among the biggest and toughest New Zealand's ever seen.
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