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Facts about New Zealand
|Administrative divisions:||16 regions and 1 territory*; Auckland , Bay of Plenty , Canterbury , Chatham Islands* , Gisborne , Hawke's Bay , Manawatu-Wanganui , Marlborough , Nelson , Northland , Otago , Southland , Taranaki , Tasman , Waikato , Wellington , West Coast|
|Area:||total: 268 ,680 sq km land: 268 ,021 sq km water: NA note: includes Antipodes Islands , Auckland Islands , Bounty Islands , Campbell Island , Chatham Islands , and Kermadec Islands|
|Background:||The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840 , their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain , the Treaty of Waitangi , in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year , the British began the first organized colonial settlement. A series of land wars between 1843 and 1872 ended with the defeat of the native peoples. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907 and supported the UK militarily in both World Wars. New Zealand's full participation in a number of defense alliances lapsed by the 1980s. In recent years , the government has sought to address longstanding Maori grievances.|
|Flag description:||blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant with four red five-pointed stars edged in white centered in the outer half of the flag; the stars represent the Southern Cross constellation|
|Capital:||name: Wellington geographic coordinates: 41 28 S , 174 51 E time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins first Sunday in October; ends third Sunday in March note: New Zealand is divided into two time zones , including Chatham Island|
|Climate:||temperate with sharp regional contrasts|
|Currency code:||New Zealand dollar (NZD)|
|Ethnic groups:||European 69.8% , Maori 7.9% , Asian 5.7% , Pacific islander 4.4% , other 0.5% , mixed 7.8% , unspecified 3.8% (2001 census)|
|Geographic coordinates:||41 00 S , 174 00 E|
|Geography note:||about 80% of the population lives in cities; Wellington is the southernmost national capital in the world|
|Government type:||parliamentary democracy|
|Imports partners:||Australia 20.7% , China 13.4% , US 9.7% , Japan 9.5% , Singapore 4.9% , Germany 4.7% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.nz|
|Land boundaries:||15 ,134 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||English (official) , Maori (official) , Sign Language (official)|
|Location:||Oceania , islands in the South Pacific Ocean , southeast of Australia|
|National holiday:||Waitangi Day (Treaty of Waitangi established British sovereignty over New Zealand) , 6 February (1840); ANZAC Day (commemorated as the anniversary of the landing of troops of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I at Gallipoli , Turkey) , 25 April (1915)|
|Nationality:||noun: New Zealander(s) adjective: New Zealand|
|Natural hazards:||earthquakes are common , though usually not severe; volcanic activity|
|Population:||4 ,173 ,460 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Anglican 14.9% , Roman Catholic 12.4% , Presbyterian 10.9% , Methodist 2.9% , Pentecostal 1.7% , Baptist 1.3% , other Christian 9.4% , other 3.3% , unspecified 17.2% , none 26% (2001 census)|
|Terrain:||predominately mountainous with some large coastal plains|
|Unemployment rate:||3.6% (2007 est.)|
Capital of New Zealand
Wellington (click to view Wellington map)
Places in New Zealand
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in New Zealand. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Bay of Plenty (94 google map locations)
Canterbury (309 google map locations)
Chatham Islands (11 google map locations)
Gisborne (46 google map locations)
Hawke's Bay (88 google map locations)
Manawatu-Wanganui (208 google map locations)
Marlborough (84 google map locations)
Nelson (1 google map locations)
Random cities in New ZealandWellington, the capital city of New Zealand.
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