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Complete details about New Zealand in Oceania with capital city Wellington

Country NameNew Zealand (New Zealand/Aotearoa)
Country CodeNZL
Capital CityWellington
ContinentOceania
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1907
Population3862000
Surface Area270534.0
Life Expectancy77.8 years
GNP54669.0 (old 64960.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

English [official]     (87.0%)
Maori     (4.3%)

Major Cities

Auckland, Auckland     (population 381800)
Christchurch, Canterbury     (population 324200)
Manukau, Auckland     (population 281800)
North Shore, Auckland     (population 187700)
Waitakere, Auckland     (population 170600)
Wellington, Wellington     (population 166700)
Dunedin, Dunedin     (population 119600)
Hamilton, Hamilton     (population 117100)
Lower Hutt, Wellington     (population 98100)

New Zealand's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: The EconomistThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:47:50 -0700
New Zealand's identity

THE country's prime minister, recently re-elected to a third term, is a cast-iron monarchist. Even so, John Key is bent on coming up with a new flag for New Zealand, one in which Britain's Union Jack will no longer feature. Instead, he says, the flag ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Straits TimesThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:22:36 -0700
New Zealand to vote on flag change: All you need to know about the changing of ... read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:37:30 -0700
Live Four Nations: New Zealand vs Samoa

Join us for live international rugby league action right here on Stuff.co.nz as the Kiwis host Samoa in Whangarei in the second round of the Four Nations tournament. Sports editor Aaron Lawton will keep you up to date with all the action as it happens.   read full story

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Publisher: 3News NZFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:37:55 -0700
Video highlights: New Zealand vs Samoa ? Four Nations read full story
Publisher: The Daily TelegraphFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:46:27 -0700
Four Nations 2014: Live coverage of New Zealand v Samoa read full story
Publisher: The RoarFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:42:23 -0700
[VIDEO] New Zealand vs Samoa highlights: 2014 Four Nations scores read full story
Publisher: NRL.COMTue, 28 Oct 2014 23:03:11 -0700
New Zealand v Samoa preview read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:11:15 -0700
New Zealand beats Samoa 14-12 in 4-Nations Champs read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:47:30 -0700
Four Nations: New Zealand beats Samoa 14-12 in Whangarei thanks to late try ... read full story


Publisher: The GuardianFri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:09 -0700
New Zealand ready to leave USA a lasting legacy in Chicago

In the run-up to Saturday's historic Test between the USA and New Zealand at Soldier Field, the All Blacks have been in Chicago for a week. The city's 2.7 million residents have thus had genuine world champions in their midst. However, many of them ...   read full story

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Publisher: New York TimesWed, 29 Oct 2014 12:17:12 -0700
Rugby|For US Rugby, No Bigger Match Than Against New Zealand read full story
Publisher: International Business TimesFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:37:07 -0700
USA Vs. New Zealand Rugby 2014: Preview, TV Channel, Live Stream Info And ... read full story
Publisher: Washington TimesThu, 30 Oct 2014 22:20:06 -0700
New Zealand All Blacks on a mission in America read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 30 Oct 2014 23:44:43 -0700
USA Eagles vs. New Zealand All Blacks: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview read full story
Publisher: Latin PostFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:56:15 -0700
New Zealand's Rugby World Cup Champion All Blacks Invade Soldier Field ... read full story


Publisher: QuartzFri, 31 Oct 2014 08:11:15 -0700
How one small creamery sparked a chocolate milk craze in New Zealand

The goal of any new product, in pretty much any industry, is to ?surprise and delight? customers. When Lewis Road Creamery started selling its chocolate milk in northern New Zealand at the beginning of October, customers were definitely delighted?but ...   read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @IhsannFt on Sat Nov 01 04:48:33 EDT 2014 RT @QueenSafiya_xo: @IhsannFt New Zealand* ????
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From @NvGtravels on Sat Nov 01 04:48:26 EDT 2014 New Zealand: The world's best travel? http://t.co/DLKLa2eTJO #archive #travel #ttot
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From @PK_Cleaning on Sat Nov 01 04:48:23 EDT 2014 Coffee and New Zealand v Samoa what u up too @letsgojohnsons
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