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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 Star OnlineThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:51:20 -0700
Rizalman extradited to New Zealand

PETALING JAYA: Former second warrant officer Muhammad Rizalman Ismail has been extradited to New Zealand to face charges for burglary and assault. Wisma Putra confirmed that the 35-year-old left Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) aboard ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700
'Sex assault' Malaysia diplomat flown to New Zealand read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:57:17 -0700
Accused diplomat due back in NZ read full story
Publisher: The Straits TimesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:03:45 -0700
Malaysian military attache to be extradited to New Zealand on sex charge read full story
Publisher: New Zealand HeraldThu, 23 Oct 2014 22:06:57 -0700
Wanted diplomat Muhammad Rizalman escorted on to flight read full story
Publisher: Stuff.co.nzThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700
Malaysian diplomat heads to NZ read full story
Publisher: Herald SunThu, 23 Oct 2014 06:30:00 -0700
Malaysian official to be extradited to NZ read full story


Publisher: Fox NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:48:45 -0700
Air New Zealand uses 'Hobbit' stars in epic airline safety video

Just three months after pulling a controversial in-flight safety video showing scantly clad Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models blowing into their airline life vests, the carrier has released a new safety video featuring the star-studded cast of ?Lord ...   read full story

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Publisher: CNNWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
Air New Zealand posts new 'Hobbit' safety video read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:12:15 -0700
Air New Zealand launches 'epic' new hobbit safety video read full story
Publisher: Huffington PostThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:30:00 -0700
Epic 'Hobbit' Flight Safety Video Debuts On Air New Zealand read full story
Publisher: TIMEThu, 23 Oct 2014 02:42:37 -0700
See Hobbit Characters Romp in 'The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made' read full story
Publisher: GizmodoWed, 22 Oct 2014 20:22:30 -0700
Air New Zealand made a Lord of the Rings movie for an epic safety video read full story


Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 00:41:19 -0700
Southee return bolsters New Zealand

REALLY KNOW, MCLERAN IS DROPED FOR MILLER? how can you drop your second best pace bowler in your team and keep your no. 3? Morne must really have connections with powerfull people to be this protected, how does this move balance a team, ...   read full story


Publisher: Cricket CountryThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
Live Streaming: New Zealand vs South Africa, 2nd ODI at Mt Maunganui

New Zealand and South Africa face-off in the second of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Friday. While the series got off to a good start for the South Africans courtesy a comfortable six-wicket ...   read full story

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Publisher: International Business Times, India EditionThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:45 -0700
Watch 2nd ODI Match Live Online: New Zealand vs South Africa Live Streaming ... read full story
Publisher: CricbuzzThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:25:44 -0700
Live Cricket Score of New Zealand vs South Africa, 2nd ODI at Bay Oval read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportThu, 23 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0700
New Zealand vs. South Africa 2nd ODI: Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview read full story
Publisher: SBSThu, 23 Oct 2014 22:26:15 -0700
Amla century, poor New Zealand batting gives South Africa series read full story
Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:33:20 -0700
Amla century lifts South Africa to 283 read full story
Publisher: Sports World NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 11:56:15 -0700
New Zealand vs South Africa LIVE STREAMING FREE: Watch '2nd ODI' Cricket ... read full story

New Zealand Tweets

From @Myquotes_pk on Fri Oct 24 02:57:28 EDT 2014 South Africa beat New Zealand in 2nd ODI to claim series: Hashim Amla top-scored for the Proteas with 119, sup... http://t.co/WadNteG9aO
From @BeMyJauregui on Fri Oct 24 02:57:28 EDT 2014 @Louis_Tomlinson how about you add a date in new zealand that would be pretty cool right?
From @masayoshimu on Fri Oct 24 02:57:24 EDT 2014 New Zealand - Scenarios subject to tax anti-avoidance rule http://t.co/GFu4ZFmFjn via kpmg + Finalized statement http://t.co/Pf86Uz4BAS
From @That1960sGuy on Fri Oct 24 02:57:23 EDT 2014 Our @WW100 team has been bowled over by awesome feedback on the Nga Tapuwae project. http://t.co/lollH1zEFD #ww100 http://t.co/VTXVHndvVV
From @jakkybi on Fri Oct 24 02:57:22 EDT 2014 welcome to New Zealand xx https://t.co/8wJ3jEjsz2
From @fkretschmer on Fri Oct 24 02:57:18 EDT 2014 Air New Zealand hebt wieder mit Orks und Elben ab http://t.co/yzHUIyQFYm
From @McHarreh on Fri Oct 24 02:57:12 EDT 2014 Wanna live in New Zealand
From @androworldnews on Fri Oct 24 02:57:08 EDT 2014 Amla century, poor New Zealand batting gives South Africa series http://t.co/CAX37oxDCW #abcnews http://t.co/inVycVhyKd
From @WW1atSea on Fri Oct 24 02:57:06 EDT 2014 Gunner Jack Burke of HMS NEW ZEALAND-We have a fine-recipe in for cooking German sausage, & goes down very well with a little Jellicoe sauce
From @KKKiran92 on Fri Oct 24 02:57:00 EDT 2014 RT @CricketAus: .@ABdeVilliers17 took his first two ODI wickets today. You've gotta watch them. Seriously: http://t.co/T5m8E2b4UF http://?
From @2islands1heaven on Fri Oct 24 02:56:55 EDT 2014 RT @TheQueenofScots: God save the Queen of Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, Papua New Guinea, Canada, St Kitts and Nevis, St Luci?
From @pamatluing on Fri Oct 24 02:56:36 EDT 2014 RT @Independent: This Hobbit-themed safety video from Air New Zealand is amazing http://t.co/z0dWX1J4EW http://t.co/uLDsMwuDnj
From @9ijaNews on Fri Oct 24 02:56:33 EDT 2014 Proteas beat New Zealand by 72 runs in 2nd ODI Hashim Amla smashed his fourth one-day century of the year as Sou... http://t.co/NsTQhJQK0k
From @RugbyXVsite on Fri Oct 24 02:56:33 EDT 2014 News: Super Rugby staying on SKY in New Zealand: The New Zealand Rugby Union have revealed? http://t.co/0CqPyRXDT4 #SuperRugby #RugbyXV
From @rugby_banter on Fri Oct 24 02:56:33 EDT 2014 Super Rugby staying on SKY in New Zealand http://t.co/A9zMgWoQBB