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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: Stuff.co.nzMon, 26 Jan 2015 19:09:35 -0800
Eleanor Catton's problem with New Zealand

She said New Zealand did not have a lot of confidence in the brains of its citizens and there was a lot of embarrassment over writers. Catton said she grew up with the "strange belief" that New Zealand writers were less great than writers from Britain ...   read full story

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Publisher: New Zealand HeraldMon, 26 Jan 2015 21:37:22 -0800
Eleanor Catton angry with 'shallow' New Zealand Government read full story


Publisher: IBNLiveMon, 26 Jan 2015 08:41:15 -0800
Pakistan cricketer suffers from ghost attack in New Zealand hotel

Karachi: Pakistan's promising young allrounder Haris Sohail complained of supernatural presence in his hotel room in New Zealand, forcing the management to shift him to another room. According to media reports, Sohail woke up in the night scared, ...   read full story

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Publisher: New Zealand HeraldMon, 26 Jan 2015 13:57:45 -0800
Pakistan cricket player Haris Sohail 'traumatised' by supernatural presence in ... read full story
Publisher: The GuardianTue, 27 Jan 2015 03:28:20 -0800
Pakistan's Haris Sohail traumatised after meeting hotel 'ghost' in New Zealand read full story
Publisher: 9news.com.auMon, 26 Jan 2015 20:30:00 -0800
Pakistan cricketer 'traumatised by ghost in his New Zealand hotel room' read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandMon, 26 Jan 2015 16:19:24 -0800
Christchurch 'ghost' scares Pakistani cricketer read full story
Publisher: NewsxTue, 27 Jan 2015 02:41:15 -0800
Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail suffer a ghost attack in New Zealand hotel room read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalSun, 25 Jan 2015 18:23:13 -0800
Robertson's Legacy From Hedge Funds To New Zealand

What's less know is the role that a New Zealand real-estate investment has played in his career as well as in the life of one of his sons, 37-year-old Jay Robertson. That investment today consists of 15,000 acres of first-rate land in New Zealand and ...   read full story


Publisher: NEWS.com.auMon, 26 Jan 2015 21:37:30 -0800
New Zealand stocks hit another high

THE New Zealand sharemarket's benchmark index has closed at a record high for the third consecutive trading day, as low interest rates spurred investors to seek out companies paying reliable dividends. THE NZX 50 index rose 39.082 points, or 0.7 per ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersSun, 25 Jan 2015 20:30:00 -0800
New Zealand shares close modestly higher read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @Kokkugia on Tue Jan 27 07:20:02 EST 2015 Wed 28 Jan 1am Bulletin http://t.co/ClwYWenGs6
From @SnnrTzcn on Tue Jan 27 07:19:43 EST 2015 RT @impressivepics: Bowen Falls, New Zealand http://t.co/wdfuWIF6Do
From @Leofflaed on Tue Jan 27 07:19:23 EST 2015 RT @impressivepics: Bowen Falls, New Zealand http://t.co/wdfuWIF6Do
From @freehitcricket on Tue Jan 27 07:19:10 EST 2015 In case you missed them, here is our Team India preview for the World cup - http://t.co/wDyFtZGtt3 & Team NZ -http://t.co/7YK7G4WGQ1
From @yumi31748 on Tue Jan 27 07:18:48 EST 2015 RT @impressivepics: Bowen Falls, New Zealand http://t.co/wdfuWIF6Do
From @ShineAfridi on Tue Jan 27 07:18:44 EST 2015 Herath unavailable for the final ODI against NZ. He leaves for home to take care of an unwell family member #NZvSL http://t.co/GdMKyj0bOS
From @EarthTribeNews on Tue Jan 27 07:18:38 EST 2015 NEW ZEALAND - Run by shallow politicians who don't care about the environment http://t.co/CjFoBQ7UhC
From @VernonChalmers on Tue Jan 27 07:18:32 EST 2015 Proteas ICC ODI World Cup 2015 Fixtures in Australia / New Zealand http://t.co/ufPEU5htIf
From @Gracciious on Tue Jan 27 07:18:10 EST 2015 Miss New Zealand cr.mangpormnp http://t.co/TB5ibeZNIp
From @tripsnxcursions on Tue Jan 27 07:18:02 EST 2015 Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour! http://t.co/xaqLDTzl0J #Rotorua
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From @rajpalinsan104 on Tue Jan 27 07:17:40 EST 2015 RT @InsanKaram: @Gurmeetramrahim Pita ji can't wait nw #LoveToSeeMSG13feb #New Zealand
From @dlNewZealand on Tue Jan 27 07:17:40 EST 2015 Toonz sets up in New Zealand: Indian animation company Toonz Entertainment has set up in New Zealand. The new ... http://t.co/eg4escJ1Pl