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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: TIMEMon, 31 Aug 2015 22:48:45 -0700
These Are the Final Four Designs for New Zealand's New National Flag

The country is in the process of choosing an alternative to replace their current flag, which is controversial due to its inclusion of the U.K.'s Union Jack and thus association with colonial repression, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Three of the ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC OnlineMon, 31 Aug 2015 22:41:05 -0700
New Zealand announces shortlist for new flag design read full story
Publisher: The GuardianMon, 31 Aug 2015 19:26:17 -0700
New Zealand's new flag: final four designs announced read full story
Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldMon, 31 Aug 2015 17:24:29 -0700
Final four New Zealand flags revealed read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsMon, 31 Aug 2015 22:29:58 -0700
New Zealand unveils flag finalists, to mixed reviews read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukMon, 31 Aug 2015 16:55:06 -0700
New Zealand unveils shortlist of four for its new flag read full story


Publisher: Radio New ZealandMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:49:26 -0700
New NZ banknotes launched

The remaining $20, $50, and $100 banknotes in the new series will be released from April next year. Mr Wheeler said all five denominations will carry the same security features, which will help ensure counterfeiting levels in New Zealand remain low.   read full story

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Publisher: New Zealand HeraldMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:06:59 -0700
Show us the money: our new notes read full story
Publisher: Stuff.co.nzMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:01:32 -0700
Sir Edmund Hillary's daughter applauds 'beautiful' new NZ banknotes read full story
Publisher: 3News NZMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:55:13 -0700
Photos: NZ's final new $5, $10 notes revealed read full story
Publisher: TVNZMon, 31 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0700
Funky new New Zealand banknotes released read full story
Publisher: XinhuaTue, 01 Sep 2015 01:48:45 -0700
High-tech New Zealand banknotes designed to foil counterfeiters read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzMon, 31 Aug 2015 16:41:18 -0700
What Twitter said about the final four New Zealand flag options

flag designs four final here new we one design like fern choices nz referendum what just guys official there revealed images look showing so flight our silver will top how me over breaking these can don't options think current vote i'm made change my ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailSun, 30 Aug 2015 00:05:59 -0700
Waisake Naholo named in New Zealand's Rugby World Cup squad after recovering ...

We have to give it back... and we have to go out and earn it with high class, world class performances,' Hansen said at New Zealand's Parliament Buildings. 'It will be tough and I think it will be the hardest World Cup ever. 'We have picked a group of ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC SportSun, 30 Aug 2015 02:11:15 -0700
Rugby World Cup 2015: Waisake Naholo in New Zealand squad read full story
Publisher: Irish TimesSun, 30 Aug 2015 06:18:45 -0700
Israel Dagg excluded as New Zealand announce World Cup squad read full story
Publisher: SkySportsSun, 30 Aug 2015 01:03:45 -0700
Israel Dagg and Cory Jane left out as New Zealand announce Rugby World Cup squad read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandThu, 27 Aug 2015 16:17:29 -0700
All Black World Cup spots still up for grabs? read full story
Publisher: Stuff.co.nzMon, 31 Aug 2015 09:52:30 -0700
Why Sonny Bill Williams is in the World Cup Squad read full story

New Zealand Tweets

From @iamMariza on Tue Sep 01 06:00:57 EDT 2015 [NEW POST] Must Have Apps For New Zealand Road Trip! http://t.co/8Itl1EOhCB via @lagunatrip
From @Fuck_Niqqaa on Tue Sep 01 06:00:55 EDT 2015 What would your New Zealand flag be?: http://t.co/wcCvUsNeJU
From @ChrisPratt_Bot on Tue Sep 01 06:00:54 EDT 2015 What would your New Zealand flag be?: http://t.co/5nOuRfgRPd
From @billbelew_com on Tue Sep 01 06:00:53 EDT 2015 Speak on Cruises writes - A cruise to New Zealand is a long but rewarding trip http://t.co/4eOKgcpc5a
From @Didcot on Tue Sep 01 06:00:44 EDT 2015 Sport Oxford United goalkeeper receives New Zealand call-up: MAX Crocombe will miss Oxford United's trip to Br... http://t.co/OvMQPaJ8ip
From @kenken_k3 on Tue Sep 01 06:00:39 EDT 2015 RT @Kelangdbn: ????????????4?????http://t.co/kSHK2cvT1L 8????40????????11?20??12?11???????????4?????????????????? http://t.co/WD5m60hM89
From @CollectedN on Tue Sep 01 06:00:36 EDT 2015 The shortlist: What would your New Zealand flag be? http://t.co/BoJRj37L1k #news
From @dilsouzDNA on Tue Sep 01 06:00:31 EDT 2015 RT @EarthPix: Under the stars at Kea Point, Mt Cook National Park, New Zealand | Photo by Shaun Jeffers http://t.co/e0D6w0lMut
From @tiaraviviara on Tue Sep 01 06:00:29 EDT 2015 What would your New Zealand flag be?: http://t.co/sHUrmopwGV
From @Badr_ALJahdali on Tue Sep 01 06:00:16 EDT 2015 Milford Sound ? the Eighth Wonder of the World in 4K! Play On In New Zealand http://t.co/LgXmARBwKG
From @mdonnatan on Tue Sep 01 06:00:13 EDT 2015 What would your New Zealand flag be?: http://t.co/YsnXiiWJGh
From @MichalSamulski on Tue Sep 01 06:00:12 EDT 2015 New Zealand will rank 4 options at November's referendum. Winner will be pitted against current flag at vote in 2016. http://t.co/oprTR7E7w4
From @BellaVirgoo on Tue Sep 01 06:00:12 EDT 2015 What would your New Zealand flag be?: http://t.co/EXdk4BjpRF
From @ikenyanews on Tue Sep 01 06:00:12 EDT 2015 The shortlist: What would your New Zealand flag be? http://t.co/fXa58X4k6H
From @Leeeyim on Tue Sep 01 06:00:11 EDT 2015 new youtube video about the New Zealand Flag http://t.co/dgv0L5U8vR