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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 GuardianMon, 08 Feb 2016 20:54:40 -0800
Crowdfunding battle to stop unspoilt New Zealand beach falling into private hands

A pristine slice of New Zealand coastline may soon be safe in public hands if ?head dreamer? Duane Major gets his wish and crowdfunds the NZ$2m (900,000) needed to buy it. Just before Christmas a golden stretch of beach in Abel Tasman national park ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio New ZealandMon, 08 Feb 2016 20:52:30 -0800
Morgan offers to pay beach shortfall read full story
Publisher: Manawatu StandardMon, 08 Feb 2016 18:20:09 -0800
Gareth Morgan buying Abel Tasman beach for his 'own private benefit' and New ... read full story


Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldMon, 08 Feb 2016 00:50:37 -0800
Australia v New Zealand ODI series: Mitchell Marsh dismissed controversially ...

Australia's run of seven one-day series victories came to an end in Hamilton on Monday night as New Zealand celebrated the end of Brendon McCullum's one-day international career with a rousing 55-run win. It ensured the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ...   read full story

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Publisher: BDliveMon, 08 Feb 2016 20:07:02 -0800
New Zealand beat Aussies by a toe cap read full story
Publisher: The GuardianSun, 07 Feb 2016 16:30:05 -0800
New Zealand beat Australia by 55 runs in the third ODI ? as it happened read full story
Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comMon, 08 Feb 2016 03:51:43 -0800
New Zealand's enforcer read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineMon, 08 Feb 2016 13:08:50 -0800
Australia v New Zealand: Steve Smith says hostility from ODI series will not ... read full story
Publisher: 9news.com.auMon, 08 Feb 2016 02:30:00 -0800
Controversy as Australia lose final ODI to New Zealand read full story


Publisher: AgWebMon, 08 Feb 2016 09:26:15 -0800
New Zealand Finds Hobbits Don't Quite Compensate for Milk

New Zealand farmer Ian Diprose used to count on the dairy industry for most of his income. Today, he relies on tourism. As plunging milk prices push dairy farms into the red and hurt rural businesses, Diprose and wife Joy are making more money ...   read full story

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Publisher: BloombergMon, 08 Feb 2016 09:15:00 -0800
Can Hobbit Tourism Save These Troubled Dairy Farmers? read full story


Publisher: New Zealand HeraldMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:54:49 -0800
5.7 South Island quake felt throughout New Zealand

The 1.38pm quake was 35km south-east of St Arnaud, Nelson, at a depth of 65km. DID YOU FEEL IT? SEND US AN EMAIL. Geonet duty seismologist Anna Kaiser said the shake was felt throughout the upper South Island and lower North Island.   read full story

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Publisher: Channel News AsiaMon, 08 Feb 2016 17:59:10 -0800
5.7-magnitude earthquake felt in New Zealand capital read full story
Publisher: Jerusalem Post Israel NewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:56:15 -0800
Earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude felt in New Zealand capital read full story
Publisher: 9news.com.auMon, 08 Feb 2016 17:01:49 -0800
Magnitude 5.7 quake rattles New Zealand's South Island read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @ChirathV on Tue Feb 09 00:01:13 EST 2016 New Zealand Under-19s won the toss and elected to bat New Zealand Under-19s 85/7 (29.5 ov) #AFG19vNZ
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From @JudeDeveraux1 on Mon Feb 08 23:59:04 EST 2016 We are leaving New Zealand. Boo hoo. I truly love this place! Yesterday we went on a Virtuoso tour to a... https://t.co/CT94k1ljKX
From @HirstKelli on Mon Feb 08 23:58:10 EST 2016 New Zealand beat Australia 27-24 in a thrilling final to win the Sydney leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series, though it played the
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From @JPBlough on Mon Feb 08 23:57:19 EST 2016 RT @everyEarthquake: USGS reports a M5.2 #earthquake 58km WNW of Kaikoura, New Zealand on 2/9/16 @ 0:39:00 UTC https://t.co/EtCxD3i5xv #qua?
From @guardiannews on Mon Feb 08 23:56:08 EST 2016 Crowdfunding battle to stop unspoilt New Zealand beach falling into private hands https://t.co/Y7bszeRzC0
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From @Sulav55755806 on Mon Feb 08 23:54:54 EST 2016 RT @FirstpostSports: Fairytale end to McCullum's ODI career as New Zealand clinch series against Australia https://t.co/7RdpITstfV https://?
From @TyTy_DaDiva on Mon Feb 08 23:52:48 EST 2016 RT @cricbuzz: Brendon "Baz" McCullum leads a victorious New Zealand side out of the park for one final time in coloured clothing #NZvAUS
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