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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.nzSun, 19 Oct 2014 17:11:15 -0700
Jr Kiwis haka sparks call for common sense

The Junior Kiwis and Junior Kangaroos came face to face just inside the New Zealand half with the Australians fronting up the haka that ended with pushing and shoving at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium last Saturday night. A fired up New Zealand team went ...   read full story

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Publisher: NEWS.com.auMon, 20 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700
Kangaroos slammed for 'disrespecting' haka read full story
Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:36:29 -0700
New Zealand junior rugby team's haka creates stir, as Australian team makes ... read full story
Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:06:21 -0700
Kiwis slam Aussie juniors' haka response read full story
Publisher: Daily MailSat, 18 Oct 2014 21:34:34 -0700
Rugby players have to be separated during haka at Australia vs New Zealand ... read full story


Publisher: International Cricket CouncilMon, 20 Oct 2014 11:44:09 -0700
New Zealand v South Africa - Preview in numbers

While South Africa is the second ranked ODI team in the world, New Zealand is at the seventh spot on the Reliance ICC Rankings for ODI teams. Additionally, South Africa has three batsmen - AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock - and two ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cricket Country (blog)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:09:30 -0700
Live Cricket Score New Zealand vs South Africa 1st ODI at Mount Maunganui ... read full story
Publisher: NDTVSports.com (blog)Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:16:52 -0700
As It Happened, NZ vs SA - South Africa Beat New Zealand, Take 1-0 Lead read full story
Publisher: Independent OnlineMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:19:07 -0700
Proteas send New Zealand packing read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportSun, 19 Oct 2014 15:34:21 -0700
New Zealand vs. South Afica 1st ODI: Date, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview read full story
Publisher: ReutersMon, 20 Oct 2014 22:34:12 -0700
De Villiers anchors S.Africa to comfortable win in New Zealand read full story
Publisher: Headlines & Global NewsMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:33:45 -0700
New Zealand Vs. South Africa Live Streaming Cricket: ODI Match 1 (WATCH) read full story


Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comMon, 20 Oct 2014 14:27:46 -0700
De Villiers, Duminy ace clinical chase

SA should have held NZ to 180 at the most. NZ groundsmen prepared a very poor pitch for an international competition I thought. Slow, uneven bounce; bit of a cow patch. With Williamson/Taylor/Southee if NZ make a proper pitch (green, hard, even bounce) ...   read full story


Publisher: The GuardianMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:22 -0700
New Zealand and Australia put faith in rookies for Four Nations opener

Five Test rookies are set to make their international debuts for the Kangaroos in Saturday's Four Nations opener against New Zealand. The Australia coach, Tim Sheens, named an extended 20-man squad on Tuesday for the Suncorp Stadium encounter, but ...   read full story

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Publisher: SkySportsMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:45 -0700
2014 Four Nations: Two debutants in New Zealand side to face Australia at ... read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @JustJacobit on Tue Oct 21 17:30:51 EDT 2014 @thegame COME TO NEW ZEALAND #BloodMoney !!!
From @TweesTweets on Tue Oct 21 17:30:47 EDT 2014 RT @Penfiftygi: Australia and New Zealand is a perfect place for them to test out Puffle Wild. After all PH is Australian.
From @stephen20980378 on Tue Oct 21 17:30:45 EDT 2014 RT @MotherNatPics: Blue Pools. Queenstown, New Zealand http://t.co/fGMmPqvq9s
From @AUSLEISURE on Tue Oct 21 17:30:41 EDT 2014 2014 New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards Finalists announced @ExerciseNZ @FitXEvent @AUTSportFitness http://t.co/59NyyFg0wA
From @criticzise on Tue Oct 21 17:30:30 EDT 2014 A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula http://t.co/OKYd1Gf6qn
From @lwhant on Tue Oct 21 17:30:28 EDT 2014 A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula http://t.co/guLGAIHFQz
From @wellynews on Tue Oct 21 17:30:25 EDT 2014 Victoria University of Wellington - Combating bullying in New Zealand http://t.co/b1SEaUYtdY
From @dwikirahman_ on Tue Oct 21 17:30:23 EDT 2014 A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula http://t.co/5s9KKCciNN
From @Mufidz404 on Tue Oct 21 17:30:22 EDT 2014 A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula http://t.co/QoY034oSdW
From @RedsystemOffic on Tue Oct 21 17:30:21 EDT 2014 A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula http://t.co/2MjCgCfUzF