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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.nzTue, 26 May 2015 17:48:40 -0700
Air New Zealand offers secret invite only Elite Priority One lounge

Air New Zealand would only say: "It's an invite only club for a very small number of customers." Membership is thought to number about 100, including chief executives of top New Zealand companies and a university vice chancellor. However, it is ...   read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzTue, 26 May 2015 03:55:01 -0700
New Zealand sweating on BJ Watling and Corey Anderson for second cricket ...

Luke Ronchi could be in line for a test debut at the age of 34 against England after injured New Zealand gloveman BJ Watling was rated a 50-50 chance of being fit for Friday's second cricket test. Watling and allrounder Corey Anderson (back) were the ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comTue, 26 May 2015 09:39:26 -0700
NZ concerns over Anderson and Watling read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandTue, 26 May 2015 11:06:35 -0700
Injury concerns for Black Caps read full story
Publisher: Sports MoleTue, 26 May 2015 22:15:00 -0700
New Zealand's Corey Anderson, BJ Watling injury doubts for second Test read full story
Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Mon, 25 May 2015 23:19:03 -0700
Ronchi to make Test debut? read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukMon, 25 May 2015 11:48:36 -0700
England win thriller against New Zealand

It was not simply a day but a whole Test match of regeneration. When Moeen Ali sprinted backwards and leaped to catch New Zealand's last man to win the first Test by 124 runs, it capped England's happiest week in the 18 months since Mitchell Johnson ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comMon, 25 May 2015 11:24:54 -0700
New Zealand see their Test slip away from them read full story
Publisher: The GuardianMon, 25 May 2015 11:32:29 -0700
Ben Stokes inspires England to win thrilling Test against New Zealand read full story
Publisher: SkySportsSun, 24 May 2015 10:53:28 -0700
Ben Stokes smashes 85-ball hundred as England dominate day four read full story
Publisher: The Daily TelegraphMon, 25 May 2015 13:04:54 -0700
England v New Zealand: Ben Stokes stars at Lord's as hosts pull off dramatic ... read full story
Publisher: The IndependentMon, 25 May 2015 04:17:35 -0700
England vs New Zealand match report: England complete stunning turnaround ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailMon, 25 May 2015 10:05:44 -0700
England win the first Test against New Zealand after Ben Stokes stars with ... read full story


Publisher: Yahoo NewsTue, 26 May 2015 18:30:00 -0700
New Zealand Rugby re-signs Savea, Retallick

In the past players have tended to quit New Zealand Rugby at the end of their international careers, choosing a World Cup as a swansong. A more recent trend has seen players leave earlier and with many years to run of potential test careers; others ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio New ZealandTue, 26 May 2015 20:12:16 -0700
Savea and Retallick the key to the future read full story
Publisher: South China Morning Post (subscription)Tue, 26 May 2015 19:03:45 -0700
Brodie Retallick and Julian Savea commit to New Zealand, stemming player ... read full story
Publisher: Stuff.co.nzTue, 26 May 2015 17:42:08 -0700
Julian Savea, Brodie Retallick sign with NZ Rugby until 2019 read full story
Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Tue, 26 May 2015 17:22:30 -0700
Retallick, Savea sign long-term NZ deals read full story

New Zealand Tweets

From @tonitones on Wed May 27 01:36:52 EDT 2015 LIVE on #Periscope: Sunsetting over Tauranga New Zealand https://t.co/pQwxuM0OJk
From @JSaintClare on Wed May 27 01:36:47 EDT 2015 Oh wait, that's New Zealand. Sorry, American ignorance. Still, good night! ^_^ @indistarr
From @nethead on Wed May 27 01:36:44 EDT 2015 RT @FIFAcom: 3 DAYS UNTIL THE #U20WC! Keep your eyes on @FIFAcom as we bring you the drama from New Zealand http://t.co/kFlxy0e8t5 http://t?
From @Dupont_Damien on Wed May 27 01:36:36 EDT 2015 RT @FIFAcom: GALLERY: See how Auckland welcomed @NZ_Football's #U20WC hopefuls to Aotea Square. http://t.co/cWwXATsvOE http://t.co/t4VTlkuT?
From @VardanArmeniios on Wed May 27 01:36:26 EDT 2015 RT @mangiagioia: ????? #???????? #??? (New #Zealand #ISS) #BlueDot http://t.co/7MeOuy278t
From @trueblueline on Wed May 27 01:36:24 EDT 2015 RT @nzpolice: Louise Nicholas police recruit wing graduates - Thirty six new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand... http://?
From @Issy_Gulliver on Wed May 27 01:36:14 EDT 2015 New Zealand is beautiful ? http://t.co/2FBghwvk2a
From @Kerri_Kirk_ on Wed May 27 01:36:08 EDT 2015 @bindlebeautyx Broods- evergreen (their album) plus they're from New Zealand like me!!!
From @myearthquakeapp on Wed May 27 01:36:06 EDT 2015 2.9 earthquake occurred near Kokatahi, West Coast, New Zealand at 05:34 UTC! #earthquake #Kokatahi http://t.co/6e4fAC6hTU
From @YoubidderLuke on Wed May 27 01:35:12 EDT 2015 Ebay Bid Last Second RT? http://t.co/sEvIMv5U6r New Zealand / Paid Marks / Wanganui ?Please Favorite & Share
From @elaineschoch on Wed May 27 01:35:07 EDT 2015 RT @we12travel The best hikes in New Zealand: http://t.co/vjjzJIZ8jD #travel #hiking #NZMustDo
From @dliraq on Wed May 27 01:35:05 EDT 2015 Labour joins call to bring troops home from Iraq: Calls are growing for New Zealand's troops to be pulled out ... http://t.co/VTt7A7ZGFw
From @acorral24 on Wed May 27 01:35:05 EDT 2015 RT @hoopfeed: USC adds Australian and New Zealand imports: 6-4 center Dani Milisic and 5-11 guard Khaedin Taito http://t.co/3vEYNCU9cy #nca?
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