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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: Wall Street JournalWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:52:30 -0700
New Zealand Dollar Getting a Lot of Help Falling

Authorities in New Zealand want their currency to fall. A confluence of global factors is helping to make that happen. The Kiwi dollar, as it is commonly known, was flying high as recently as three months ago, flirting with 30-year highs after the ...   read full story

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Publisher: AUD NewsTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:04:40 -0700
Australian Dollar to New Zealand Dollar (AUD/NZD) Softer as Manufacturing ... read full story
Publisher: Business RecorderMon, 29 Sep 2014 20:22:30 -0700
Aussie, New Zealand dollar struggle read full story


Publisher: The Straits TimesWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:52:20 -0700
Five SIA crew hurt in New Zealand car crash

The car with the five SIA crew members collided with the four-wheel-drive that was towing a horse trailer yesterday morning. The accident took place at a cross-junction on the outskirts of Christchurch, New Zealand. Chief steward Chew Weng Wai is in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo Singapore NewsWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:18:45 -0700
5 Singapore Airlines crew injured in New Zealand car crash read full story
Publisher: AsiaOneWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:59:24 -0700
2 Singapore Airlines staff seriously injured after road accident in New Zealand read full story


Publisher: New Zealand HeraldThu, 02 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700
Netball: Silver Ferns hit new low

Given that loss came at the end of a long and difficult campaign for the New Zealand side, with a cruel run of injuries in the shooting end derailing their tournament, Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander believed it was not an accurate gauge of where the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Courier MailThu, 02 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700
Australia extends netball winning run over New Zealand to six Tests with 59-42 ... read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineThu, 02 Oct 2014 01:17:58 -0700
Australian Diamonds beat New Zealand's Silver Ferns 59-42 in Constellation ... read full story
Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldWed, 01 Oct 2014 19:37:30 -0700
Australian coach demands more from Diamonds in Constellation Cup series ... read full story
Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:15:00 -0700
Netball: Silver Ferns smashed by Australia read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandWed, 01 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700
Fears Silver Ferns losing streak will continue read full story
Publisher: Radio SportMon, 29 Sep 2014 21:41:15 -0700
Netball: Diamonds look for Kiwi inspiration read full story


Publisher: The Straits TimesTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:46:52 -0700
Two SIA staff seriously injured after car crash in New Zealand

"A four-wheel-drive carrying a horse float collided with a vehicle with five people on board," area commander of the New Zealand Fire Service Dave Berry told reporters. "Two people were trapped and have been extricated." A horse float is a trailer used ...   read full story

New Zealand Tweets

From @adamliaw on Thu Oct 02 06:23:48 EDT 2014 RT @Littlegee71: Loving tonights episode of #DestinationFlavour @adamliaw, my favourite part of New Zealand. Been a great series, well done.
From @joeystation7 on Thu Oct 02 06:23:47 EDT 2014 Why New Zealand should not get a seat on the United Nations Security Council http://t.co/H8G79FB04b @johnkeypm #nzpol
From @KiwiLiveNews on Thu Oct 02 06:23:38 EDT 2014 New Zealand sevens players stranded in Kenya http://t.co/biJ75svLCc (Sport) #newzealand #nznews
From @anthonypermal on Thu Oct 02 06:23:34 EDT 2014 RT @AtharAliKhan: New Zealand airplane drops shit all over family home http://t.co/fQL1a7hJZ2 via @unilad
From @Coalition4PENB on Thu Oct 02 06:23:31 EDT 2014 New Brunswick, Ontario, Québec, Australia, USA, New Zealand, Europe, the world! Pay equity is for all!
From @AtharAliKhan on Thu Oct 02 06:23:27 EDT 2014 New Zealand airplane drops shit all over family home http://t.co/fQL1a7hJZ2 via @unilad
From @ohmanitskaren on Thu Oct 02 06:23:26 EDT 2014 RT @UberFacts: New Zealand is part of a continent known as Zealandia, which is 93% submerged underwater.
From @RoyalGorden on Thu Oct 02 06:23:10 EDT 2014 Just for You (Prequel Novella) (Escape to New Zealand)... http://t.co/NMUm3gZqdJ #prequel http://t.co/YpziuenJCh
From @nyndiy on Thu Oct 02 06:23:08 EDT 2014 Just for You (Prequel Novella) (Escape to New Zealand)... http://t.co/TmVFF5rs5Z #prequel http://t.co/8smwKsDyfV
From @arttuxx on Thu Oct 02 06:23:03 EDT 2014 [blog] ??????? Brookfields, Napier ? New Zealand 2014 ?????? 5.3: ???????????????????? Hakwes Bay? http://t.co/EKItHRi0SX
From @ESpurginHussey on Thu Oct 02 06:23:00 EDT 2014 Tell Statoil to go home http://t.co/YhedfwYaB7 #stopstatoil
From @Libero1475 on Thu Oct 02 06:22:59 EDT 2014 RT @onemorepost: Aurora Australis, New Zealand http://t.co/8djJVDnBYu
From @seann_nz on Thu Oct 02 06:22:53 EDT 2014 @NZGreens @nzlabour What are we going to do about this? The provinces need to grow not die. http://t.co/QSoQzOFF2N
From @Lo268 on Thu Oct 02 06:22:49 EDT 2014 RT @RT_com: Time for change? New Zealand PM wants to cut Britain?s Union Jack out of national flag http://t.co/pA82T1kXuM http://t.co/z1iYS?
From @Littlegee71 on Thu Oct 02 06:22:42 EDT 2014 Loving tonights episode of #DestinationFlavour @adamliaw, my favourite part of New Zealand. Been a great series, well done.