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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, 21 Dec 2014 12:24:12 -0800
New Zealand's 'high risk' beaches for water quality

Think twice before putting your head under the water this summer - you could be dipping into one of New Zealand's "high risk" beaches for water quality issues. According to new information on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) website, 49 out of 350 ...   read full story

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Publisher: New Zealand HeraldSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:01:39 -0800
Poor water quality blights top beaches read full story
Publisher: Radio New ZealandSun, 21 Dec 2014 11:33:28 -0800
Beach results a wake-up call read full story
Publisher: Scoop.co.nz (press release)Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0800
Surf's up at New Zealand's environmental website read full story
Publisher: TVNZSat, 20 Dec 2014 14:07:30 -0800
Kiwis can now surf the net for new beach water quality data read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzSat, 20 Dec 2014 13:11:15 -0800
Air New Zealand crew resign after boozy night

At least one other Air New Zealand crew member resigned this week, after failing a breath test before going to work in an unrelated incident. Crew can be breath tested if there is reasonable suspicion they have been drinking within 10 hours of ...   read full story

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Publisher: New Zealand HeraldSat, 20 Dec 2014 07:56:15 -0800
Air NZ crew resign after booze binge read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzSun, 21 Dec 2014 09:56:20 -0800
Ivan Vicelich hints at his future with New Zealand football

Auckland City FC captain Ivan Vicelich leads the team in saying thanks to New Zealand for all the support they've received while contesting the Club World Cup in Morocco. Auckland City FC captain Ivan Vicelich is mulling over his footballing future ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio New ZealandSun, 21 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0800
Footie loss shame for Mexicans read full story
Publisher: New Zealand HeraldSat, 20 Dec 2014 12:52:10 -0800
Michael Burgess: Auckland City's staggering achievement read full story
Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800
Vicelich hopes Auckland City spark changes read full story
Publisher: BoxscoreSat, 20 Dec 2014 13:45:00 -0800
Auckland City FC's De Vries dreams of New Zealand All Whites call-up read full story


Publisher: International Business Times AUSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:41:15 -0800
New Zealand Needs To Focus More On Brand Building To Boost The Image As ...

New Zealand needs to pay more attention in brand building to boost its image as a modern economy. This is essential to broaden its international image, according to a leading public relations expert based in the United States. Brian Sweeney, based in ...   read full story

New Zealand Tweets

From @patthylu23 on Mon Dec 22 00:34:32 EST 2014 RT @beautifulpixx: Sunrise over Cathedral Cove Beach in New Zealand. http://t.co/gbLsev0nyS
From @soliz_serena12 on Mon Dec 22 00:34:31 EST 2014 RT @UnusualFactPage: A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula. http://t.co/0jq8x?
From @trungpankovina on Mon Dec 22 00:34:24 EST 2014 Suspicious package lands at US embassy in New Zealand http://t.co/8T4wmCKJam
From @OGPriceless on Mon Dec 22 00:34:15 EST 2014 RT @UnusualFactPage: A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula. http://t.co/0jq8x?
From @JenniferMcDay on Mon Dec 22 00:34:10 EST 2014 RT @angelinaudifred: I think me and @JenniferMcDay need to record ourselves everywhere in new Zealand saying "praise Jesus, rebuke the devi?
From @NzHipHopRap on Mon Dec 22 00:34:02 EST 2014 Today's hit Hip Hop YouTube in New Zealand.?Will Smith?'s ?Gettin' Jiggy Wit It? http://t.co/Ttk96nSVJ5
From @TashkandyJA on Mon Dec 22 00:34:00 EST 2014 RT @beautifulpixx: Sunrise over Cathedral Cove Beach in New Zealand. http://t.co/gbLsev0nyS
From @lindxeyy on Mon Dec 22 00:33:51 EST 2014 last year we went on vacation and our house sitters were from New Zealand and this year the people are from Australia
From @AmandaPortill on Mon Dec 22 00:33:43 EST 2014 RT @UnusualFactPage: A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula. http://t.co/0jq8x?
From @Phitchaon_rain on Mon Dec 22 00:33:40 EST 2014 RT @UnusualFactPage: A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula. http://t.co/0jq8x?
From @ohdonggeom on Mon Dec 22 00:33:31 EST 2014 RT @beautifulpixx: Sunrise over Cathedral Cove Beach in New Zealand. http://t.co/gbLsev0nyS
From @queenmistresss on Mon Dec 22 00:33:28 EST 2014 RT @fetprodotcom: ? Updated! @queenmistresss - Mistress Sophia of #Auckland #NewZealand! http://t.co/fW3UEYsPPR
From @DTNJapan on Mon Dec 22 00:33:24 EST 2014 DTN Japan: NZ shares rise led by NZ Oil & Gas: New Zealand shares have risen, led by New Zealand Oil and Gas a... http://t.co/cJ4bMnWhVU
From @BenLarson23 on Mon Dec 22 00:33:20 EST 2014 RT @UnusualFactPage: A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula. http://t.co/0jq8x?
From @dutchashell on Mon Dec 22 00:33:04 EST 2014 current status: Getting a LIVE walking tour of Christ Church new zealand via @Snapchat - so fucking surreal #future