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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 EconomistSun, 29 Mar 2015 00:30:00 -0700
Politics in New Zealand

FLAMBOYANT and often controversial, Winston Peters has once again proven himself to be a brilliant election campaigner too. On March 28th Mr Peters, the leader of the populist New Zealand First party, won handsomely in a by-election in Northland, ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio New ZealandSun, 29 Mar 2015 13:14:16 -0700
Key to 'rip up' RMA plans read full story


Publisher: Pound Sterling LiveSun, 29 Mar 2015 06:49:11 -0700
New Zealand Dollar Strength Against the Pound Forecast to Wane

The outlook for the NZ Dollar is dominated by first quarter inflation which is due for release on the 19 April, closely followed by the next RBNZ meeting on the 29th. These key events, due in April, come as the British pound suffers a particularly ...   read full story


Publisher: The Indian ExpressSun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:57 -0700
New Zealand's World Cup is lost in first over

All that happened in the first over of the World Cup final at the MCG. That early Aussie blow put New Zealand on the ropes for the rest of the day, and reduced a potential epic battle between old rivals to a no-contest witnessed by a record 93,013 ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianSun, 29 Mar 2015 03:20:50 -0700
Australia steamroller New Zealand to win World Cup final in style read full story
Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:33:45 -0700
The 'goat' may have lost but New Zealand celebrate read full story
Publisher: Daily MailSat, 28 Mar 2015 19:14:48 -0700
Cricket World Cup final 2015: Australia vs New Zealand - the action as it unfolded read full story
Publisher: The HinduSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:40:49 -0700
New Zealand reacts to World Cup loss read full story
Publisher: CricbuzzSun, 29 Mar 2015 07:37:30 -0700
New Zealand have reasons to smile despite loss read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:44:52 -0700
Jerome Kaino re-signs with New Zealand Rugby Union until end of 2018

He was the New Zealand Rugby Union's player of the year and nominee for the world award in 2011 and played in every game of the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup win that year. Kaino had two seasons in Japan after the 2011 triumph. He returned to the Blues ...   read full story

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Publisher: YahooXtra Blogs (blog)Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:38 -0700
Kaino re-commits to NZ Rugby read full story
Publisher: VoxyMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:26:15 -0700
Jerome Kaino re-commits to New Zealand Rugby read full story
Publisher: ESPNScrum.comMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:37:30 -0700
Jerom Kaino re-signs with New Zealand Rugby read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @AriffSafuann on Mon Mar 30 20:11:15 EDT 2015 RT @BBCSporf: MCG Attendance: Australia vs New Zealand (Cricket World Cup Final): 93,000 Liverpool v Melbourne (Friendly): 95,000 http://?
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From @allblacksrugby on Mon Mar 30 20:10:56 EDT 2015 *allblacks via stuff Jerome Kaino re-signs with New Zealand Rugby Union until end of 2018: World Cup-winning A... http://t.co/tlI79T4zMX
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