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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: ESPNcricinfo.comWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:41:15 -0700
New Zealand take low scorer to level series

The New Zealand line-up stumbled again, but scrambled to a nervous three-wicket win and leveled the series with the help of a crucial fifth-wicket stand between Sophie Devine and Katie Perkins. Chasing 164 after bowling India out again, New Zealand ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cricket Country (blog)Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:30:01 -0700
Live Cricket Score, India Women vs New Zealand Women, 2nd ODI at Bangalore ... read full story
Publisher: OneindiaWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:15:00 -0700
2nd ODI: Indian eves lose to New Zealand; 5-match series level at 1-1 read full story
Publisher: Zee NewsWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:37:30 -0700
New Zealand women overcome India to level series 1-1 read full story
Publisher: Daily News & AnalysisWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:42:10 -0700
Indian Women Cricket team lose second ODI against New Zealand read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrMon, 29 Jun 2015 11:56:15 -0700
Watch India Vs. New Zealand Women's Cricket Live Online: 2nd ODI, World Cup ... read full story
Publisher: Business StandardWed, 01 Jul 2015 03:52:30 -0700
Indian eves lose second ODI against New Zealand read full story


Publisher: Stuff.co.nzTue, 30 Jun 2015 16:07:44 -0700
Jupiter and Venus align over New Zealand

Star-spotters were treated to a sight of two bright stars on Tuesday evening - but they were actually Venus and Jupiter. There will be another chance to spot the phenomenon on Wednesday and Thursday nights, if the skies are clear. Did you take any ...   read full story

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Publisher: Radio New ZealandTue, 30 Jun 2015 03:09:58 -0700
When Jupiter met Venus over NZ read full story


Publisher: Radio New ZealandTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:56:15 -0700
Teen 'never suspended' over speech

I thought New Zealand was a country with freedom of speech?? "What grounds do the school stand on for suspending me." The school said today the principal met with the student, her father and her sister yesterday - the earliest a meeting could be arranged.   read full story


Publisher: ABC OnlineTue, 30 Jun 2015 22:33:25 -0700
Rebels bikie AJ Graham begins fight to stop deportation to New Zealand

The New Zealand-born gang member was detained last month as part of the biggest crackdown on motorcycle gangs in the state's history. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton cancelled Graham's visa on character grounds. Graham is now in the maximum ...   read full story

New Zealand Tweets

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From @NewZealand_Tour on Wed Jul 01 08:43:34 EDT 2015 New Zealand take low scorer to level series - http://t.co/zfjLpiq986 http://t.co/yyI26y6JaF
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From @CompellingNews on Wed Jul 01 08:43:13 EDT 2015 Hobbit Bar in New Zealand http://t.co/LwEHUojYYq
From @_Janniot on Wed Jul 01 08:43:10 EDT 2015 New Zealand refugee intake debate (with images) murdoch http://t.co/gcO0LRdjTU
From @CricketKibow on Wed Jul 01 08:43:04 EDT 2015 Trevor Bayliss names England squad for first Ashes Test with XI expected to remain unchanged from New? http://t.co/9Trf3sUkpq #MailOnline
From @randomforecast on Wed Jul 01 08:43:02 EDT 2015 It is currently 52F/11C and Partly Cloudy for North Shore, New Zealand. #randomforecast http://t.co/0kiOoQGbd0
From @tonibraxton on Wed Jul 01 08:42:39 EDT 2015 RT @ratanaj69: Can't believe it music to my ears to hear that my Music Idol the beautiful Toni Braxton is coming to New Zealand Exciting ?
From @MuthuKrish24 on Wed Jul 01 08:42:29 EDT 2015 Rashid, Finn in England Test squad: England have stuck with the team who drew 1-1 with New Zealand for the first? http://t.co/D6G1BwBDgo