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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: Daily MailSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:33:21 -0800
Wales 16-34 New Zealand: Beauden Barrett scores two tries as Richie McCaw ...

Wales reinforced their reputation as the hopeless romantics of international rugby as they flirted with victory against New Zealand before breaking 74,000 Cardiff hearts. Leigh Halfpenny had kicked his side to the verge of history, but the All Blacks ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Guardian (blog)Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:37:30 -0800
New Zealand and Richie McCaw produce old cunning to confound Wales read full story
Publisher: SkySportsFri, 21 Nov 2014 09:04:48 -0800
Wales v New Zealand: All Blacks come back to blaze ahead in late victory read full story
Publisher: BBC SportSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:44:34 -0800
Wales 16-34 New Zealand: All Black hoodoo continues in Cardiff read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 22 Nov 2014 12:01:42 -0800
Wales 16 New Zealand 34: Hosts lead with 13 minutes to go but succumb to late ... read full story
Publisher: The IndependentSat, 22 Nov 2014 13:56:15 -0800
Wales vs New Zealand match report: Final All Blacks power surge stuns Wales read full story
Publisher: WalesOnlineSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:40:58 -0800
Wales vs New Zealand: Warren Gatland made to pay for confusing substitutions read full story


Publisher: NRL.COMSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:58:18 -0800
Push for second New Zealand team in NRL

"It is well documented the magnificent contribution New Zealand has made to the NRL including providing nearly 20 per cent of all NRL players. This will only improve with a second New Zealand team and all NRL clubs will benefit by an increase in ...   read full story

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Publisher: The AgeSat, 22 Nov 2014 04:45:00 -0800
Second NRL team for New Zealand on the cards read full story
Publisher: sportal.co.nzSat, 22 Nov 2014 20:18:45 -0800
Marshall backs second NRL team in New Zealand read full story


Publisher: The GuardianSat, 22 Nov 2014 11:53:02 -0800
New Zealand power ensures Richie McCaw party leaves Wales out in cold

Richie McCaw duly celebrated his 100th game captaining the All Blacks with a win and Wales have now gone 25 Tests without beating the New Zealand, but there were times on Saturday night when Welsh skill and passion looked as though it might well ...   read full story


Publisher: New Zealand HeraldSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:38:42 -0800
Tour news: Demi Lovato plots NZ show

Disney fans rejoice - pop star Demi Lovato has announced plans to tour New Zealand in April. While dates haven't yet been confirmed, Lovato's plans for shows next year in Australia and New Zealand were announced by tour agency Live Nation.   read full story

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