New Zealand - Fact Sheet

Maori name:Aotearoa (= land of the white cloud)
Capital:Wellington
Size:270,534 km˛
Population:3.5 million
Borders:no direct borders; surrounded by sea (South Pacific)
Currency:New Zealand Dollar
Official languages:English, Maori
Nationality / People:A person of New Zealand nationality is a New Zealander.
Local time:11:52 NZST (Monday, 27th March 2017)

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The country's nearest neighbour is Australia, which lies more than 1,600 km northwest of New Zealand. New Zealand comprises two main islands (North Island and South Island) and a number of small islands, some of which are hundreds of kilometres from the main islands.

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Christmas in New Zealand Level: lower intermediateLevel 2