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Capital: Wellington
Languages: English, Maori
Ethnic Groups: European origin 86%, Maori 10%, Samoan, other Pacific Islander 4%
Religions: Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%
Monetary Unit: Dollar (NZD 554)

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New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean comprising two large islands (the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands, most notably Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands. In Māori, New Zealand is also known as Aotearoa, which is usually translated into English as the Land of the Long White Cloud.

The Realm of New Zealand also includes the Cook Islands and Niue, which are self-governing, but in free association; Tokelau; and the Ross Dependency (New Zealand's territorial claim in Antarctica).

New Zealand, Hawaii and Easter Island form what is known by anthropologists as the Polynesian Triangle.

New Zealand is notable for its geographic isolation, being separated from Australia to the northwest by the Tasman Sea, some 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) across. Its closest neighbours to the north are New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga.

The population is mostly of European descent, with the indigenous Māori being the largest minority. Non-Māori Polynesian and Asian people are also significant minorities, especially in the cities.

Elizabeth II, as the Queen of New Zealand, is the Head of State and is represented, in her absence, by a non-partisan Governor-General; the Queen 'reigns but does not rule', so she has no real political influence. Political power is held by the democratically-elected Parliament of New Zealand under the leadership of the Prime Minister who is the Head of Government...more
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Waimate Island
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View over the Hauraki Gulf
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View over Coromandel - Note the ringbarked pine trees in the front
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The gulf in the morning sun
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With a very good guided tour:
www.webtrails.co.nz/coromandel/coromandeltown/stamperbatt...

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Driving Creek Railway - Cottage for visiting potters
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Puketi forest
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Hoge bomen - Puketi forest
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Blik om hoog - Puketi forest
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New Zealand - South Island - Milford Sound

New Zealand - Milford Sound
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New Zealand - South Island - Doubtful Sound

New Zealand - Doubtful Sound
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New Zealand - South Island - Dunedin - Taieri Gorge

New Zealand - Dunedin - Taieri Gorge
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New Zealand - North Island - Auckland

New Zealand - Auckland
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Chris&Steve says:

New Zealand - North Island - Napier



the town of Napier was rebuilt after a devasting earthquarke in the early 1930's. Most of the rebuilt buildings are of the art deco style.
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New Zealand - North Island - Napier

New Zealand - Napier
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Rangitoto watches over all ships
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Mt Cook
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NZ 1999 (south island obviously :)
Unfortunately I lost my travelogue so I can't tell you exactly where I shot this picture :(

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GreenAndBlue_genuine

Unfortunately I lost my travelogue so I can't tell you exactly where I shot this picture :(
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Lake (GenuineColors)

Unfortunately I lost my travelogue so I can't tell you exactly where I shot this picture :(
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Mitre Peak

MitrePeak
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Beachy
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Sky Tower, Auckland
(check out on the glas floor for more pictures)

Both Feet Not On The Ground
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North Island - Auckland Harbour Bridge
New Zealand - Auckland
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North Island - White Island - A live volcano 50km of the coast.

The areas with no vegatation are affected by the wafting toxic gases from the caldera.

The white patch is a Gannet's colony.

New Zealand - White Island
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North Island - White Island - 50 km of the main north island coast.
View into the caldera with fumeroles emitting steam and gases.

New Zealand - White Island
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Sliding through an ice cave
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Auckland (2004)
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Makara, Wellington, New Zealand. A beautiful sunny, clear and calm day in a place that is so often cold, windy and rugged.
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Fox Glacier
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Queens Wharf with the Hilton Hotel in the foreground. Auckland Sky Tower in the background.
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Preserved lamp posts at Auckland waterfront with the old ferry building in the background.
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Redeveloped water front area adjacent to the ferry wharf at Auckland.
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Seagull and Rainbow - Milford Sound
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Rainbow, Waterfall, Boat - Milford Sound
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Landscape South Island

Beautiful Landscape, New Zealand (South Island)
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...one of the thousand empty beaches of Northern Island, New Zealand.
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Historic and preserved Dunedin Railway Station.
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Milford Sound
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Landscape

Landscape, New Zealand (South Island)
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Lake Kai Iwi
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Bay of Plenty
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Waterfall, South Island

Waterfall, New Zealand (South Island)

The South Island is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand with spectacular alps and fjords, large beech forests and beautiful beaches.
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Rocks, New Zealand (South Island)

Rocks, New Zealand (South Island)
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Fox Glacier
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Win a trip for two to check out 'New Zeal' for yourselves!

- from cakedigital :

We're looking for inspiring photos, videos and words that show what you think of when someone mentions contemporary New Zealand. What kick-starts your zeal? Prizes will be awarded to the entries that best interpret New Zealand's urban soul, show us what's beyond the beautiful landscapes!

First prize: A £5000 Air New Zealand holiday for two to New Zealand, including flights from the UK and ten days accommodation.

www.flickr.com/groups/newzeal-and/
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Doubtful Sound
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Taieri Gorge.
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PhillipC says:

Burnside Church, Wairarapa

Burnside Church, Wairarapa, New Zealand, 10 December 2005
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Mt. Taranaki

Taranaki, New Zealand, 31 May 2006
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Cycling to Mounts Cook & Tasman, with the Tasman's Glacier between them. South Island, NZ.

En route pour les monts Tasman et Cook. Remarquez le glacier qui descend entre les 2 monts, il a 27 km de long!

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Departing from Littleton Harbour.
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Canterbury Plains- Akaroa Region
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The Wellington Fire Station.
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View from the balcony while docked at Wellington. I think the street is Waterloo Quay, heading for the city.
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The clouds just parted long enough for me to take this picture of the Fox Glacier from the road!
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Wellington:

Today, The First Sunrays Of The New Season Spilled Vigilantly Through A Tear In The Dark Clouds And I Said – "Hello Spring" (by Peter from Wellington)
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The rose garden in Wellington Botanic Gardens.
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Christchurch
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Skyline view, Queenstown
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We spent two nights in Milford Sound and it was wet and miserable most of the time we were there. This photo was taken on the morning we departed.
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auckland
Auckland
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auckland

Auckland
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Staircase in the historic Dunedin railway station. Opened in 1906.
The architect was Mr George A Troup.For this design he received the Institution of British Architects' Award. Troup designed the Dunedin station in the Flemish Renaissance style.

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sunset on the limesrone cliffs of paparoa national park, punakaiki, westcoast, south island
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Christchurch
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Clouds over Hagley Park

Hagley Park in Christchurch
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Cathedral Square

Panorama of Cathedral Square in Christchurch

07-08-19 Boring

Diamond Harbour near Lyttleton/Christchurch

07-08-29 Elephant Rocks

Elephant Rocks near Duntroon

07-08-29 Lake Pukaki

Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook (hidden behind the clouds...)

07-08-12 Hamburch, meine Pärläh... (pt. I)

Harbour in Greymouth

Dunedin Central Station

Central Railway Station in Dunedin
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Retained lamp posts after redevelopment of the Queens Wharf in Auckland.
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White Island - New Zealand's only live - and most active -marine volcano, situated 50 km's off the coast of the Bay of Plenty near the town of Whakatane.

For more info see: members.virtualtourist.com/m/7c27b/1cb3bb/

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Dunedin Central Station
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near Oamaru, Soutth Island
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North Island - Hahei, beach of Cathedral Cove at the Coromandel peninsula.

For more info about New Zealand see: members.virtualtourist.com/m/7c27b/1cb3bb/

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Rotorua
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Near Hahei on coromandel
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TELPortfolio says:

Oriental Bay, Wellington
Oriental Bay

Others of mine at www.flickr.com/groups/worldwidewandering/pool/98712881@N00/
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100% Pure New Zealand

Mackay Falls, Milford Track, Southland, New Zealand
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Some of my favourites from the set:

Aotearoa
Landscape en route to Mt. Cook (Aoraki)

Aoraki
Mt. Cook's (Aoraki) peak

Wai-O-Tapu
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, near Rotorua

Kaikoura
Kaikoura

Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland War Memorial Museum
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Coat of Clouds

Mt Ngauruhoe, North Island, New Zealand
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Behold! Waikarekare

Cliffs between Mercer bay and Piha, Waitakerei/Auckland, New Zealand.
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Pier into bad weather

Northcote Ferry Terminal, Northcote Point, Auckland, New Zealand.
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