New Zealand

Rank in Oceania

2

Rank in World

63

This sovereign island country was named by the British explorer James Cook. The country comprises 2 main islands; North Island and South Island and around 600 small islands. Located in the Pacific Ocean and home to around 4.5 million people, New Zealand is famous for its rugby team, Maori culture, and picturesque landscape. New Zealand is has strived to be attractive for tourists as its major share of foreign exchange comes from international tourism. 

The mix of Maori and European culture makes for New Zealand’s rich and fascinating history. It is believed that New Zealand was fished from the sea by the demigod Maui. The country is dotted with historic Maori sites and treasures in addition to some beautiful colonial-era buildings. It is now a proud nation with a diverse culture. 

Get set for a jam-packed holiday as the place has some amazing activities in store for you. Whether looking for an adventurous or relaxing holiday, New Zealand has something for everyone. Get your heart pumping with bungee jumping, rafting, and other activities, or be spoilt for choice with water activities like kayaking, sailing, cruises and many more. Or just immerse yourself in the natural beauty with our walking and hiking trails suitable for all fitness levels. Looking for a relaxing holiday? There are hot pools, vineyards, and other cultural attractions to keep you entertained.

 

Capital

Wellington

Currency

New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Population(million)

5.11

Official / Other language

Māori / English, C... Read more

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Weather

Light Rain 12.41°C

TimeZone

05:39 AM (GMT +12:00)

 

Ambulance

111

 

Police

111, 105

 

Electric Socket

Type I
Type I ( 230 V 50 Hz)

 

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