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New Zealand

  • Auckland
    Calling home

    One in three New Zealanders lives in or around the city of Auckland.

  • Conchords
    Call of duty

    Rhys Darby, or Murray in Flight of the Conchords, served three years in the New Zealand army.

  • Sheep in a field
    Animal farm

    Less than 5 per cent of the population of New Zealand is human. The rest is made up of animals - one of the highest ratios of animals to humans in the world.

  • dolls
    Right on

    New Zealand was the first major nation to have universal suffrage. In 1893 it became legal for all male and female citizens to vote.

  • Lake
    Slim fit

    No part of New Zealand is more than 128km from the sea.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: New Zealand
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Population: 4.3 million
  • Official Language: English
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar
  • Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: early March to June
    Semester 2: late July to late November 

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