By: Payton Smith
Official Name- Nova Zeelandia
Population- 4.471 million ( 2013 )
Languages- English and Maori
Head of Government- Queen Elizabeth ll
Lawmaking Body- Parliament
National Symbols- The kiwi bird is the national bird, and the national flower is the Silver Fern flower.
Tourist Hot Spots- The sky tower that is 1,076 feet high, and is located in Auckland. Another attraction is the Napier Art Deco, which is a building built in 1930 filled with art and culture.
Total Area- 103,363 miles
Climate- New Zealand is temperate with moderate rainfall.
Highest & Lowest Points- Mount cook is the highest pint, and the Tairi Planes are the lowest points.
Major Bodies of Water- Volcanic lake Taupo and glacial lake Te Anau
Landforms- Stewert Island which is famous for its' sunsets. Mount Cook is a mountain and is the highest point of New Zealand.
Currency- New Zealand has a dollar form currency.
Natural Resources- Gold and phosphate are the most popular natural resources.
Industry- New Zealand Is known for their great agriculture.
Exports- Many types of cheese, as well as goat and sheep meat are New Zealands major exports.
Imports- Crude petroleum, as well as cars are major imports to New Zealand.
Popular Foods- Some popular foods are roasted lamb, kiwi, and fish and chips.
Major holidays- Labor Day which is on October 26th, Anzac Day, which is when they honor their veterans.
Past Time Activities- In New Zealand, people enjoy playing Rugby, Rowing, and Golf.
Famous People- Lorde was born and raised there, Jay Ryan who is an actor, and Marton Csokas who is also an actor.