Also called New Zealand Day held each year on 6 February
: Wellington, located extreme S North Island, on Port Nicholson, an inlet of CookStrait.
: Auckland, N North Island; situated on an isthmus, it is the chief port of thecountry.
: 268,670 sq km [comparative: about the size of Colorado]
: Temperate with sharp regional contrasts
: Predominately mountainous with some large coastal plains
Elevation Low & High
: Pacific Ocean 0 m; Mount Cook 3,764 m
: European 79.1%, Maori 9.7%, Pacific Islander 3.8%, Asian and others 7.4%
: English (official), Maori
: Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, other or unspecified 43%
is the game which is widely accepted as the 'national game.'
English (98%) Mori (4.2%)