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this presentation is about the beautiful country New Zealand
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Published by: bhardwajvinay97 on Mar 20, 2010
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DESTINATION :
NEW ZEALAND
 
FACTSHEET
Waitangi Day:
Also called New Zealand Day held each year on 6 February
Capital
: Wellington, located extreme S North Island, on Port Nicholson, an inlet of CookStrait.
Largest City
: Auckland, N North Island; situated on an isthmus, it is the chief port of thecountry.
Area
: 268,670 sq km [comparative: about the size of Colorado]
Climate
: Temperate with sharp regional contrasts
Terrain
: Predominately mountainous with some large coastal plains
Elevation Low & High
: Pacific Ocean 0 m; Mount Cook 3,764 m
Ethnicity
: European 79.1%, Maori 9.7%, Pacific Islander 3.8%, Asian and others 7.4%
Language
: English (official), Maori
Religions
: Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, other or unspecified 43%
Literacy
: 99%
RUGBY
is the game which is widely accepted as the 'national game.'
Official languages:
English (98%) Mori (4.2%)
Population(2006census):
4,027,947
 
Fauna
Unique flightless birds, the world's heaviestinsect and a 'living dinosaur'.Eighty millionyears of isolation in a time capsule -the uniquenative wildlife of New Zealand.
Flora
Whether you spend time in the wilderness areasof National Parks or lovingly manicured privategardens, you'll find an abundance of fascinatingnative plants found nowhere else on earth butNew Zealand
Climate and Weather
The climate is mostly cool temperate to warmtemperate. Mean temperatures range from 8°C(46°F) in the South Island to 16 °C (61 °F) in theNorth Island.January and February are the warmest months,July the coldest.New Zealand has mild temperatures, highrainfall, and lots of sunshine. You can also enjoyhot summers, beautiful spring and autumncolors, and crisp winter snow.
Geography and Geology
New Zealand has a stunning variety of landformsfrom spectacular alpine glaciers and massivemountain ranges to rolling green farmland andlong sandy beaches.

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