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Title: NEW ZEALAND


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New Zealand
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HISTORY
  • The first settlers of New Zealand were Eastern
    Polynesians. These settlers developed into a
    distinct culture now known as Mãori.
  • The British goverment sent william Hosboson to
    New Zealand to claim sovereignty and negotiate a
    treaty with Maori, on 6 febuary 1840.
  • In 1907, New Zealand became and independent
    Dominion and a fully independent nation in 1947.
    was ratified,although in practice Britain had
    ceased to play any real role in the government of
    New Zeland much earlier than this.

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GEOGRAFY
  • New Zealand is a country in the south-western
    Pacific comprising two large islands (North
    Island and the South Island)and numerous smaller
    islands.
  • New Zealand is separated from Australia to the
    northwest by the Tasman Sea. New Zealand is part
    of Zealandia, a continent nearly half the size of
    Australia that is otherwise almost comletely
    submerged.

4
Language
  • The official languages are first of all
    ENGLISH 98, MAORI language 4.2, and language of
    SIGNS.

5
Symbols of new zealand
NEW ZEALANDE DOLLAR
FLAG
MAP
6
Official sports
  • Some of the most popular sports in New
    Zealand, namely rugby, cricket and netball, are
    primarily played in British Commonwealth
    countries. New Zealands most popular is rugby
    union, the national sport.

RUGBY
CRIKET
7
Famous people from N.Z
New Zealand has many famous people like
Bruce Mcclaren (motor racer)
Jane Campion (film director)
Kiri te Kanawa (opera singer)
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Typical food
  • New Zealand's cuisine is Pacific Rim,
    influenced by European colonists, Asian and
    Polynesian traders and immigrants, and its
    indigenous people, the Maori. Typical New Zealand
    foods include lamb, pork, venison, seafood, sweet
    potato, kiwi fruit, tamarillo, feijoa, and
    pavlova, the national dessert.

Kiwi fruit
Pavlova
Sea food
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Other information
  • Climate The climate throughout the country is
    mild and rising above 30ºC in populated ares.
  • Otheruntil arrival of humans, 80 of the land
    was forested inhabited by a diverse range of
    megafauna including four species of kiwi.
  • New Zealand has suffered a hight rate of
    extincions, due to human activites such as
    hunting and pressure from introduced feral
    animals, such as cats and goats.
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