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New Zealand Facts & Info

New Zealand is made up of two main islands called North Island and South Island and numerous smaller islands

It has an area of 268,021 square kilometres

In the 2006 census New Zealand had a population of 4,027,947

The capital of New Zealand is Wellington and the largest city is Auckland

New Zealand's indigenous people are called Maori and they make up around 14 % of the population

In New Zealand people drive on the left

There are more sheep living in New Zealand than people

National Anthem Of New Zealand:

God of Nations at Thy feet,
In the bonds of love we meet,
Hear our voices, we entreat,
God defend our free land.
Guard Pacific's triple star
From the shafts of strife and war,
Make her praises heard afar,
God defend New Zealand.