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New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Heaphy Track, Karamea

New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines.

More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for its culture, being a relatively young country with a lot of different settler backgrounds ranging from British to Polynesian.

The country is sometimes called “The Shaky Isles” because it is situated on the boundary between two of the world’s largest tectonic plates (Pacific Plate and Indo-Australia Plate), which in turn leads to earthquakes and volcanic activity that have formed this beautiful country.

Google Maps

Places

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

Christchurch

Greymouth, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

Waitangi, New Zealand

New Zealand – West Coast

Features

Wild New Zealand

Māori

Māori Proverbs = Whakataukī

New Zealand Elections 2017

Ecotourism New Zealand Conference (2007)

2019

Nethui 2019

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum 2019

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

Ihumātao

Celebrating Matariki (2019)

Te Matatini 2019

2018

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum 2018

Nethui 2018

Planeta.com

New Zealand Links

Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

New Zealand Slang

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