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New Zealand Portal (Wikipedia), New Zealand (DMOZ Tools)

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New Zealand : country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean east-southeast of Australia comprising chiefly the North Island and the South Island; capital Wellington area 103,736 square miles (269,714 square kilometers), population 4,242,048 — Webster

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New Zealand is an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island (or Te Ika-a-Māui), and the South Island (or Te Waipounamu)—and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 1,500 kilometres (900 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life. The country’s varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand’s capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland. — Wikipedia

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National Library of New Zealand (Wikipedia)
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Education

Education in New Zealand (Education.govt.nz)

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OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

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Radio New Zealand
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ISBNdb

Government

Welcome to Govt.nz, NZ Government

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USA.gov

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Kiwi Words & Phrases: Slang dictionary offering a light-hearted look at words and expressions commonly used in New Zealand

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Arts

New Zealand Arts and Culture

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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RNZ Country Headlines The Latest Country headlines from RNZ News

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