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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
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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Nanotechnology solutions explored in agricultural...
on October 15, 2019 at 3:28 am
Researchers from Lincoln University are investigating how to use nanotechnology in agriculture to increase productivity and reduce environmental impact.
Cheap avocados: Good for the consumer but selling...
on October 14, 2019 at 6:05 pm
Avocados are selling for as little as 30 cents each but the head of New Zealand Avocado says an avocado would have to sell at over $1 to make a profit.
Surge of complaints over effluent discharges
on October 14, 2019 at 6:53 am
The Waikato Regional Council says it has received a wave of complaints about mismanagement of effluent from dairy farms.
Countdown says customers moving to plant-based...
on October 13, 2019 at 11:33 pm
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Deer velvet production forecast to lift
on October 11, 2019 at 1:31 am
Deer velvet production is forecast to lift this season, but there are warnings of some headwinds facing the sector.