New Zealand is a country in Oceania, located east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. The country consists of North Island, South Island and hundreds of small islands. Only 5 million people live in New Zealand, about 75% in North Island. The capital of New Zealand is Wellington, the most populous city is Auckland. The country is known throughout the world for its beautiful nature, Auckland Sky Tower, Maori culture and Haka ceremonial dance. The number of tourists visiting New Zealand is growing year by year, the Lord of the Rings movies shot in New Zealand have played an important role in this. The busiest airport in the country is Auckland Airport, it’s the home base of national flag carrier Air New Zealand.
Practical information about New Zealand:
Time zone: New Zealand Standard Time +12
National Day: 6 February
Airport: airport (English) / paparangi (Maori)