New Zealand is an island country in Oceania is located in southeastern Pacific Ocean comprising two main islands, NorthIsland and South Island
The two official languages of New Zealand are English and Maori.The recent waves of immigration have had a major demographic impact maintain their native languages in the private, hence the coexistenceof various Asian languages, especially in Auckland.Other languages are those of Samoa (81,000 speakers), French(49,700 speakers) and German (34,000 speakers).
In New Zealand the majority of the population, given its Europeanorigin, is Christian. Today there live more than 2 million Christians,most of which is distributed among Anglicans, Catholics andPresbyterians.
POPULATIONNew Zealand has 4,010,000 inhabitants. Major cities are:
• Auckland (North Island) 2 million (inc. Manukau City and NorthShore City)
• Wellington (North Island) capital, with 360,000 inhabitants
• Christchurch (South Island) 340,000 inhabitants
• Hamilton (North Island): 115,000 inhabitants
• Dunedin (South Island): 114,000 inhabitants
Regarding the indigenous population, currently 526,000 Maori liveacross the country (90%live in the North Island).
The climate is temperate throughout the country, mainly oceanic,with annual average temperatures ranging from 10 ° C in the southto 16 ° C in the north. as historical maximum and minimum temperatures are 42.4 ° C in Canterbury and -21.6 ° C at Ophir,Otago.140
The official currency is the New Zealand dollar. The exchange rateagainst the U.S.dollar fluctuates from 0.58 to 0.61. Ie NZ $ 100 areabout 0.50 €.
Auckland: where are the best extreme sports and tours
Bay of Plenty: you have places like charm and Mount Maunganuibeach towns that are beautiful.
Roturua: Maori culture where meals etc have different shows. Andthe lake where it hosts many water activities.
Wellington: A city with a dynamic,bars, restaurants, shops, etc.
Queenstown is the tourist city, as it has the Lake Wakatipu, thesurrounding mountains q, adventurers and extreme sports.
Chistchurch: It has a beautiful cathedral in the main square and a beautiful botanical garden.
Anna Te: Boat trips on the fjords, waterfalls falling into the sea.
Education ranging from primary to university and is compulsorybetween the ages of six and sixteen. Most of the 2300 primary schools and 330 secondary schools are subsidized by the state and administered by committees of parents and carers. Otherschools are supported by churches or private businesses.
There are eight universities and 25 technical institutes and adult education located throughout the country, providing tertiaryeducation. Students pay a fee toreceive education in a full rangeof general subjects and some specialized sciences related toaspects of the local economy. A growing number of students fromaround the world are choosing to travel to New Zealand to study attertiary institutions.
The city is home to numerous museums and cultural institutions, such as musical theater companies. Among the museums thathouses the city include: theMuseum of New Zealand and Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of Wellington City and Sea (Sea Museumand Wellington City), the Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum(Museum of the birthplace of Katherine Mansfield), the ColonialCottage. Theatres, highlighting the St James' Theatre, thedownstage Theatre, Bats Theatre and Arts Foundation of NewZealand.
In the city hosts some of the most important culturalevents in Oceania. The outdoor art festival, Summer '79. Currently the cityholds a biennial Arts, an annual Jazz festival, and other events such as the Cuba Street Carnival.
Music, bands like numerals The Phoenix Foundation, Shihad, FlyMy Pretties, Fat Freddy's Drop, and The Black Seeds are from thiscity. In addition, Victoria and Massey universities created in 2005a music...