New Zealand

What is New Zealand known for?


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by the pharmaceutical company. - '''The Elephant Bird's Tale''' demonstrates how enigmatic distributions of genetically close (Genetic distance) species in completely separate continents can be explained and corroborated by evidences of continental drift and seafloor spreading. The tale recounts the diaspora of a large group of flightless (flightless bird) ratite birds (ratite) from the then unbroken Gondwana; Moa ended up in New Zealand, Rhea (bird) rhea

and plate tectonics. - - '''The Elephant Bird's Tale''' demonstrates how enigmatic distributions of genetically close (Genetic distance) species in completely separate continents can be explained and corroborated by evidences of continental drift and seafloor spreading. The tale recounts the diaspora of a large group of flightless (flightless bird) ratite birds (ratite) from the then unbroken Gondwana; Moa ended up in New Zealand, rhea (Rhea (bird)) in South


solo guitar

Hillsong Conference. Cover versions Keith Moon, drummer for The Who, covered this song on his only solo album, ''Two Sides of the Moon'', with Dick Dale on solo guitar. Bryan Ferry, B.J. Thomas, the Everly Brothers, the Bay City Rollers, the Fun & Games, and singer


including show

date May 2007 He was grey in colour, and pure white in the later stages. Grey Way was successful mainly at distances from 6 furlongs to a mile, ie, a sprinter-miler, but he did win at longer distances. Grey Way had a record of ''51 wins and 27 seconds and 21 thirds from 164 starts''. Grey Way's record He raced from 2 years to 10 years old, beating nearly every champion that New Zealand had to offer, including Show Gate. He


single small

, while a single, small country like Switzerland is at the intersection of four such language spheres. A Sprachraum can also be separated by oceans. The English Sprachraum spans the globe, from the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to the many former British colonies where English has official language status alongside local languages, such as Ireland, India and South Africa. The French Sprachraum, which also spans several


largest hot

Rift Valley , New Zealand. It is the world's largest hot spring. All the ''Equisetum'' are classed as "unwanted organisms" in New Zealand and are listed on the National Pest Plant Accord. A '''lamington''' is a sponge cake of Australian origin in the shape of a cuboid, coated in a layer of traditionally chocolate icing (Icing (food)) then desiccated (desiccation) coconut. Lamingtons are sometimes served as two halves with a layer of cream

which she pitched in the garden for three years, and kept a pet spider at the entrance which she named Horatius, as well as other pets including cats, lizards, tortoises, toads, dogs and a goat. Drury 2009 (#Dru09). p. 15. The '''Grand Prismatic Spring''' in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


strong focus

movement charismatic pentecostal Destiny Church (Destiny Church (New Zealand)). The party described itself as "centre-right". It placed a strong focus on socially conservative values and argued that the breakdown of the traditional family was a primary cause of many of New Zealand's problems. It announced its de-registration as a political party on 18 September 2007, and was removed from the register a month later.

to genetic engineering, making its way up Queen St, a main thoroughfare of Auckland. The '''environmental movement''' in '''New Zealand''' started in the 1960s, a period of rapid social change. Since then numerous high profile national campaigns have contested various environmental issues. The environmental movement eventually spawned the Values Party, which was the first political party with a strong focus on environmental issues to contest national elections. The Values Party

and was originally only released in those countries. However, a small number were exported to the UK and, in the sleevenotes to the 2002 UK CD edition, Chris Knox, who had recorded the show, stated that Mark E. Smith had been very unhappy at copies appearing in the UK and that exports ceased at his request. The album immediately became a highly valued collectors item. '''''Metro''''' is a glossy monthly lifestyle magazine published in New Zealand by ACP Media. It has a strong focus on the city of Auckland, with reportage of issues and society. The magazine was first published independently by Warwick Roger and Bruce Palmer. The '''New Zealand Nurses Organisation''' (NZNO) is New Zealand's (New Zealand) largest trade union and professional organisation that represents the nursing profession, midwives and caregivers. The '''Cardrona Bra Fence''' was a controversial tourist attraction in Central Otago, New Zealand, where passers-by started to add bra (Brassiere)s to a rural fence, with the fence eventually growing into a famous tourists attraction with hundreds of individual bras. The fence was on a public road reserve adjacent to farm property in the Cardrona Valley area southwest of Wanaka, near a motorcar racetrack. Music festivals have a long and chequered history in New Zealand. The first large outdoor rock music festival was The Great Ngaruawahia Music Festival in 1973. The largest was the 1979 Nambassa festival, one of several Nambassa festivals held around that time, in Golden Valley, just north of Waihi. Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


conservative family

views and for its calls for a return to biblical conservative family values and morals. It also teaches prosperity theology. Grimshaw, Mike (January 2006). "Religion, terror and the end of the postmodern: Rethinking the responses". ''International Journal of Baudrillard Studies'' '''3''' (1) The Destiny Movement considers itself under the spiritual authority of Bishop Eddie Long (Eddie Long) of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta. Eddie Long. (2008). New Birth Conference notes - pg. 11 Destiny Church Our Church - About Us (Destiny have removed this claim from their website since controversy has emerged regarding Long. Google has cached the page here:'''Tararua District''' lies near the south-east corner of New Zealand 's North Island. Created in 1989, it was named after the Tararua Range, which forms much of its western boundary. It has a population of Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


performance promotion

, permanent photographic stations allow repeat photography to be used to provide photographic evidence of changes to the glaciers on the mountain over time. Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


special visual

and music were all edited and integrated together in Los Angeles. Ian Bohen played Young Hercules in the pilot (Television pilot) movie was offered the part, but opted not to move to New Zealand where the series would shoot principal photography. Early on in the series, special visual effects were conceived by Richard Taylor's Weta Workshop, the then little known visual effects company that went on to win several Academy Awards for their superb work on '' The Lord of the Rings


role title

footballer, and now assistant coach for the Tasman Makos rugby team, who played 56 tests for the national team, All Blacks. He plays first five-eighths (fly-half) (Fly-half (rugby union)) and Fullback (rugby

New Zealand

'''New Zealand''' ( south of the Pacific island areas (Pacific Islands) 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 isolation, New Zealand developed a distinctive biodiversity (Biodiversity of New Zealand) 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.

Polynesians settled New Zealand in 1250–1300 CE and developed a distinctive Māori culture. Abel Tasman, a Dutch explorer, was the first European to sight New Zealand in 1642 CE. History of New Zealand. Newzealand.com. In 1840, representatives of the British Crown and Māori Chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, making New Zealand a British colony (Colony of New Zealand). Today, the majority of New Zealand's population (New Zealanders) of 4.5 million is of European descent (New Zealand European); the indigenous Māori are the largest minority, followed by Asians and Pacific Islanders. Reflecting this, New Zealand's culture (Culture of New Zealand) is mainly derived from Māori and early British settlers, with recent broadening arising from increased immigration (Immigration to New Zealand). The official languages are English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language, with English predominant. The country's economy was historically dominated by the export of wool, but exports of dairy products, meat, and wine, along with tourism, are more significant today.

Nationally, legislative authority is vested in an elected, unicameral Parliament (Parliament of New Zealand), while executive political power is exercised by the Cabinet (Cabinet of New Zealand), led by the Prime Minister (Prime Minister of New Zealand), who is currently John Key. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) is the country's head of state and is represented by a Governor-General (Governor-General of New Zealand). In addition, New Zealand is organised into 11 regional councils (Regions of New Zealand) and 67 territorial authorities (Territorial authorities of New Zealand) for local government purposes. The Realm of New Zealand also includes Tokelau (a dependent territory); the Cook Islands and Niue (self-governing states in free association (Associated state) with New Zealand); and the Ross Dependency, which is New Zealand's territorial claim in Antarctica (territorial claims in Antarctica). New Zealand is a member of the United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Pacific Islands Forum and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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