Disclaimer: Please keep in mind this website is meant for children, so I do generalize and simplify quite a bit!
New Zealand, Māori Aotearoa, a country in Oceania, is known for some of the most stunning natural beauty on Earth. It is a fun and interesting country for children to study for this reason.
Te reo Māori, English, and New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) are the three de facto official languages of New Zealand.
New Zealand is a country found in the Southern Hemisphere and primarily the Eastern Hemisphere of the globe. As of 2021, New Zealand is divided into 16 regions (Māori: Ngā takiwā): Te Tai Tokerau (Northland), Tāmaki-makau-rau (Auckland), Waikato, Te Moana-a-Toi (Bay of Plenty), Te Tai Rāwhiti (Gisborne), Te Matau-a-Māui (Hawke’s Bay), Taranaki, Manawatū-Whanganui, Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wellington), Te Tai-o-Aorere (Tasman), Whakatū (Nelson), Te Tauihu-o-te-waka (Marlborough), Te Tai Poutini (West Coast), Waitaha (Canterbury), Ōtākou (Otago), and Murihiku (Southland).
New Zealand is an island nation: it is surrounded by the South Pacific Ocean. New Zealand, therefore, shares maritime borders with American Samoa (United States), Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), Kiribati, Samoa, and Tonga.
Capital city: Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wellington)
Language: Te reo Māori, English, and New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)
National Animal/Bird: The Kiwi (Apteryx); did you know: in New Zealand, there are three meanings for the word “kiwi,” the bird, the fruit, and a person born in New Zealand.
National Flower: (unofficial) Silver Fern (Cyathea dealbata)
Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD)
New Zealand Crafts:
Dress up your favourite TP roll craft in New Zealand colours.
New Zealand Activities:
|On-Line Jigsaw Puzzles|
Natural features in New Zealand include:
New Zealand Printables:
Information about New Zealand.
Information about the Kiwi bird can be found on Kidzone.ws