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New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)CE5 New Zealand zēˈlənd, island country (2015 est. pop. 4,615,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; th...

New Zealand literature

(Encyclopedia)New Zealand literature. In the 20th cent. New Zealand developed a vital literary tradition, though only a few of its authors are well-known outside its islands: Katherine Mansfield, short-story writer...

New Zealand spinach

(Encyclopedia)New Zealand spinach, succulent annual (Tetragonia expansa) of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and S South America, grown for the edible leaves. The plant grows prostrate, often spreading to cover sever...

Christchurch, city, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Christchurch, city, E South Island, New Zealand, on the Avon River. It is the second largest city in New Zealand by population (2020) and the commercial...

Dunedin, city, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Dunedin dənēˈdĭn [key], city, SE South Island, New Zealand, at the head of Otago Harbor. ...

Hamilton, city, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Hamilton, city, N central North Island, New Zealand, on the Waikato River. Situated between Auckland and Wellington, Hamilton is the transportation and ...

Hastings, city, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Hastings, city, SE North Island, New Zealand, close to Napier. It has extensive food-processing industries, including meatpacking, canning, and dairy pr...

Antipodes, islands, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Antipodes ăntĭpˈədēz [key], rocky uninhabited islands, 24 sq mi (62 sq km), South Pacific, c.550 mi (885 km) SE of New Zealand, to which they belong. Explored by British seamen in 1800, the Antip...

Nelson, city, New Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Nelson, city (1996 pop. 40,242), N South Island, New Zealand, at the head of Tasman Bay. It is a center of fruit production, with other light industries. The Cawthron Institute for scientific research...

Zealand

(Encyclopedia)Zealand: see Sjælland, Denmark. ...

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