Around New Zealand 1

Published: Friday 21st April 2017
  1. Which city in New Zealand is nicknamed the Edinburgh of the South?
  2. The Maori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa , what does this mean?
  3. Which is the longest river in New Zealand?
  4. What is the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern hemisphere?
  5. What was the name of the flightless birds native to New Zealand that were hunted to extinction in the 15th Century?
  6. What is the national bird of New Zealand?
  7. Which two nations compete against New Zealand in Rugby Union's Tri Nations competition?
  8. The Mount Smart Stadium, home of the New Zealand Rugby League side, is in which city?
  9. The series of conflicts between the native Maori and the New Zealand Government between 1860 and 1880 were known by what name?
  10. Who in 1967 became the first New Zealand World Formula One Champion?
  11. What is the unit of currency in New Zealand?
  12. Which vegetable is known as kumara in New Zealand?
  13. Which New Zealander became the second youngest winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1994?
  14. In which year did New Zealand win the first Rugby Union World Cup?
  15. Who in 2013 became the only New Zealander to reach number one in the US charts?
  16. Who in 1642 became the first European to land on New Zealand?
  17. Which traditional New Zealand biscuit is topped with chocolate icing and half a walnut?
  18. What are the only native land mammals of New Zealand?
  19. Also known as the New Zealand Tea Tree which shrub is known for the honey produced from it's nectar?
  20. Which New Zealand actor had starring roles in "Jurassic Park" and "The Hunt for Red October"?
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