Location and geography: North Island Largest city: Auckland
Capital city: Wellington Languages: English
Official head: Queen Elizabeth II
First people: Maori
First Europeans: Dutch sailor Abel Tasman
National anthem: God defend New Zealand / God save the Queen
Wildlife in New Zealand: The Moa that the Maori people hunted and had for dinner and the heaviest insect in the world is a weta. The oldest living animal in New Zealand is a Tuatara. It can live up to 300 years.
Species and unique animals: Weta,Moa and a Tuatara.
Nickname for New Zealanders: Kiwi