Thursday, June 12, 2014

New Zealand

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

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