About New Zealand

New Zealand is a unitary state. The cities of New Zealand rank highly on international livability measures each year. It is a multicultural society with people from more than 180 nations.

Capital: Wellington

Language: English

Currency: New Zealand Dollar

Largest City: Auckland

Big Cities: Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton

Other Cities: Tauranga, Napier-Hastings, Dunedin, Palmerton North, Nelson, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Whangarei, Invercargill, Whanganui, Gisborne

Religion: Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam

Major Ethnic Groups: Majority is of European origin and others are Maori group, Asian, African, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Pacific peoples.

ISD Code: 64