New Zealand is a small, island country in the South Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand has two main islands, the north and south. New Zealand has many smaller islands like great barrier island and Waiheke Island. New Zealand’s better known landscapes are the mountains. The Southern Alps are a large group of mountains in the south island, the tallest mountain in New Zealand is Mount Cook it is 3764m tall. The mountain was found by James Cook. Lake Taupo is the biggest volcano in New Zealand, instead of being the largest lake it’s the largest volcano. The longest river in New Zealand is the Waikato River.
New Zealand makes its money by selling dairy products, wool, lamb, Kiwifruit and other crops. It also makes its money by the tourism; people from all over the world come to New Zealand to see the amazing things to see.
The popular sports in New Zealand are Rugby; The All Blacks are our team, soccer; All Whites are our team, Netball, go silver ferns says New Zealand, cricket and Water sports. The World Rowing Championships 2010 is going to be here in NZ!
In New Zealand the only native mammal is a type of bat. We have lots of native birds, many of them can’t fly. The kiwi is our national emblem also people in NZ are called kiwis.
The population in NZ is 4 million. Most people live in towns or cities. The capital city is Wellington. The biggest city is Auckland with 1million people. Although New Zealand is a small country it has a lot of different variety with it’s plants, birds, landscape and people.