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New Zealand is a small island country in the south Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand has two large islands. One is called the South Island and the other is called the North Island. Mount Cook is 3764 metres tall. Lake Taupo is the largest volcano in New Zealand and a lake. Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand. The Southern Alps is a lot of mountains grouped together.
Dairy farming and sheep farming are both ways that we make our money, and kiwifruit and other crops. We make meat and wool from sheep and cows, and bulls they make hides and meat.
Rugby is one of the most popular sports in New Zealand. New Zealand’s rugby team is called the All Blacks and the most popular sport is soccer and our team is called the All Whites.
Did you know New Zealand has no native mammals except a bat? Our native birds don’t usually fly. Only the fantail and tui. Kiwis are our native birds and also humans are called kiwis.
In New Zealand the population is 4 million people. Our capital city if Wellington and most of our people live in towns or cities. The biggest city is Auckland and the most people live there in New Zealand.
New Zealand is small but the country has a loof different plants, birds, landscape and people.
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