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New Zealand

It is an island country in the south western Pacific Ocean comprising two main islands, the North and South Islands, and numerous smaller islands. The indigenous Maori named New Zealand Aotearoa, commonly translated as "The land of the long white cloud".

New Zealand sits in the "roaring forties" latitude, which means a prevailing and continual wind blows over the country from west to east. This can range from a gentle breeze to a buffeting, roof-stripping gale.

This is a country of rare beauty: glacial mountain, active volcano, fast flowing rivers, deep, clear lakes, hissing geysers, boiling mud and shining glow worm caves. There are also abundant native forests, with huge kauri trees, long deserted beaches and a variety of fauna, such as the kiwi, endemic to its shores. 

The waterside city Auckland, is located on a thin stretch of the North Island, sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea. It's complemented by lush subtropical forests of nearby hills and the volcanic terrains of nearby islands. The largest City with its spectacular harbour and bridge ranks with the best and its districts weave their way around a variety of bays ideal for yachting. Auckland is well known with its nickname "City of Sails"

North Island

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