New Zealand (New Zealand), also known as New Zealand, located in the southwest Pacific, west across the Tasman Sea and across Australia. From the North Island of New Zealand, South Island, an area of nearly 270,000 square kilometers, a coastline of 6900 km. 14th century Maori settled 1642 years later, the Dutch, the British have come here. 1840 became a British colony independence in 1947. New Zealand’s population of about 400 million, of European descent to predominantly white, Christian and Catholic residents. In recent years, the rising Asian nation New Zealand immigration, including China, Vietnam, Japan and other countries people. Social advocate freedom of expression, religious freedom and equality. Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, is the capital of New Zealand, Wellington, Hamilton, Christchurch, Dunedin and other larger cities.
New Zealand belong to the economically developed countries, agriculture occupies an important position in the national economy. Its official language is English, Maori use their native language. New Zealand’s unit of currency is the New Zealand Dollar (New Zealand Dollar, abbreviated NZ $). KIWI (Kiwi) is New Zealand’s national bird, the symbol of New Zealanders hospitable nature.
New Zealand surrounded by the sea, is a maritime temperate broad-leaved forest climate. Since westerly winds on the west coast the average annual precipitation is 1000 to 3000 mm, the southwest coastal region of the South Island of up to 5000 mm; east coast is only 500 mm. No large tracts of land near the impact of climate change, it is very little difference between winter and summer temperatures, only about 10 degrees. The annual average temperature of the North Island about 15 ℃, annual average temperature of the South Island about 10 ℃. Climate characteristics in different regions vary, in general, the higher the temperature the more north. Kitajima mild climate year round green grass. South Island low temperatures, distinct four seasons. New Zealand’s average annual rainfall between 1000-2000 mm. New Zealand is located in the southern hemisphere, the opposite seasonal variation and China, from September to November for the spring, from December to February next year for the summer, from March to May autumn, June to August is winter.