Articles in New Zealand ( 4,156 )

4,156 Articles of interest in New Zealand

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  • Auckland Zoo

    Auckland Zoo is a 16.35-hectare (40-acre) zoological garden in Auckland, New Zealand, situated next to Western Springs park not far from Auckland's central business district.

  • Waikato Stadium

    Waikato Stadium is a major sporting and cultural events venue in Hamilton, New Zealand, with a total capacity of 25,800. Four areas contribute to this capacity: The Brian Perry Stand holding 12,000, the WEL Networks Stand holding 8,000, the Goal Lin…

  • Te Puke

    Te Puke /tɨˈpʊki/ is a town located 28 kilometres southeast of Tauranga on State Highway 2 in the Western Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. It is particularly famous for the cultivation of kiwifruit.

  • Opotiki

    Opotiki /ɒpˈtɪki/ (Māori: Ōpōtiki) is a town in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the North Island of New Zealand.

  • North Island Volcanic Plateau

    The North Island Volcanic Plateau (often called the Central Plateau and occasionally the Waimarino Plateau) is a volcanic plateau covering much of central North Island of New Zealand with volcanoes, lava plateaus, and crater lakes.

  • King's College, Auckland

    King's College is an independent secondary school in New Zealand. It was originally a boys-only school but also admits girls (since 1980) in the Sixth and Seventh forms (Years 12 and 13). The school has strong links to the Anglican church; the Angli…

  • Dunedin Public Libraries

    Dunedin Public Libraries is a network of five libraries and two bookbuses in Dunedin, New Zealand, owned and operated by the Dunedin City Council. The libraries collection includes over 700,000 items, and around 30,000 books and audiovisual items pl…

  • Stratford, New Zealand

    Stratford (Māori: Whakaahurangi) is the only town in Stratford District, and the seat of the Taranaki Region, in New Zealand's North Island. It lies beneath the eastern slopes of Mount Taranaki/Egmont, approximately half-way between New Plymouth and…

  • Seacliff Lunatic Asylum

    Seacliff Lunatic Asylum (often Seacliff Asylum, later Seacliff Mental Hospital) was a psychiatric hospital in Seacliff, New Zealand. When built in the late 19th century, it was the largest building in the country, noted for its scale and extravagant…

  • Port of Tauranga

    Port of Tauranga is the port of Tauranga, New Zealand. It the largest port in the country in terms of total cargo volume, and the second largest in terms of container throughput. The port is operated by Port of Tauranga Ltd (NZX: POT).

  • Waitakere City

    Waitakere City is a former territorial authority district in the west of Auckland, New Zealand, which was governed by the Waitakere City Council from 1989 to 2010. It was New Zealand's fifth largest city, with an annual growth of about 2%.

  • Kepler Track

    The Kepler Track is a 60 km (37 mi) circular tramping track which travels through some spectacular scenery of the South Island of New Zealand and is situated near the town of Te Anau. The track passes through many landscapes of the Fiordland Nationa…

  • Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium

    Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium (formerly Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World) is a public aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand that was opened in 1985. It was the brainchild of New Zealand marine archeologist and diver Kelly Tarlton (1937–1985). Built …

  • Ansett New Zealand Flight 703

    Ansett New Zealand Flight 703 was an Ansett New Zealand scheduled passenger transport flight from Auckland Airport to Palmerston North. On 9 June 1995, the de Havilland Canada Dash 8 aircraft flying this route crashed into hilly terrain in the Tarar…

  • Kawerau

    Kawerau is a town in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated 100 km south-east of Tauranga and 58 km east of Rotorua.

  • Kaipara Harbour

    Kaipara Harbour is a large enclosed harbour estuary complex on the north western side of the North Island of New Zealand. The northern part of the harbour is administered by the Kaipara District and the southern part is administered by the Auckland …

  • Franklin District

    Franklin District is a former New Zealand territorial authority that lay between the Auckland metropolitan area and the Waikato Plains. As a formal territory it was abolished on 31 October 2010 and divided between Auckland Council in the Auckland Re…

  • Te Matua Ngahere

    Te Matua Ngahere is a giant kauri (Agathis australis) coniferous tree in the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand. The tree's Maori name means "Father of the Forest". Although not as massive or tall as its neighbour Tāne Mahuta, Te Matua …

  • St Bede's College, Christchurch

    St. Bede's College is a state integrated Roman Catholic day and boarding school in Christchurch, New Zealand for boys aged 13 (Year 9) to 18 (Year 13). St. Bede's is the oldest Roman Catholic Boys' College in New Zealand's South Island. It is also t…

  • Rainbow's End (theme park)

    Rainbow's End is a 9.3 hectares (23 acres) theme park in Manukau Central, Auckland, New Zealand that opened in December 1982. The park, owned by Rangatira Limited, is currently New Zealand's largest theme park.

  • Port Chalmers

    Port Chalmers is a suburb and the main port of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand, with a population of 3,000. Port Chalmers lies ten kilometres inside Otago Harbour, some 15 kilometres northeast from Dunedin's city centre.

  • Paihia

    Paihia is the main tourist town in the Bay of Islands in the far north of the North Island of New Zealand. It is located close to the historic towns of Russell and Kerikeri, 60 kilometres north of Whangarei.

  • Larnach Castle

    Larnach Castle (also referred to as "Larnach's Castle"), is an imposing mansion on the ridge of the Otago Peninsula within the limits of the city of Dunedin, New Zealand, close to the small settlement of Pukehiki. It is one of a few houses of this s…

  • Kawakawa, New Zealand

    Kawakawa is a small town in the Northland Region of northern New Zealand. It had a population of 1347 at the 2006 census, down from 1401 in 2001. Kawakawa developed as a service town when coal was found in the area in 1861, but there is no longer co…