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 Regions of New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Region is the formal term for the top tier of local government in New Zealand.
Five territorial authorities (the second tier of local government) also perform the functions of a regional council and thus are known as unitary authorities.
New Zealand has a number of outlying islands that are not included within regional boundaries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_regions_in_New_Zealand   (244 words)

 ★ New Zealand Information. Information about NZ
New Zealand is a country in the Southwest Pacific.
New Zealand is somewhat isolated in the ocean and consists of two main islands (prosaically known as the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands.
New Zealand is heavily dependent on trade—particularly in agricultural products—to drive growth, and it has been affected by global economic slowdowns and slumps in commodity prices.
www.mkiwi.com /New+Zealand+information   (2474 words)

 Four Seasons Safaris South Island NZ - About New Zealand : Introduction
New Zealand's main scenic highlights can be seen on an intensive two week itinerary but really you need at least four to six weeks to gain the most benefit out of your visit downunder.
New Zealand was the world’s last colonial outpost to be settled by Europeans, so is still making discoveries about its past evolution and forging its national identity as a multi-cultural nation.
The good news for the visitor is that overall New Zealand has a very mild, equable, maritime climate, which is often wet, overcast and unpredictable, but never extreme in lowland areas.
www.fourseasons.co.nz /new-zealand   (954 words)

 Encyclopedia article on New Zealand [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Zealand is a country formed of two major islands and a number of smaller islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand also maintains responsibility for the foreign affairs of the self-governing countries of the Cook Islands and Niue, and administers the dependency of Tokelau.
New Zealand became a British colony with the Treaty of Waitangi of 1840, which also promised "complete chieftainship" (tino rangatiratanga) to the Māori tribes of New Zealand.
encyclozine.com /New_Zealand   (2693 words)

 New Zealand Country Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Zealand's multi-modal transportation infrastructure is generally in sound shape and suited to its circumstances.
New Zealand shipping policy reflects the view that the country's best interests are served by being a ship-using, rather than ship-operating, nation -- the government seeks to ensure unrestricted access to carriers by New Zealand exporters.
New Zealand plans to restructure ECNZ into three competing State-owned enterprises (SOEs) which are commercially viable entities and effective competitors to reach this goal.
www.hawaii.gov /dbedt/ert/cp/newze.html   (2528 words)

 New Zealand - Wikitravel
New Zealand has a temperate climate and the nature of the terrain, the prevailing winds and the length of the country lead to sharp regional contrasts.
New Zealand English is considered one of the major varieties of English and is different enough from other forms of English to justify it being classed as a separate dialect, as represented by the publication of the Oxford New Zealand English dictionary.
New Zealanders consider their accent to be markedly different from the Australian one and are often mildly offended when mistaken for or confused with Australians.
wikitravel.org /en/New_Zealand   (7453 words)

 About New Zealand - www.govt.nz
The Parliament of New Zealand consists of the Sovereign and the House of Representatives.
The Governor-General is the Sovereign’s representative in New Zealand.
New Zealand is a sovereign state with a democratic parliamentary government based on the Westminster system.
www.govt.nz /about   (2296 words)

 List Of Regions In New Zealand - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
'List Of Regions In New Zealand' related Books
Early imprints in New Zealand libraries: A finding list of books printed before 1801 held in libraries in the Wellington region
Marine algae of the Bay of Islands area: A list of species (Miscellaneous series / National Museum of New Zealand)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /list_of_regions_in_new_zealand.htm   (66 words)

 Napier, New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the only city in the Hawke's Bay region, which is the largest crossbred wool centre in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest apple, pear and stone fruit producing areas in New Zealand.
A NEW Zealand woman, who lay trapped in the overturned wreckage of a car with two bodies for days, says she survived by thinking of her family of nine children.
A CRITICALLY injured New Zealand woman was trapped for four days in a wrecked car with two bodies before she was discovered last night when a truck broke down nearby.
www.infothis.com /find/Napier,_New_Zealand   (1126 words)

 Bob's travel journal
New Zealand is, in fact, the melanoma capital of Earth, thanks to clean air, the sun's proximity during summer (closer here than in the northern hemisphere, they tell me; I'm not sure how that works, but whatever, it sure feels like it), and the world's widespread ozone-destroying CFC use.
New Zealand is blessed with not only an active and successful Green Party, but an electoral system that doesn't instantly neutralize political change through arcane winner-take-all rules.
New Zealand has a strange insecurity about its close, peaceful relationship with Australia, one often compared to Canada's sense of itself in comparison with the U.S.: a mix of envy, kinship, resentment, shared history, and a struggle to maintain an identity.
www.thismodernworld.com /NZ.html   (2657 words)

 New Zealand Business Etiquette, Vital Manners, Cross Cultural Communication, and Geert Hofstede Analysis for New ...
New Zealand has a population of slightly less than 4 million people with most living in the key cities.
Although New Zealand is often mentioned in the same sentence with Australia, New Zealanders do not appreciate this mutual reference, as they are an independent nation.
If you are not familiar with New Zealand, spend time before your trip to learn about the history and culture.
www.cyborlink.com /besite/new_zealand.htm   (1055 words)

 List of regions in New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Regions is the formal term for the top tier of local government in New Zealand.
There are twelve regions, each governed by an elected regional council.
Wellington (Greater Wellington Regional Council; Greater Wellington -- The Regional Council)
mywiseowl.com /articles/Regions_of_New_Zealand   (188 words)

 Good School Guide - New Zealand - EFL schools
Inclusion in the Guide is by recommendation, and we generally list only those schools which are registered by the Quality Assurance unit of NZQA, the New Zealand Government's Qualifications Authority.
List all schools: browse the full A-Z list of over 50 schools in New Zealand, with 30 schools listed on each page.
University of Otago Language Centre (Dunedin, South Island): The beautiful harbour city of Dunedin is New Zealand's centre of learning, and the Otago Language Centre is affiliated to the city's three important tertiary institutions.
www.english-forum.com /00/schools/nz   (911 words)

 New Zealand
New Zealand Facts provides links to a diverse range of topics covering our indigenous species, weather, Maori culture, glaciers and volcanoes, surfing, windsurfing, skiing...
New Zealand News and Views gives you access to New Zealand's leading on-line publications, incorporating national and regional news, politics, sport, finance, lifestyle, internet related topics...
The New Zealand Census of 1996 clearly shows where the more than 3.5 million "Kiwis" choose to live...
www.chemistry.co.nz /new_zealand.htm   (352 words)

 Cyndi's List - New Zealand
For those researching the Royal New Zealand Fencibles, a corp of retired soldiers from Britain and Ireland who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand 1847-1852 and formed the defence force which protected the early settlers of Auckland.
Index of the Wellington, New Zealand newspaper notices for births, deaths, marriages, anniversaries, and in memoriam published daily since 1st January 2000.
Shipwreck on the coast of New Zealand in 1862.
www.cyndislist.com /newzealand.htm   (2243 words)

 New Zealand hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Australasia, by All-Hotels(tm)
New Zealand: three main islands; 269,000 sq km (103,861 sq miles) of mountains, volcanoes, forests, rivers and boiling mud 1600 km (994 miles) west of Australia.
Those are the facts but what they don't tell you is that New Zealanders are welcoming, rugby-mad and possibly certifiable.
Well it was this small island nation that introduced an intransigent world to the joys of transferring yourself at great speed from somewhere very high up to somewhere very low down (and often filled with water) with only an elastic band between you and a gooey fate.
www.all-hotels.com /australasia/new_zealand/home.htm   (458 words)

 Open Directory - Recreation: Food: Drink: Wine: Guides and Directories: New Zealand
New Zealand Wines : Canada - Features information about wines that are available in Canada.
Wines and Wineries of New Zealand - A summary of the country's regions and grape varieties.
Wines of New Zealand - Information on and links to the main growing regions, along with a listing of wines and wineries.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Food/Drink/Wine/Guides_and_Directories/New_Zealand   (385 words)

 IUCN - World Commission on Protected Areas
The region operates with two national committees that provide advice to the Vice Chair and oversee progress on work programs.
The region is fortunate in having many active professional members able to support the WCPA in its work.
Any strong winds fan fires in the extreme dry and new fire fronts are formed or old fronts are often reignited.
www.iucn.org /themes/wcpa/region/anz/anz.html   (1041 words)

 Rotorua Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
'''Rotorua''' is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand.
The city is located 60 kilometres south of Tauranga, 105 km south-east of Hamilton, New ZealandHamilton and 82 km north-east of Taupo.
Rotorua was prominently featured in a music video by The Beastie Boys for their song Gratitude.
www.echostatic.com /Rotorua.html   (381 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Wine Atlas of New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As New Zealand wines rise to top international status in world competitions they are increasingly sought after in Europe and America.
Each region is detailed with first-hand essays on the producers, vital statistics and tasting notes.
At the Montana New Zealand Book Awards 2003, announced 22 July, Wine Atlas of New Zealand, by Michael Cooper, won the Montana Medal for the supreme work of non-fiction.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1869589211?v=glance   (1001 words)

 New Zealand Weather and Tides
Below is the latest available current weather conditions and brief forecasts for the main New Zealand centers and also the Christmas/Cassidy area.
Weather forecasts are best obtained straight from their source, in New Zealand this is the NZ Met Service.
If anyone would like to host a local New Zealand weather station contact us and we will provide free web hosting.
www.boating.co.nz /nzweather.html   (397 words)

 NZ holiday homes, beach houses, baches rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NZbreak.com lists new zealand holiday homes, baches nz, nz holiday houses, nz vacation homes, bed and breakfast breaks from all regions of New Zealand.
This site provides you with direct contact with New Zealand holiday home accommodation owners, so both the holiday makers and holiday home property owners benefit from bypassing the middlemen who often add hefty commission fees for handling and admin costs.
The New Zealand Holiday Homes listed on the NZBreak.com website are located in a variety of communities each offering a unique range of New Zealand attractions and amenities.
www.nzbreak.com   (139 words)

 Guide to Obtaining Strong Motion Records: Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The publications listed at the end of this document may help in locating this data.
A complete list is available on the Web site, along with information on the distribution of mechanisms, magnitudes, and distances.
Strong-motion data recorded in New Zealand is available on CD-ROM from the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (IGNS).
mceer.buffalo.edu /links/agrams.asp   (1969 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand's Bollard Says Rising Government Spending May Fuel Inflation
May 10 (Bloomberg) -- Colville Equities Ltd., a New Zealand investment company, may sell as much as NZ$75 million ($46 million) of shares in an initial public offering.
Colville will invest in publicly traded New Zealand companies, closely held local companies that intend to list with two years and Australian companies with business interests in New Zealand, it said.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000081&sid=aYXd56O7phu0&refer=australia   (223 words)

 Tongariro National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
In 1993 Tongariro became the first property to be inscribed on the World Heritage List under the revised criteria describing cultural landscapes.
The mountains at the heart of the park have cultural and religious significance for the Maori people and symbolize the spiritual links between this community and its environment.
The World Heritage List includes 812 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.
whc.unesco.org /pg.cfm?cid=31&id_site=421   (138 words)

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