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  The official site for New Zealand Travel & Business: US Edition > New Zealand
Plan your New Zealand vacation here - discover new places, experiences and activities plus great deals, driving routes, accommodation, New Zealand maps and more.
Discover New Zealand through its innovative products and services, and globally connected businesses.
Copyright 1999-2007 Tourism New Zealand and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
www.newzealand.com   (354 words)

  
  New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Zealand was involved in a Constitutional Convention in March 1891 in Sydney, New South Wales, along with the Australian colonies.
Under the New Zealand Royal Titles Act (1953), Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of New Zealand and is represented as head of state by the Governor-General, Dame Silvia Cartwright.
The Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright, Prime Minister Helen Clark, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives Margaret Wilson and the Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias are all female.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand   (4633 words)

  
 Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zealand (Danish: Sjælland [ˈʂɛˌlænˀ]) is the largest island of Denmark.
Zealand is connected to Funen by the Great Belt Bridge and to Sweden by the Oresund Bridge.
The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen (Danish: København) is partly located on the eastern shore of Zealand and partly on Amager.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zealand   (162 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Zealand
In 1887, at the petition of the Plenary Synod of Australasia, held in Sydney in 1885, the hierarchy was established in New Zealand, and Wellington became the archiepiscopal see.
According to the "New Zealand Official Year-Book" for 1909 (a Government publication) the total number of Catholic schools in the dominion is 152 and the number of Catholic pupils attending is 12,650.
The history of Catholic journalism in New Zealand is in effect the history of the "New Zealand Tablet," founded by the late Bishop Moran in 1873, the Catholics of this country having followed the principle that it is better to be represented by one strong paper than to have a multiplicity of publications.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11040a.htm   (3257 words)

  
 New Zealand (09/05)
New Zealand was declared a dominion by a royal proclamation in 1907.
New Zealand was a direct beneficiary of many of the reforms achieved under the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations, with agriculture in general and the dairy sector in particular enjoying many new trade opportunities.
New Zealand is an active member of the global coalition in the War against Terrorism, and deployed SAS troops to Afghanistan, and naval and air assets to the Persian Gulf.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35852.htm   (4194 words)

  
 Hotspot: New Zealand @ National Geographic Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When she died at age 13, having produced 11 chicks, her death was announced in the New Zealand Parliament.
This meat-eating living fossil is the first of four New Zealand images to grace your desktop this month.
To learn more about conservation opportunities in New Zealand or to get ideas for conservation programs in your own area, visit the websites of the NZTCV (www.conservationvolunteers.org.nz/) and the Department of Conservation (www.doc.govt.nz/).
magma.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0210/feature4   (883 words)

  
 New Zealand's Change to MMP   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rather the New Zealand experience is presented as a case study of why one country decided to change its voting system and the process by which the decision was made.
Some of the basic provisions of New Zealand's electoral law have been 'entrenched' or 'reserved' since 1956 in that they can only be repealed or amended by a 75% vote of all MPs or by a majority of votes cast in a referendum held for the purpose.
That affected New Zealand's governing arrangements for 2 years prior to the 1996 election, and during that period the country experienced all the forms of government that are possible within its type of constitution.
www.aceproject.org /main/english/ei/eiy_nz01.htm   (4191 words)

  
 New Zealand Tourism
Australia is New Zealand’s nearest neighbor, which is roughly the same distance that New York is from Chicago or London is to Rome.
New Zealand is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, with the majority of people living in the North Island.
Among the most notable of New Zealand's unique indigenous fauna species are the kiwi, the world's oldest reptile (tuatara), the world's largest parrot (kakapo), the world's only mountain parrot (kea), the heaviest insect (weta) and New Zealand's native giant tree, the kauri.
australearn.org /tourism/nz/tourism-nz.htm   (580 words)

  
 Mt Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The wooded summit of Zealand can be reached by a small, marked spur trail from the highpoint of the Twinway.
Easiest access to Zealand is up the Twinway from Zealand Falls Hut.
Zealand - The Zealand parking area is at the end of the Zealand Road, which is gated in winter.
hikethewhites.com /zealand.html   (93 words)

  
 New Zealand Shelf
The LME is influenced by the warm South Equatorial Current in the north, and by the cooler West Wind Drift in the South.
Fisheries policy in New Zealand, however, supports a long-term future for the industry which would be achieved by setting sustainable catch limits and providing secure harvesting rights.
New Zealand’s Department of Conservation is responsible for marine reserves and for marine mammals such as dolphins, whales, sea lions and fur seals.
na.nefsc.noaa.gov /lme/text/lme46.htm   (1335 words)

  
 The New Zealand Encyclopedia of Fly Fishing by bryn Hammond
Despite its encyclopedic title this is primarily a fishing book for browsing through and dipping into, rather than be used merely as a work of reference.
Its main aim is to enlarge the horizons of the reader's fishing awareness.
The entire book is really a highly personal celebration of fly fishing in New Zealand as an event and as a way of life, rather than merely a means of catching trout and salmon.
www.fishingmag.co.nz /book-hammond-encyclopedia.htm   (193 words)

  
 New Zealand News
Cambodia has greed to hear the appeal of New Zealander Graham Cleghorn's who is serving a 20-year jail term in the country for child rape, the Associated Press reported.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A Canadian trainee pilot and an American tourist were killed when their helicopter crashed into steep terrain in Mount Aspiring National Park in southern New Zealand over the weekend,...
The number of HIV infections in New Zealand reached a record high last year with 183 people being diagnosed with the deadly virus in 2005, statistics released by the AIDS Epidemiology Group at Otago University...
www.topix.net /world/new-zealand   (712 words)

  
 New Zealand Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
New Zealand is a country of rare seismic beauty: glacial mountains, fast-flowing rivers, deep, clear lakes, hissing geysers and boiling mud.
When To Go The weather is never so miserable that there's no point in going to New Zealand: there are things to see and do all year round.
New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson, director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, had a lot of help from his countrymen.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/pacific/new-zealand   (367 words)

  
 New Zealand Spouse Visa: Marriage Visas, New Zealand Visa Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These visas are issued on the basis of New Zealand policy of allowing the families to re-unite.
You are a lawfully married spouse of a New Zealand citizen or resident and you are continuing that relationship in a genuine and stable manner.
Your are living for the last four years in a genuine and stable homosexual relationship with a New Zealand citizen or resident.
www.bharatmatrimony.com /visarules/newzealand.shtml   (339 words)

  
 New Zealand | eds.com
In 1999, EDS was awarded New Zealand's largest ever information technology outsourcing contract with Telecom New Zealand, which has been extended to 2012.
Government activities in New Zealand include management of beneficiary payments each fortnight for the Ministry of Social Development, management of mainframes for the Inland Revenue Department, management of the Department of Labour’s global Immigration systems, and management of the IT infrastructure for Land Information New Zealand’s Landonline.
EDS New Zealand is an accredited EDS Corporation.Net Technology Centre, and also has significant operations and expertise in Java, SAP, testing, DBA and legacy migration.
www.eds.com /about/locations/newzealand   (426 words)

  
 New Zealand
New Zealand, about 1,250 mi (2,012 km) southeast of Australia, consists of two main islands and a number of smaller outlying islands so scattered that they range from the tropical to the antarctic.
New Zealand's two main components are the North Island and the South Island, separated by Cook Strait.
New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark: IN SEARCH OF A NATION'S SOUL Clark became Prime Minister last November, leading the Labour Party in coalition with the Alliance and Greens.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107834.html   (929 words)

  
 New Zealand: Business Visa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Citizens from all APEC economies (except Australia) who want to take up temporary residence for business purposes in New Zealand must apply for a work visa, unless their stay will be for no longer than three months in any one year and they will only be in New Zealand to discuss and negotiate business arrangements.
Evidence of arrangements to leave New Zealand or guarantee of repatriation from the New Zealand employer.
Visitors who fall into this category may enter New Zealand on visitor's visas or, if an existing Visa Waiver Arrangement is in place with the visitor's country of citizenship, may enter New Zealand visa-free if his stay in New Zealand is no longer than 3 months in any 1 year.
www.actetsme.org /newz/visanewz.htm   (988 words)

  
 New Zealand Lacrosse
As is fast becoming a tradition in New Zealand lacrosse, the Hawks Wildcats match up has provided the game of the...
The New Zealand Blax women's lacrosse team went down to a physical Czech republic side 21 -6 today in their first...
Lacrosse in New Zealand is spreading slowly throughout the country and although lacrosse has been played in Auckland...
eteamz.active.com /NZLA/index.cfm   (237 words)

  
 AMC: Trip Planner - 4,000 Footer Guide - Hiking Zealand Mtn.
The summit of Zealand Mountain (4,260 feet) is wooded and viewless, but the trip is nonetheless worthwhile when hikers include a stop at the nearby Zeacliff outlook along the way.
Strenuous: Zealand’s summit is reached along the Twinway, between the Bondcliff and Zeacliff Trails.
The AMC’s Zealand Falls Hut is located at 2630 ft. on the north end of Zealand Notch, near the Twinway, Zealand and Ethan Pond Trails.
www.outdoors.org /tripplanner/plan/zealand.cfm   (321 words)

  
 New Zealand
The New Zealand Tourist Board, which has a wide range of information of interest to travelers, can be contacted via the Internet at http://www.newzealandtourism.com/.
Persons violating New Zealand laws, even unknowingly, may be expelled, arrested or imprisoned.
Engaging in illicit sexual conduct with children or using or disseminating child pornography in a foreign country is a crime, prosecutable in the United States.
travel.state.gov /travel/new_zealand.html   (1366 words)

  
 Whitcoulls Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This encyclopedia is now well established as the reference on new zealand for home, school, workplace and library.
A compact, everyday reference to a multitude of subjects, with information arranged alphabetically, the fourth edition has been updated and expanded with 30 percent more information.
This title will be placed on back order and we will advise when it is shipped.
www.whitcoulls.co.nz /featuredbook1.asp?bookid=0908610211&storeurl=whi...   (60 words)

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