New Zealand Neighboring Countries and Island Groups: Australia
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Where is New Zealand?
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of New Zealand and all of Australia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
New Zealand is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
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New Zealand Cities:
Auckland, Blenheim, Castlecliff, Christchurch, Dargaville, Dunedin, Gisborne, Gore, Greymouth, Hamilton, Hastings, Hawera, Hikurangi, Invercargill, Masterton, Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, Oamaru, Opotiki, Paeroa, Palmerston North, Porirua, Rotorua, Taihape, Taupo, Tauranga, Te Awamutu, Te Kuiti, Timaru, Upper Hutt, Waipawa, Waiuku, Wanganui, Wellington, Westport, Whangamata and Whangarei.
New Zealand Locations:
Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bay of Plenty, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Canterbury Bight, Chatham Islands, Cook Strait, Foveaux Strait, Hauraki Bay, Indian Ocean, Kaipara Harbour, Pegasus Bay, South Pacific Ocean, Stewart Island, Tasman Sea, The Snares and Three Kings Islands.
New Zealand Natural Resources:
The fuel resources for New Zealand include natural gas, coal and hydropower. Other commercial resources include gold, iron ore, limestone, sand and timber.
New Zealand Natural Hazards:
Earthquakes are common in New Zealand, although usually not severe. There are also occurrences of volcanic activity in this country.
New Zealand Environmental Issues:
The environmental issues in New Zealand are mainly land related. These include deforestation and soil erosion. In addition, the country's native flora and fauna have been hard-hit by invasive species.
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