New Zealand is an island nation located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean and geographically is composed of two mainland Islands and North-South along with a large number of small islands. The town is located about 900 km east of Australia in the Tasman Sea and about 600 km south of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, New Caledonia and Fiji. Because of the remoteness, New Zealand is one of the last land settled by humans. This is known in the native language of the Maori Aotearoa, commonly translated as the land of the long white cloud. NZ is a country of diverse natural beauty and striking, jagged peaks, including volcanic features active, fiords, steep, beautiful beaches, pristine lakes and raging rivers. There are quite a lot of things New Zealand Tourist.
For long, the remoteness of New Zealand developed a unique biodiversity of both plant and animal life. The most important include many typical species of birds, many of which became extinct after the arrival of introduced mammals and humans. The majority of the population is of European descent, NZ's indigenous Maori are the largest minority group, followed by non-Maori Polynesian and Asian, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language is the official language of the dominant language of the United Kingdom. It is organized into a territorial authority 67 and eleven Regional Council for the purposes of local government, it has less autonomy compared to the province of long dead did. Countrywide, the Executive political power is exercised by a cabinet led by the Prime Minister. Queen Elizabeth II is head of State of the country and was represented by the Governor General. The Realm of New Zealand also includes the Cook Islands Queen and Niue, Ross Dependency, Antarctica's territorial claims and Tokelau (dependent territory). New Zealand is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Pacific Islands Forum, the United Nations and the Organization for economic cooperation and development.
New Zealand has a strong presence among the countries of the Pacific Islands. A large proportion of the assistance went to these countries and many people Pacific migrated to New Zealand to work. The permanent migration of sync down 2002 Pacific Access category and the Samoan Quota Scheme 1970 allows up to 750 other Pacific Islands and up to 1,100 Samoan citizens respectively to become the New Zealand permanent residents every year. Schema migration for temporary seasonal workers was launched in 2007 and in 2009 about 8000 Pacific Islands employed under it. NZ was involved in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum and the Pacific Islands Forum. New Zealand is also a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the five Power Defence arrangements and the United Nations.
New Zealand has a vibrant global teams in netball, rugby, rugby league, cricket and softball and conventionally done well in rowing, triathlon, cycling and Yachting. This has been done both on the ratio of medals-to-population in the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics. Their national rugby team is often regarded as one of the best in the world, and reigning World Cup holder. New Zealand rugby league also ruled world champion and is very famous for its tourism, adventure extreme mountain strong traditions and sport. Other outdoor activities such as fishing, cycling, running, swimming, canoe, snowsports, surfing, tramping and hunting are also popular. Waka ama racing Polynesian sport has increased in popularity and is now a global sport involving teams from all over the Pacific.