New Zealand: Main Facts

Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand Main Facts

Geographical Location of New Zealand
New Zealand is in the southern Pacific Ocean, 1600km east of Australia. North and South islands are separated by the 20km long Cook Strait.

Sea Boundaries of New Zealand
New Zealand is bounded by the Tasman Sea to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east.

Language of New Zealand
English is the main language spoken in New Zealand, and Maori is also spoken.

Currency of New Zealand
New Zealand’s official currency is the New Zealand dollar.