Friday, June 22, 2012

On the map~ Fun facts about: New Zealand

Did you know? Some interesting facts about New Zealand!






  • -languages are English and Maori
  • -New Zealand means, "Land of the long white cloud"
  • -30 percent of the land are forests
  • -90 mile beach is only miles long
  • -first country to see the sunrise
  • -"kiwi" is either a bird or a native
  • -ostrich steak and black swan carppacio do not taste like chicken!
  • -new Zealand has two national anthems- God Save The Queen and God Defend New Zealand
  • -there are nine sheep to every human in New Zealand
  • -there are 9 billion beef and dairy cattle
  • -Sir Edmund Hilary was the first man to reach the peak of Mt. Everest- his face now adorns New Zealand's $5 bill.

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