New Zealand:

  • National Reserves Make Up 30 Percent of the Country.

If we think of New Zealand, we all come to mind its extensive green hills and forests full of lush vegetation. Mount CookMilford Sound, Tongariro, Coromandel… One of the reasons that make this country a natural paradise, as well as the great ecological awareness of its people, is that a third of the country is considered a protected national reserve.

  • Wellington Is the Most Southerly Capital in the World.

  • There Are Five Sheep for Every Resident in New Zealand

  • The first country with universal suffrage


This means that New Zealand was the first country in which the vote for women was approved, in 1893. Long before in most of the countries in the world.



  • The kiwi is not only a fruit

If you travel to Aotearoa, you must be careful when using the word kiwi, since there they use it with three different meanings. A dry kiwi is a person who was born in New Zealand, a kiwi bird is a bird that is also used as a national symbol and, of course, there is the kiwi fruit to refer to the delicious fruit!

  • The town with the longest name in the world

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. No, we haven’t started pounding on the keyboard to see what came out. This is the name of a town on the east coast of New Zealand and its translation from Maori goes something like this: “The place where Tamatea, the man on the big knees who slipped, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as the land eater, he played the flute to his loved one”. Funny name for a town, right? 

  • It was the last country in the world to be inhabited by humans

New Zealand’s history dates back just a few hundred years. This country was inhabited by the first humans only 800 years ago and it was, of course, the Maori who arrived first. Kia Kaha!



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