New Zealand

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John Key

Prime Minister in 2009

Wellington Auckland Russell

New Zealand's 3 capitals

Kiwi

Nickname for a New Zealander

1840

Date Treaty of Waitangi signed

Famous suffragette

Kate Sheppard

Edmund Hillary

First to climb Mt Everest

Foveaux Strait

Body of water between the South Island and Stewart Island

French

Which nationality settled in Akaroa

Danes

Which nationality settled the town of Dannevirk

Jenny Shipley

First female Prime Minister

All Blacks

NZ's rugby team

Bungy Jumping

Extrene sport created by AJ Hackett

Earnest Rutherford

First to split the atom

Christchurch

Largest South Island City

Silver Ferns

NZ's netball team

Rangi

The Sky Father (maori legend)

Papatuanuku

The Earth Mother (maori legend)

Tanemahuta

God of the Forests (maori legend)

Tangaroa

God of the Seas (maori legend)

Maui

Pulled up New Zealand (maori legend)

Waikato

Longest river

Aorangi

Tallest mountain (in Maori)

Lake Taupo

Largest lake

Cape Reinga

Northern most point of mainland

Auckland

Largest city

4

Population to nearest million (2009)

Clutha

Longest river in South Island

Oban

Main settlement in Stewart Island

John Walker

First to brake 3'50" barrier in 1 mile running race

Beehive

Nickname for Parliament building

Rotorua

City famous for geysers

Sky Tower

Tallest building

1987

Year NZ won Rugby World Cup

Think Big

Collective name for huge national infrastructure project of 1980/s

MMP

Parliamentary voting system in 2009

Richard Seddon

First Prime Minister

Moa

Largest flightless bird ever (now extinct)

English Maori Sign Language

3 Official languages

National

Current ruling party in Government

3

How many years between each election

230/240

What voltage does New Zealand use

Abel Tasman

Which European discovered New Zealand

Hawaiiki

What land did the Maori originate from

Captain James Cook

Who first set foot on New Zealand

People of the land

What does Tangata Whenua mean

Australia New Zealand United Staes

ANZUS

Union Jack

Which flag is part of New Zealand's flag

First Commercial radio station

Why is Radio Hauraki famous

Victoria Cross

Highest military award for bravery

White Island

Active volcanic island

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