Treaty of Rarontonga
This treaty in 1985 declared the South Pacific to be a nuclear free zone.
New Zealand's first settlers were a Polynesian people who began arriving in he islands as early as the 9th centure CE. What do we call New Zealand's natives today?
The monarch of what nation is recognized by New Zealand as it's head of state, despite otherwise being an independent Nation.
What sea separates Australia and New Zealand?
Tonariro National Park
This national park on the North Island of New Zealand contains the country's three active volcanoes.
This New Zealand volcano erupted in 1995.
Because of its many geysers and fumaroles, New Zealand derives about 7% from this source.
Name the largest lake on the North Island of New Zealand.
Name the massive mountain chain that runs along the west coast of New Zealand's South Island.
New Zealand's highest mountain is also called Aorangi, and it rises 12,316 feet near the center of the Southern Alps.
Franz Josef Glacier
This glacier in New Zealand is unique in that it ends in a temperate rain forest.
At 1,900 feet high, this New Zealand waterfall is the 4th highest in the world.
Name this bird, which is the beloved national bird of New Zealand.
This is the largest city and principal port of New Zealand, located on North Island.
This North Island city is the 2nd largest in New Zealand as well as being the capital and seat of government. Because it straddles a fault, it is earthquake-prone.
Most of Australia's British settlers were what?
In the 1850s what was discovered in new South Wales?
Name the 2 official languages of New Zealand
What religion describes the majority of New Zealanders?
Australia is the world's ____ largest country.
Uluru, Ayers Rock
Give two names for Australia's most famous landmark, a large sandstone rock formation in the center of the country.
Name Australia's highest mountain.
Name this island off the southeastern coast of Australia which is famous for its distinct wildlife.
Great Barrier Reef
Name the largest coral reef in the world which is home to 400 types of coral and 1,500 varieties of fish.
Half of Australia's mammals are these animals that carrying their young in pouches.
This 10-13 foot tall flightless bird once inhabited New Zealand before being hunted to extinction by the Maori.
What was finally granted to Australian Aborigines in 1967?
This is the capital of Australia and the only one of its cities not located on the coast.
This is Australia's largest city and a major tourist destination with more than 70 beaches.
Sydney Opera House
Name this landmark in Australia's third largest city.
40,000-70,000 years ago, these humans crossed the land bridges and shallow seas that connected Ice Age Asia to Australia. What do we call their descendents, the native people of Australia?