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  New Zealand
  Prime Minister  Jacinda Ardern 2 20 +26.67%
  House of Representatives  New Zealand Labour Party 0 20 +26.67%
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 Gisborne Region   
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 Manawatu-Wanganui Region   
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 Otago Region   
 Southland Region   
 Taranaki Region   
 Tasman Region   
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 West Coast Region   
 Chatham Islands   
  Governor General of New Zealand  Patricia Lee Reddy 0 16 A +100.00%
  Queen of New Zealand  Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor (Elizabeth II) 3 52 A +100.00%
Overseas Dependency
 Cook Islands   
Party Leadership
  ACT  David Seymour 1 14 +100.00%
  Advance New Zealand  Jami-Lee Ross 1 20 +0.00%
   Billy Te Kahika 0 20 +50.00%
  Conservative Party  Leighton Baker 1 17 +100.00%
 Green Party   
  Labour Party  Jacinda Ardern 1 17 +100.00%
  Mana Party  Hone Harawira 1 11 +100.00%
  Māori Party  Rawiri Waititi 1 20 +0.00%
  Debbie Ngarewa-Packer 0 20 +50.00%
  National Party  Judith Collins 1 20 +100.00%
  New Zealand First  Winston Peters 1 93 +100.00%
  The Opportunities Party  Geoff Simmons 1 18 +45.65%
Initiatives and Referenda
 New Zealand National Initiatives & Referenda   

Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
South Pacific Ocean  
Southern Ocean  
Tasman Sea  

Established September 26, 1907
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedGerald Farinas April 21, 2004 05:25pm
Description New Zealand

New Zealand is a Polynesian nation located in Oceania off the coast of southeast Australia in the South Pacific Ocean. At 268,680 square kilometers, New Zealand is about the size of the State of Colorado.

The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about 800 AD. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year, the British began the first organized colonial settlement. A series of land wars between 1843 and 1872 ended with the defeat of the native peoples. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907 and supported the United Kingdom militarily in both World Wars.

New Zealand remains a parliamentary democracy to this day, led by the Prime Minister. The Queen of New Zealand is the Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Royal Armed Forces. She is represented by the Governor General who fulfills all royal duties in the dominion.

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