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Why is New Zealand called New Zealand?

Abel Tasman sighted the islands in 1642 and named them Staten  Landt, assuming they were connected to land off the southern  tip of South America. In 1645 Dutch cartographer (MORE)

What can you get in New Zealand?

You can get almost anything that you can get in Australia, England, America or anywhere else in the western world.
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Where is New Zealand?

New Zealand is an island nation located about 2000km south east of  Australia, at 41 degrees south and 174 degrees east.    New Zealand is in the South Pacific ocean, (MORE)

Why do they call New Zealand New Zealand?

It was the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman who traveled the unexplored world who "discovered" New Zealand. He constructed crude maps/drawings of the islands (North, South and Stewa (MORE)

Who named New Zealand New Zealand?

Abel Tasman named the land Staten Landt, as it was thought to be connected to South America. Cook's voyages and surveying corrected that, and subsequently it was shown on Dutc (MORE)

How did they get to New Zealand?

If 'they' is meaning the Maori Warriors and Iwi who were originally living in New Zealand, they travelled to New Zealand by waka, which is a canoe type boat. If the question (MORE)

What is New Zealand?

A+ Students an independent nation    New Zealand is a westernised first-world country, located 1250  miles southeast of Australia, in the south-western Pacific Ocean. (MORE)

When was New Zealand named New Zealand?

New Zealand was originally named Staten Landt by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, as he thought it was connected to South America. In either 1644 or 1645, Dutch cartographers renam (MORE)