New Zealand

New Zealand

  • Client: John Smith
  • Start: July 20, 2018
  • Category: Business
  • Finish: October 12, 2018

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island —and more than 700 smaller islands, covering a total area of 268,021 square kilometers. New Zealand is a welcoming, diverse country with a history of Māori, European, Pacific Island, and Asian immigration. This rich blend of cultures, combined with geologically fascinating landscapes and unique flora and fauna, make New Zealand an exciting country to explore.

Interesting Facts:

  • New Zealand is the first country to see the sunrise.
  • New Zealanders (kiwis) are friendly and down-to-earth people who embrace the spirit of manaakitanga, or hospitality.
  • Māori culture is an integral part of life in New Zealand, influencing everything from cuisine to customs, and language.
  • Taki promise – Care for New Zealand – In New Zealand, they believe to have a special connection with the land they come from and a duty of care is instilled in then from a young age. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand. For now, and for future generations.
  • The Blue Lake, in the Nelson Lakes National Park, currently holds the record for having the clearest waters in the world. Remarkably it has a visibility range of up to 80 meters. Its Maori name is ‘Rotomairewhenua’ which means ‘Lake of Peaceful Lands’.
  • It was the last country in the world to be inhabited by humans.
  • The car has always been the number one choice of travel in New Zealand. The roads are pretty good, the scenery is very good and you have the freedom to go where you want, when you want. Speaking of driving, cars are just as prevalent in New Zealand! It’s not quite to the tune of 9:1 people ratio, but they estimate there are 2.5 million cars on New Zealand roads. That’s a fair few considering there are only around 4.5 million people.