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New Zealand

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Agenda New Zealand History New Zealand today Maori culture Legend of New Zealand Fun facts Sources History first polynesian settlers 1300 AD Abel Tasman first discovered NZ 1642 James Cook mapped NZ 1769/ 70 1840 self governing British colony (Treaty of Waitangi) extensive british settlement 1893 first country to let women vote support for Britain in the world wars 1950s Maori protest moving GFS by Lisa Schubert 14.05.2013 New Zealand today 1.600 km long, 450km widest part total area of 270.000km² languages: english & maori population: 4.451.000 capital: Wellington Wellington Christchurch Auckland biggest city: Auckland head of state: Queen Elizabeth II currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD) time zone: NZST (CET+11) Maori culture Aotearoa Carvings & textile arts tattoos (Moko) legends & songs haka (war dance) hangi feast kiwi is a slang term for person and the name of the native flightless bird. Ninety-mile beach is 55miles long (88,2 km) Lord of the Rings was entirely filmed in NZ Baldwin street in Dunedin is the worlds steepest road. 9 sheep per person Sources http://en.18dao.net/File:Map-New_Zealand.jpg http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/history http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_New_Zealand http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wellingtonbysteffen.JPG http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_zealand http://history-nz.org/index.html http://www.funnewzealandtravel.com/life/50-fun-facts-about-new-zealand-part-1 / -part-2 http://galerie.monalisastudio.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/maori-tattoo-2-Tuskevar-Tattoo-Art-+-Teglas-Istvan.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/58/New_Zealand_-_Maori_rowing_-_8446.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_WxUKZe8eyeo/S-Zm-BBfjyI/AAAAAAAAAWI/XeTME_bcbW0/s1600/mori+carvings.JPG https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-A4qrOH_Mu8c/TYlFJ7GWK_I/AAAAAAAAA44/tUURi07Uu2I/s1600/069f+Neufeld+Waitangi+Day+Fe+6+2010+Hangi+feast+%25289%2529e.JPG http://www.virtualoceania.net/newzealand/culture/maori/ http://adventuresofabeautyqueen.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/newzealand_maori-tattoo.jpg http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/mythbusters/3million-people-60million-sheep.aspx Dorling Kindersley Vis-á-Vis Neuseeland (2002) Lonely Planet New Zealand (2012) Fun Facts Thanks for your attention Any questions? http://www.olstars.com/images/flags/Big/nz.gif First country to see the sunrise http://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/archive/tiger/images/Christchurch_square.jpg http://www.kiwibird.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/baby-kiwi.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/86/Hobbiton.jpg http://de.academic.ru/pictures/dewiki/87/Whitecliffs_Sheep.jpg http://wallpapersus.com/wallpapers/2012/07/birds-fruits-humor-funny-kiwi-illustrations-photomanipulations-white-background-900x1440.jpg http://www.naszanowazelandia.pl/datastore/upload/users/23/b167850b8f4df8c5514548c4ee8ed086_te_ika_a_mauijpg.jpg http://www.linz.govt.nz/sites/default/files/placenames/about-geographic-board/maps-publications/images/nth-island-front-lg.jpg http://www.newzealand.com/au/feature/the-legend-of-new-zealand/
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