Constitution is non codified. Queen Elizabeth ll is represented by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, appointed on the advice of the PM, John Key. Queen Elizabeth Sir Jerry John Key ll Mateparae
National Party 59 seatsLabour Party 34 seatsGreen Party 14 seatsNZ First 8 seatsMāori Party 3 seatsACT 1 seatMana Party 1 seatUnited Future 1 seat
Cabinet Highest policy-making body in governmentResponsible for deciding significant government actions.
4 % (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism, Presbyte rianism Methodism34,7 and the New Zealand-% church, Ratana) (Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam)
Māori religion and pan-tribal political movement. Founded by Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana in the early 20th-century. He preached the Gospel to Māori people and called himself the "Māori Miracle Man“. In 1925 the Rātana Church was established as a separate church. It is made up of the spiritual laws (the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit, and the faithful angels ) and physical ones. Rātana and the Labour Party T.W. Rātana was interested in politics and he was determined to capture the Māori electorates to give a voice for his movement. He called on four followers to be the quarters of his body and rule the land. The first two Rātana MPs agreed to vote with Labour and made un an alliance. The four Māori electorates were held by Rātana affiliated members of Labour for decades until 1996. Nevertheless, the Rātana movement is still a major force in New Zealand politics.
What is a Kiwi? THE MAORI LANGUAGEA kiwi is a flightless nocturnal native bird, and the national bird of New Kia ora - Hello Zealand. It has a long beak with Kia ora tatou - Hello everyone nostrils on the end, and fossicks Tena koe - Greetings to you (said about at night feeding on small to one person) insects. However, over the years, Tena koutou - Greeting to you all New Zealanders have become Haere mai - Welcome known as Kiwis as well. Nau mai - Welcome Kei te pehea koe? - Hows it going? Kei te pai - Good Tino pai - Really good Haere ra - Farewell Ka kite ano - Until I see you again (Bye)
Painter s Rita Angus is a much-loved New Zealand artist who painted beautiful New Zealand landscapes and a large number of self- portraits. Colin McCahon painted a large number of landscapes and used text, often of a religious nature, in many of his works. His Practical Religion 1969, featuring the words I AM, has become an iconic NewRita Angus (1908 - Zealand artwork. Colin McCahon (1919 - 1987)1970)
Writers Sports The New Zealand mens national rugby union team, known as the All Blacks, represent New Zealand in what is regarded as its nationalKatherine Mansfield (1888 - 1923) sport The All Blacks are the Rugby WorldOne of the finest short-story Cup champions, the IRBs Team of the Year,writers in English. the leading points scorers of all time and the only international rugby team with a winningStories: The Dolls House, At record against every test nation they have everthe Bay, and The Garden Party‘. played.
Fashion an Music// On film Industry New Zealand fashion used to be largely a copy of European styles. Now it is a vibrant and dynamic industry with a range of influences, including those of Maori and theKaren Walker Pacific Islands.
Crown Lynn Railways Cup Rail transport was once the major mode of transport in New Zealand and an important part of the culture, as well as the infrastructure. On the overnight express from Wellington to Auckland, passengers would stop for a cup of tea along the way.The steaming brew wasL & P - National Soft Drink also served in anL & P was originally called Paeroa and Lemon, incredibly sturdythough the name was later reversed, and then railways mug, madeshorted to L & P. This drink is still popular by New Zealandsthroughout New Zealand today. Crown Lynn pottery.
Culture and Educacion in New Zealand GEOGRAPHY
On the eastern side of the island, in therain shadow of the Southern Alps, thehills are brown in late summer
The Bay of Islands is the cradle of NewZealand’s history. This idyllic harbour ofislands is where wars were fought, wherefounding document, the Treaty ofWaitangi, was signed and where the firstParliament was formed.
In Rotorua you can witness firsthand the country’s turbulentgeological history in the hotsprings, bubbling mud pools andsoaring geysers.
Hawke’s Bay is landscape ofrugged ranges, undulating plains and long sandy beaches
Hawke’s Bay is wine country; aplace to savour world-class redwines and dine on fine artisanfood.
Two-thirds of South Island aremountains. The rest of thelandscape comes from thosemountains
The sunlight here can quickly burnskin from September to April, evenon cloudy days.
New Zealands average rainfall is highand evenly spread throughout the year,what makes New Zealand an ideal placefor farming and horticulture.
Snow typically appears during themonths of June through October, though cold snaps can occur outside these months.
RESOURCE SNatural resources: Timber, naturalgas, iron sand, coal.
Industry: insurance and business services; manufacturing; personal and community services; transport and communication; wholesaletrade; construction; government administration and defence
International tourism bodyPacific Asia Travel AssociationThe United Nations World Tourism OrganisationBest of Golf New ZealandBest of Spa New ZealandCruise New ZealandFood and Wine Marketing NetworkSki Tourism Marketing Network
Te Urewera – Most famous for its remote, rugged forest and lakes, it includes the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk. Tongariro – A dual World Heritage area and a place of extremes and surprises; featuring active volcanoes and the Tongariro Northern Circuit Great Walk. Whanganui – Tramping tracks through wild lowland forests and river trips down the mighty Whanganui are popular activities. Egmont – Dominated by the 2518m high volcanic peak of Mt Taranaki (also known as Mt Egmont), which offers a challenging climb and spectacular views.
Abel Tasman – Known as the finest coastal walk in the country with goldenbeaches and sculptured granite cliffs surrounded by diverse native forest.Featuring the Abel Tasman Coast Track Great Walk.Kahurangi – Covering the West Coast at the top of the South Island it includesthe Heaphy Track, the longest of the country’s Great Walks. Nelson Lakes – Protects the northern-most Southern Alps and offers tranquilbeech forest, craggy mountains, clear streams and lakes both big and small.Westland Tai Poutini – Extends from the highest peaks of the Southern Alps tothe rugged and remote beaches of the wild West Coast. Mount Aspiring – Straddling the southern end of the Southern Alps it’s a walkersparadise and a must for mountaineers. The three largest of 100 glaciers in theregion flank Mount Aspiring itself.Fiordland – One of the great wilderness areas of the Southern Hemisphere withThe Kepler, Milford and Routeburn tracks, each highlighting different aspects ofthis spectacular park.
Paparoa – Most famous for the Pancake Rocks andblowholes of Dolomite Point, near the settlement ofPunakaiki. Arthurs Pass – A park of contrasts, with drybeech/tawhai forest in the east and luxuriantrainforest on western slopes.Aoraki/Mount Cook – New Zealands great alpinepark with the highest mountains and the largestglaciers. Rakiura National Park – Explore pristine beaches,sheltered inlets, and coastal forest, and see seals,penguins, kiwi, weka and many other birds. Makes upabout 85 percent of Stewart Island/Rakiura.