Interesting facts about New Zealand

New Zealand’s Southern Alps are bigger than the Swiss, French and Austrian Alps combined!  They rise to over 2,000 meters in a spine across the back of the South Island.

There are nine sheep to every human in New Zealand

Ninety Mile Beach in the North Island is only 55 miles long.

The word “kiwi” refers to New Zealand’s native flightless bird and is also used as a slang term for a New Zealander. “Kiwifruit” is what Kiwis call Chinese Gooseberries.

You drive on the left side of the road in New Zealand, and always give way to cars on your right.

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