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1. Name the Dutch explorer who first ‘discovered’ New Zealand in 1642?
2. Name the British explorer who landed on New Zealand in 1769?
3. What is the Maori name for New Zealand?
4. What is the name of the treaty that was signed in 1840 between representatives of the British Crown and 530-540 Maori chieftains?
5. On what date was this treaty signed?
6. What is the name of the Maori warrior who cut down the British flagstaff at Waitangi four times?
7. What is the current (2015) population of New Zealand to the nearest hundred thousand?
8. How many sheep are there in New Zealand (2014) to the nearest ten million?
9. What is the name of a popular New Zealand made ice cream that consists of plain vanilla ice cream with small solid lumps of honeycomb toffee?
10. What is the name of a popular New Zealand fruit with a brown furry skin and is green or gold inside?
11. What is the name of a fizzy drink that was originally formulated in New Zealand?
12. What is the name of New Zealand’s national rugby team?
13. Name the great Maori New Zealand female opera singer who holds the title of “Dame”?
14. What is the name of the expanse of water between New Zealand’s two main islands?
15. How many words are there in the longest place name in New Zealand?

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Created Sep 16, 2017ReportNominate
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