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New Zealand Quiz

If you come from New Zealand this should be easy. If not, then maybe not so easy! 15 Questions.

 
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1

What is the capital of New Zealand?

  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch

2

What is the name of the indigenous people of New Zealand?

  • Kiwis
  • Torres
  • Maori

3

What is the Maori name for New Zealand?

  • Aotearoa
  • Hawaiki
  • Waikicamoocow

4

What is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand?

  • Nelson
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin

5

What is the name of the New Zealand volcano which last had a major eruption in 1995/1996?

  • Mount Ruapehu
  • White Island
  • Tongariro

6

What was the name of the New Zealand yacht that won the Americas Cup in 1995?

  • Stienlager II
  • KZ-1
  • Black Magic

7

What is the nickname for the administrative building attached to the New Zealand Houses of Parliment in Wellington?

  • The Beehive
  • The Birds Nest
  • The Back Bencher

8

Which is the largest New Zealand city (by population)?

  • Christchurch
  • Auckland
  • Wellington

9

Place these buildings, monuments or locations to the correct city?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Te Papa Museum
  • Sky Tower
  • The Octagon
  • Pania of the Reef

Right

  • Dunedin
  • Auckland
  • Napier
  • Wellington

10

What River flows through the New Zealand city of Hamilton?

  • Buller River
  • Waikato River
  • Clutha River

11

Queenstown is located on the banks of which New Zealand lake?

  • Lake Manapouri
  • Lake Te Anau
  • Lake Wakatipu

12

What is the official name of the North Island of New Zealand?

  • Te Ika-a-Māui
  • Te Wai Pounamu
  • It doesn't have one

13

Place these New Zealand towns/cities in order from North to South

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  • Dunedin
  • Timaru
  • Greymouth
  • Westport

14

Which New Zealand township boasts it is the "Trout Capital of the World"?

  • Turangi
  • Taupo
  • Queenstown

15

Which traditional Maori cooking method involves digging a pit in the ground?

  • Umu
  • Piturn
  • Hangi

 

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