ABOUT NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand is a country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. Capital Wellington is on the North Island and is home to Te Papa Tongarewa, which is the expansive national museum.
Wellington’s dramatic Mt. Victoria, along with the South Island’s Fiordland and Southern Lakes, stood in for mythical Middle Earth in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” films. New Zealand is a developed country with a high-income economy. It ranks high in health, education, economic freedom, and quality of life.