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Official Name: Aotearoa (Maori) New Zealand (English)
Currency: (using values from Wednesday, February 16, 2005)
1 New Zealand Dollar = US$0.713
1 US Dollar = NZD$1.401
The New Zealand flag was introduced in 1869 and officially adopted in 1902. The British blue ensign reflects the country's colonial heritage, while the emblem of the constellation of the Southern Cross reflects its geographic location.
Anthems: "God Defend New Zealand" and "God Save the Queen"
January - 23° C (74° F)
July 8° C (46° F)
January - 20° C (68° F)
July - 6° C (42° F)
Annual Precipitation (Average):
Wellington - 1230 mm (48 in)
Auckland - 1850 mm (73 in)