Legend has it that New Zealand was fished from the sea. Fact has it
that New Zealand was the last land mass on earth to be discovered,
making New Zealand the youngest country on earth.
New Zealand has a rich and fascinating history, reflecting
both our Maori and European heritage. Amazing Maori historic sites and
taonga (treasures), some dating back almost a thousand years, are a
contrast to many beautiful colonial buildings. A walk around any New
Zealand city today shows what a culturally diverse and fascinating
country we have become.
New Zealand’s awesome landscapes, lush forests, amazing wildlife and
pleasant climate make it a haven for many outdoor activities, and a
great place to unwind. New Zealand society is diverse, sophisticated,
and multicultural, and the honesty, friendliness, and openness of Kiwis
will impress you. And the great advantage of New Zealand is that all of
its diverse physical, cultural, and artistic landscapes are so close to