Country File: New Zealand

Fourth on our Tahiti trip planning list is today’s Country File: New Zealand – Aotearoa, commonly known as New Zealand!

Flag of New Zealand

New Zealand joined UNESCO on 04 November 1946, making it a real country by everywhs.com‘s standard; it has 3 inscribed and 8 tentative World Heritage Sites, and 1 finalists on the New 7 Wonders lists:

Inscribed:
Tongariro National Park (1990)
Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand (1990)
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands (1998)

Tentative:
Auckland Volcanic Fields (30/03/2007)
Waters and seabed of Fiordland (Te Moana O Atawhenua) (30/03/2007)
Kahurangi National Park, Farewell Spit and Canaan karst system (30/03/2007)
Kerikeri Basin historic precinct (30/03/2007)
Kermadec Islands and Marine reserve (30/03/2007)
Napier Art Deco historic precinct (30/03/2007)
Whakarua Moutere (North East Islands) (30/03/2007)
Waitangi Treaty Grounds historic precinct (30/03/2007)

New 7 Wonders finalists:
Milford Sound

MTP counts New Zealand as 13 places in 2 regions:

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p dir=”ltr”>Pacific Ocean:
Chatham Islands
Kermadec Islands
North Island
South Island
Tokelau Islands

Antarctica-Subantarctic:
Antipodes Islands
Auckland Islands
Balleny Islands
Bounty Islands
Campbell Islands
Ross Dependency (to S. Pole)
Scott Island
Snares Islands

and TCC counts it as 4 places in 2 regions:

Pacific Ocean:

  • Chatham Islands
  • New Zealand
  • Tokelau Islands (Fakaofu, Atafu, Union)

Antarctica:

  • New Zealand (Ross Dependency)

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