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1 Lucie Syrová

2 * Basic facts * Flag & the Government * Landscape * Historical facts * Inhabitants

3 * island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean * Aotearoa – land of the long white cloud * 4.2 mil inhabitants * 39 mil sheep (2007) * Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch * wool, wine

4 * blue ensign with the Union Flag + four stars (the Southern Cross) * constitutional monarchy * head of the state – Queen Elizabeth II * represented by the Governor General * parliamentary democracy, Prime Minister * Commonwealth of Nations

5 * the South and North Islands, a number of smaller islands * the Southern Alps – Mount Cook (3,754 m) * Fiordland – fiords, glaciers * the North Island – volcanoes * rolling pastures * unique species of animals, fungi and plants

6 * first settled by Eastern Polynesians between 1250 and 1300 * 1642 – first Europeans = Dutch explorer Abel Tasman * 1769 – James Cook mapped almost the entire coastline * 1840 – the Treaty of Waitangi * 1893 – all women granted the right to vote * 1907 – self-governing dominion within the British Empire

7 * young population * the Kiwis * European descendants * the Māori - the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand * haka, tattoo * the All Blacks *

8 * New Zealand. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Haka. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Treaty of Waitangi. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:

9 * NZ fern flag. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Flag of New Zealand. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * AIRCORN. New Zealand Cities. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Haka performed during US Defense Secretary's visit to New Zealand. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: S_Defense_Secretary%27s_visit_to_New_Zealand_%281%29.jpg S_Defense_Secretary%27s_visit_to_New_Zealand_%281%29.jpg * MAUNGATAUTARI ECOLOGICAL ISLAND TRUST. TeTuatahianui. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:


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