General Information

Capital : Wellington

 

Major Cities : Auckland, Christchurch

 

Official Language : English

 

Time Zone : GMT+10 World Time Clock

 

Currency : New Zealand dollar (NZD) Free Currency Calculator

 

Population : 4,306,400 (2008)

 

Median Age : 33.1 years

 

Growth Rate : 1.4%

 

Net migration rate : 4.26 migrants per 1000 population (2003). In 2004/05 10,000 more New Zealanders left the country than arrived.

 

Life expectancy at birth : 78.32 years

 

GDP per capita : $30 049