NEW ZEALAND FAST FACTS
Fast Facts
Governor General : Hon Sir Anand Satyanand
Prime Minister : Hon John Phillip Key
Deputy Prime Minister : Hon Simon William English
Leader of the Opposition : Hon Phil Goff
Population : 4.55 million
Capital : Wellington
Largest City : Auckland
Major languages : English, Maori
Main exports : Wool, food and dairy products, wood and paper products
Country code : 64
Emergency : 111
Electricity : 230 V AC, 50 Hz
Season : High Season Dec-Feb
Low Season Jun-Aug
Area : 270,534 Sq km
Highest point : Mount Cook (3,754 m or 12313 ft)
Deepest lake : Lake Hauroko (462 m 1515 ft)
Largest lake : Lake Taupo (606 km or 234 miles)
Longest river : Waikato River (425 km or 264 miles long)
Largest glacier : Tasman Glacier (29 km or 18 miles long)
Deepest cave : Nettlebed, Mount Arthur (889 m or 2916 ft)
Length of coastline : 15,811 km (9824 miles)