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Explore New Zealand/Aotearoa: Epic Nature. Māori Foundations. First In Women's Suffrage. Penguins!

New Zealand, or Aotearoa, the commonly-used Māori name, may already be on your bucket list. Even if it isn't, come on along as we visit this amazing country and have an excellent cup of tea!

20 Interesting Facts About New Zealand That You Probably Didn’t Know - For example, not only was it the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote, it’s also the only country in the world where all the highest positions in government have been simultaneously held by women. That's just a start...
New Zealand in Ultra HD - An excellent 19-minute video showcasing New Zealand's eye-popping natural beauty. For a more specific look at scenic highlights, check out: 14 of the Most Beautiful Places in New Zealand.
Discover Māori Culture - The Māori are the tangata whenua, the Indigenous people, of New Zealand. Today, one in seven New Zealanders identify as Māori. Their history, language and traditions are central to New Zealand’s identity.
Penguins of New Zealand - In this 4-minute video, learn about the world's penguin capital -- New Zealand! More species of penguins call New Zealand home, than any other country. Of the 19 species of living penguins, nine breed in New Zealand or its territories, and another six are visitors.
Virtual Vacation: New Zealand - This is your deep dive into New Zealand's sights, novels, movies, music, and culture. Find more general information about New Zealand/Aotearoa here: New Zealand-Aotearoa Country Profile.
Time for Tea - New Zealanders once consumed more tea per capita than any other nation in the world. Although they've now slipped to #7 in the world as tea-drinkers, tea still has a special place in New Zealand's history and culture.
New Zealand Guide to Tea Etiquette - Yes, the Kiwis do take their tea drinking seriously!
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