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Where exactly is New Zealand?

Where exactly is New Zealand?

South Pacific Ocean
New Zealand is located in the South Pacific Ocean at 41°S 174°E, near the centre of the water hemisphere. It is a long and narrow country, extending 1,600 kilometres (990 mi) along its north-north-east axis with a maximum width of 400 kilometres (250 mi).

Is NZ South East Asia?

Tourism New Zealand’s portfolio in South East Asia comprises Singapore, Malaysia and the emerging markets of Indonesia and the Philippines. Many visitors from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore tend to travel in the off-peak shoulder seasons.

What continent is New Zealand located in?

New Zealand is located in the continent of Oceania. It is composed of two major islands and an additional chain of smaller islands. The major islands are referred to as the North and the South Islands. The islands are located on the Southwestern Pacific ocean. New Zealand is quite isolated from other major land masses.

What’s the difference between New Zealand and Australia?

New Zealand is more a South Pacific Island nation and is part of Australasia geographically or the area that includes Australia and New Zealand. However, the Australian continent is very close to Indonesia so Australia can be said to be part of South East Asia, but not New Zealand.

Which is the nearest country to Australia New Zealand?

The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Its’ geographical coordinates 27.000oS 144.000oE.

Where are Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea located?

Physiographically, Australasia includes New Zealand, Australia (including Tasmania), and Melanesia: Papua New Guinea and neighbouring islands north and east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. The designation is sometimes applied to all the lands and islands of the Pacific Ocean lying between the equator and latitude 47° south.