New Zealand Facts

New Zealand Facts:
Human Population:   4.1 million
Sheep Population:    40 million
Capital city:             Wellington (pop 368,000 )
People:                   88% European (Pakeha), 12% Maori, Polynesian & Asian
Languages:              English and Maori
Religion:                  Predominantly Christian (81%)
Government:           Independent member of the British Commonwealth
Favorite sports:        Rugby – The “All blacks”
National Symbols:    The Kiwi, a small flightless bird.
                              The Silver Fern, emblem for national sporting teams.