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Through the provision of imperative, relevant and practical equipment, services and experiences Variety – the Children’s Charity and its supporters serve children who may fall through the cracks of government funding or other aid.

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Modeled on Vietnam Vets Against the War, LEAP brings unquestionable credibility and first hand experience to its critique of our drug policies to wide audiences. Find out why Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow said, "Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is a singular organization whose credibility and experience provide ...See More one of the strongest voices against the War on Drugs anywhere in the world." Show Less

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The Usher Syndrome Coalition is working to cure the most common cause of combined deafness and blindness.
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Clean Water
New Zealand boasts a rich biodiversity and has a thriving tourism sector based on the sweeping landscapes that characterize the country.1 Thus, the government and the Ministry of the Environment are very concerned with how climate change will negatively affect the countryâ's environment.2 New Zealand could see rising average temperatures, a rise in the sea level, irregular rainfall, and an increase in storms. In order to plan for and mitigate these effects, New Zealand has begun developing adaptation and preparation plans to the infrastructure in order to minimize the results.3 By 2050, the temperature will rise by more than 1 degree Celsius and there will be hotter summers and much colder winters.4 The water resources in the country will diminish resources in the North and ...See More East and drastically increase in the West. Climate change will also increase the instances of droughts and floods.5 The government of New Zealand has developed the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme in order to reduce the overall amount of greenhouse gases in the energy, forestry, and agricultural sectors.6 Show Less

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New Zealand News

BuzzFeed News 
The controversy surrounding the Netflix teen drama13 Reasons Why has made its way to New Zealand, where the government censor has moved to ensure parents or guardians are always present if those aged under 18 watch the Selena Gomez-produced ... See more..
New Zealand's strong economy and isolation make it an increasingly attractive place to live amid the global uncertainties caused by terrorism, Brexit and Donald Trump's U.S. presidency. ASB Bank economists expect immigration levels to remain elevated ... See more..
Radio New Zealand 
The panel investigating social problems in rugby will deliver a very confronting report says New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew. Following a series of off field incidents last year, including the Chiefs Strippergate incident, New Zealand Rugby ... See more..
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Wall Street Journal (subscription) 
WELLINGTON, New Zealand—In recent years, this remote South Pacific country has caught the eye of Hollywood filmmakers, Chinese billionaires and even a future adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump. Now, the picturesque nation of fewer than five ... See more..
Financial Times 
New Zealand's NZ$12.2bn ($8.4bn) dairy industry produced 21bn litres of milk in 2015-16, according to DairyNZ. The nation is the eighth-largest milk producer in the world, accounting for 3 per cent of global production, but it is the world's largest ... See more..
New Zealand Herald 
Since the beginning the Super Rugby season, Radio Sport Rugby Editor Nigel Yalden has presented his NZ Form Team of the Week for your collective contemplation. Now, as we prepare to move into the second half of the tournament, we have collated his ... See more.. 
Team New Zealand have survived an alarming nose-dive in high winds during their latest training session in Bermuda. The Kiwis were venturing out of the harbour to the training zone on the Great Sound when a gust they estimated to be 24.3 knots caught ... See more..
Is Bruno Mars coming to New Zealand? 31 min ago. share. Source: 1 NEWS. A teaser video posted by Live Nation Australia and New Zealand reveals Bruno Mars could be coming to New Zealand. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0: ... See more..
Minneapolis Star Tribune 
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A French tourist is recovering in a New Zealand hospital after she was bitten on the leg by a shark while bodyboarding. Catlins Surf School owner Nick Smart says the woman was playing in the surf with her boyfriend and ... See more..
Marlborough Express 
Air New Zealand has been asked to reconsider direct flights between Blenheim and Christchurch, but in a case of 'no means no' the airline is standing by its original decision. Marlborough Mayor John Leggett met with Air New Zealand regional affairs ... See more..
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Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia

Total 267,710 sq km
Land 267,710 sq km
Water NA

***NOTE*** includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands

temperate with sharp regional contrasts
Natural Resources

natural gas, iron ore, sand, coal, timber, hydropower, gold, limestone ;
Natural Hazards

earthquakes are common, though usually not severe; volcanic activity

volcanism: significant volcanism on North Island; Ruapehu (elev. 2,797 m), which last erupted in 2007, has a history of large eruptions in the past century; Taranaki has the potential to produce dangerous avalanches and lahars; other historically active volcanoes include Okataina, Raoul Island, Tongariro, and White Island significant volcanism on North Island; Ruapehu (elev. 2,797 m), which last erupted in 2007, has a history of large eruptions in the past century; Taranaki has the potential to produce dangerous avalanches and lahars; other historically active volcanoes include Okataina, Raoul Island, Tongariro, and White Island
Current Environmental Issues

deforestation; soil erosion; native flora and fauna hard-hit by invasive species


New Zealand
4,365,113 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups


Over the past 20 years the government has transformed New Zealand from an agrarian economy dependent on concessionary British market access to a more industrialized, free market economy that can compete globally. This dynamic growth has boosted real incomes - but left behind some at the bottom of the ladder - and broadened and deepened the technological capabilities of the industrial sector. Per capita income rose for ten consecutive years until 2007 in purchasing power parity terms, but fell in 2008-09. Debt-driven consumer spending drove robust growth in the first half of the decade, helping fuel a large balance of ...See More payments deficit that posed a challenge for economic managers. Inflationary pressures caused the central bank to raise its key rate steadily from January 2004 until it was among the highest in the OECD in 2007-08; international capital inflows attracted to the high rates further strengthened the currency and housing market, however, aggravating the current account deficit. The economy fell into recession before the start of the global financial crisis and contracted for five consecutive quarters in 2008-09. In line with global peers, the central bank cut interest rates aggressively and the government developed fiscal stimulus measures. The economy posted a 2% decline in 2009, but pulled out of recession late in the year, and achieved roughly 2% per year growth in 2010-12. Nevertheless, key trade sectors remain vulnerable to weak external demand. The government plans to raise productivity growth and develop infrastructure, while reining in government spending. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$134.2 billion (2012 est.); $130.8 billion (2011 est.); $129 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

15.1% of GDP (2012 est.); 14.5% of GDP (2011 est.); 16% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

dairy products, lamb and mutton; wheat, barley, potatoes, pulses, fruits, vegetables; wool, beef; fish

food processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking and insurance, tourism, mining