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New Zealand

The Geography of New Zealand By Clayton Brown Kirkpatrick Period 7 February 25, 1996 The well-known country of New Zealand is a small, resourceful nation located 1,000 miles off Australia's south east coast. New Zealand has an impressive economy that continues to grow, a physical landscape that attracts people from around the globe, and although small, New Zealand is a respected nation for its advanced civilization and stable government. The geography of this prestigious nation can be...

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Climate Change in New Zealand

Lloyd Auckland New Zealand. Abstract New Zealand is known globally for its clean, green image, but climate change, the build up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, through the burning of fossile fules has been predicted to negatively impact New Zealand in many ways. Environmentally, temperatures and sea levels will rise, along with the frequency of extreme weather conditions such as droughts. The increased frequency of droughts will have a significant impact on the New Zealand economy due to...

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The Maori of New Zealand

The Maori of New Zealand The Maori people, the natives of New Zealand, have played a strong part in the development and success of the small island nation. Their ferocity and determination won the respect of the colonizing English, and to this day they are esteemed members of the society. They hold positions in their government and are in control of their own destinies. Their greetings and posture when having their picture taken for the outside world is a part of culture that I would like to discuss...

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Tourism in New Zealand

Tourism in New Zealand I have chosen to look at tourism in New Zealand because as a country they are very open, they want to attract a lot of visitors, and they also have many interesting tourism products available for a variety of people. New Zealand does a lot of advertising to young people looking to go backpacking and older people for the scenery. New Zealand’s economy does not rely on the tourism industry but it does play a big part of the income. Part 1 1. Tourism Products New Zealand tends...

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Nuclear Ban in New Zealand

going on all the time, in the past, present and future. A significant affair is when New Zealand became a nuclear-free zone.This had many effects on local and international countries including America, France and the Pacific Islands. The Rainbow Warrior had a huge impact on this law as well. The trading market, environment and immigration were also effected because of the new legislation and clean ways of New Zealand. Nuclear power is a radioactive chemical reaction that heats water to steam, that...

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The New Zealand Government

Government Essay: The New Zealand government at both a Local and National level is an excellent example of a modern, Representative Democracy. Different election systems, including First Past the Post (FPP), Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) and Single Transferable Vote (STV), are used to allow electors to select representatives to sit on Councils, Boards and in Parliament. Some elements of Constitutional Monarchy are present in the New Zealand system of democratically elected representatives within...

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Nuclear-Free New Zealand

Nuclear free New Zealand history evaluation To do this project I have had to research, annotate and gather information about the topic that I choose. The topic is Nuclear Free New Zealand, I opted for this topic because I had never studied it before and I was interested on learning more about it. Gathering the information was quite easy, I think I’ve got plenty of it and it should be enough to cover the entire subject. Annotating the information was quite hard as I was short of ideas and I...

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Income Inequality in New Zealand

Income Inequality in New Zealand The purpose of this report is to examine inequality and inequity in New Zealand income between ethnicity, gender and education. It will look at the positive and negative effects in income inequality. Inequality is the unequal distribution of household or individual income across various participants in an economy and inequity is unfairness involving favourtism and bias. To conduct my investigation I looked at articles and websites which contained information which...

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Colloquial English in New Zealand

English in New Zealand (NZEng) Grammar Very few differences: Like AusEng ‘shall’ and ‘should’ avoidance “Will I see you there?” as in ScotEng Singular verb agreement preferred The team is playing badly “in the weekend” rather than at / on Vocabulary Includes Australianisms Some distinct NZEng items Maori loanwords Mostly in colloquial usage & slang More colloquially… to farewell tramping ...

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Racism in New Zealand

found myself trawling through Facebook. I had just finished watching a Close Up story on a guy I know – Wikatana Popata, who they were calling the new face of Māori protest – and I decided to go and check the story’s feedback on the Close Up page on Facebook. What I found was that this story, like many in the past, had scratched the surface of New Zealand society, and revealed the sickeningly racist underbelly which exists. Subject to a degree of anonymity, Facebook users felt free to comment honestly...

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