New Zealand questions This is a list of recently added questions about New Zealand. Which country is the leading producer of wool?Australia is the leading producer of wool (25% of global production) which is mostly from Merino sheep. Other large producters of wool are New Zealand, China and the United States (mostly in Texas and New Mexico).Created by: globalquiz.organimals of Australia riddles »hard 43% United StatesUnited States242New ZealandNew Zealand2210AustraliaAustralia2262ArgentinaArgentina494 Which capital is the most southern in the world?Wellington is also the most remote capital city in the world, the farthest away from any other capital city.Created by: globalquiz.orgcapitals riddles »hard 45% SydneySydney1635PretoriaPretoria1467WellingtonWellington4751Santiago de ChileSantiago de Chile2630 Who discovered New Zealand?Dutchmen. New Zealand was discovered by Dutch capitan Abel Tasman. It is named after the Dutch province of Zealand (near the Belgian border today).Created by: globalquiz.orggeographic discoveries riddles »hard 49% EnglishmenEnglishmen6044DutchmenDutchmen8656FrenchmenFrenchmen1151SpaniardsSpaniards1578 What is the capital of New Zealand?Wellington. In 1865, Wellington became the capital city of New Zealand, replacing much more populous Auckland at the northern extremity of the North Island, due to fears that the then gold-rich South Island would decide to become a separate colony. Wellington is located at the southern tip of the North Island, immediately across the Cook Strait from the South Island. Created by: globalquiz.orgislands riddles »easy 74% AucklandAuckland2311WellingtonWellington10268HamiltonHamilton894HobartHobart333 This is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Where is it?In New Zealand. The Sky Tower in Auckland (pictured) is 328 meters or 1,076 ft tall. It has become an iconic structure in Auckland's skyline.Created by: globalquiz.orgtowers riddles »hard 42% in Brazilin Brazil647in South Africain South Africa1137in Indonesiain Indonesia1222in New Zealandin New Zealand2258 The Boyd Massacre occurred in 1809, when natives killed and ate between 66 and 70 crew members of the ship Boyd. Where did it happen?In New Zealand. The attack on the ship was a revenge for the whipping of a young Māori chief by the crew. According to Māori norms, this warranted a violent retribution. Cannibalism was already a regular practice in Māori wars. News of the events stopped shipping visits to to the country over the next few years.Created by: globalquiz.orgAge of Sail riddles »very hard 29% in the Caribbeanin the Caribbean852in Sri Lankain Sri Lanka371in New Zealandin New Zealand713in Javain Java516 Where do the world's biggest parrots live?In New Zealand. The Kakapo is a species of large, flightless nocturnal parrot. Though the Kakapo cannot fly, it is an excellent climber, ascending to the crowns of the tallest trees. Only about 100 living individuals are known.Created by: Kasiabirds riddles »hard 55% in Africain Africa1020in South Americain South America3136in Mexicoin Mexico897in New Zealandin New Zealand6261 Play geography quiz and see all the questions.