New Zealand questions This is a list of recently added questions about New Zealand. Play New Zealand quiz and see all the questions. Which country uses sign language as one of its official languages?New Zealand Sign Language is the official language of New Zealand since 2006, along with English and Maori. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% DenmarkDenmark491New ZealandNew Zealand908PortugalPortugal44ThailandThailand207languages riddles » What sea lies between Australia and New Zealand?Tasman Sea. The Tasman sea is called “the ditch” in New Zealand and Australia. “To cross the ditch” means “to sail across the Tasman Sea”.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 69% Tasman SeaTasman Sea9763Arafura SeaArafura Sea1744Timor SeaTimor Sea1277Celebes SeaCelebes Sea1296Australia riddles » What is the capital city of New Zealand?Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, but not its largest city (it is Auckland). Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 75% AucklandAuckland1031WellingtonWellington6012CanberraCanberra818HobartHobart151Australia and New Zealand riddles » 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.orghard 41% United StatesUnited States408New ZealandNew Zealand3789AustraliaAustralia3562ArgentinaArgentina797animals of Australia riddles » 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.orghard 46% SydneySydney2607PretoriaPretoria2173WellingtonWellington7488Santiago de ChileSantiago de Chile3879capitals riddles » 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.orghard 52% EnglishmenEnglishmen10186DutchmenDutchmen16858FrenchmenFrenchmen1919SpaniardsSpaniards3118geographic discoveries riddles » 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.orgeasy 75% AucklandAuckland3435WellingtonWellington16648HamiltonHamilton1366HobartHobart477Oceania riddles » 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.orghard 43% in Brazilin Brazil1179in South Africain South Africa2093in Indonesiain Indonesia2113in New Zealandin New Zealand4144towers riddles » 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.orgvery hard 27% in the Caribbeanin the Caribbean1381in Sri Lankain Sri Lanka635in New Zealandin New Zealand1073in Javain Java860Age of Sail riddles » 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: Kasiahard 56% in Africain Africa1393in South Americain South America4477in Mexicoin Mexico1277in New Zealandin New Zealand9173birds riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.