Geography of New Zealand

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of New Zealand?
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Last updated: May 10, 2020
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What is the most populous urban area in New Zealand?
Auckland
What is New Zealand's tallest mountain?
Aoraki / Mount Cook
In what mountain range is the above found?
Southern Alps
What is the capital of New Zealand?
Wellington
By what flightless bird's name is a person from New Zealand known?
Kiwi
What ethnic group is indigenous to New Zealand?
Māori
What is the name for New Zealand in the language of the above?
Aotearoa
What is the largest city on New Zealand's South Island?
Christchurch
What type of natural disaster devastated the above in 2011?
an Earthquake
What fiord, located near Queenstown, is one of New Zealand's most
well-known tourist destinations?
Milford Sound
What sea is located between New Zealand and Australia?
Tasman Sea
The population of what animal reached a peak of 70 million in 1982?
Sheep
What is the third-largest island of New Zealand after its South and North islands?
(Hint: Starts with the letter S; a common Scottish last name)
Stewart Island
What is the longest river in New Zealand?
Waikato River
What is the most populous urban area that is situated on the banks of the above?
Hamilton
What type of pest animal, starting with S, bites beach-goers?
Sandfly
What New Zealand island is commonly referred to as "The Rock"?
Niue
What type of gigantic flightless bird was hunted to extinction around 1400 AD?
Moa
What is New Zealand's largest lake?
Lake Taupo
On the coasts of what bay are the cities of Tauranga and Whakatāne located?
Bay of Plenty
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Level 62
May 10, 2020
For the life of me I could not speak Aotearoa
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Level 71
May 11, 2020
And I could not spell it.
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Level 72
May 10, 2020
Really nice quiz. 19/20. Now I got flashbacks of my sandfly bites back in Karekare