The New Zealand Quiz #3

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Last updated: May 13, 2014
First submittedJanuary 3, 2013
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Who was the first Maori Chief to sign the Treaty of Waitangi
Hone Heke
What was the name of the rugby team touring NZ in 1981 which sparked heavy riots
The Springboks
Which NZ author-illustrator created the much-loved character Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Lynley Dodd
Which sport is Peter Snell famous for
Running
What is the deepest lake in NZ
Lake Hauroko
What is the name of the world's highest sea cliff
Mitre Peak
Who wrote the national anthem of NZ
Thomas Bracken
Who founded the Women's Franchise League to fight for votes for women
Kate Sheppard
Who is on our $100 note
Ernest Rutherford
Which NZ author wrote " A Lion in the Meadows"
Margaret Mahy
What was the name of Captain Cook's ship
The Endeavour
What is the largest company in NZ
Fonterra
Who composed the most famous haka - "Ka Mate, Ka Mate"
Te Rauparaha
What form of government is used in NZ
Democracy
What is the name of the strait between the South Island and Stewart Island
Foveaux Strait
Which is the longest navigable river in NZ
Whanganui River
Who represented NZ in both rugby and cricket while still a teenager
Jeff Wilson
Which famous comet was seen from NZ in 1986
Halley's Comet
What is known as sweet potato
Kumara
Who was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic Medal
Harry Kerr
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Level 72
Jun 2, 2018
I think the 'what form of government' question is too tricky - I tried 'parliamentary', 'parliamentary democracy', 'constitutional monarchy', 'unitary' and 'unicameral', which are all correct, but none of them were what the question was looking for.
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Level 53
Dec 2, 2018
I agree with Kahikatea. What form of government made me think of MMP