The New Zealand flag symbolizes the realm, the government and the people. Its blue background represents the sky and the sea. The Union Jack symbolizes the country's history as a colony of the United Kingdom, and the sta... More »

The design of the New Zealand flag symbolizes the country's geographic and political history. The blue background represents the ocean that surrounds the island country. The four red and white stars represent the constel... More »

Countries with similar flags include Chad and Romania, Indonesia and Monaco, and Australia and New Zealand. The flags of Chile, Liberia, Malaysia and the United States also are similar in design. More »

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New Zealand, a nation comprised of several islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean east of Australia, has about 103,454 square miles of land. The nation is home to about 4.5 million people. More »

The design of the New Zealand flag symbolizes the country's geographic and political history. The blue background represents the ocean that surrounds the island country. The four red and white stars represent the constel... More »

The continent of New Zealand is sometimes referred to as Zealandia, and encompasses a large underwater land mass. New Zealand is most often identified as its own continent. More »

New Zealand is located at latitude 41.44 degrees south and longitude 172.19 degrees west in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, approximately 900 miles east of Australia across the Tasman Sea. Other nearby countries include ... More »