Located off the south eastern coast of Australia, New Zealand is a country in the Pacific Ocean consisting mainly of the two islands of North Island and South Island. Two other islands are the Chatham Islands and Stewart Islands. New Zealand also includes the islands of Niue, Tokelau and the Cook Islands. Its neighbours are Fiji, Tonga and New Caledonia.
The Maori name for New Zealand is Aotearao which means ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’. Tourism industry in New Zealand is booming. With over 9000 miles of coastline, it is advantageous locations for yachting, rowing and adventure sports.