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New Zealand


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Place Type
political
Description
Comprises mountainous islands; Polynesian settlements 1st cen. BC, Maoris of SE Asia mid-14th cen.; charted by Dutch Tasman 1642, by British Cook 1769; colonized by European whalers & missionaries; wars between British immigrants & Maoris mid-19th cen.; official languages are English & Maori.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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