New Zealand Facts – 50 Interesting Facts About New Zealand

Interesting facts about New Zealand

More species of penguins are found in New Zealand than any other country in the world.

New Zealand was the first country to give women the right of vote in 1893.

1 in 3 Auckland households own a boat.

New Zealand legalized same sex marriage in 2013.

There are more Scottish pipe bands per capita in New Zealand than any other country in the world.

Blue Lake, in Nelson Lakes National Park has the clearest water in the world.

The world’s heaviest insect, the giant weta is found in New Zealand.

New Zealand has the world’s steepest street, the Baldwin Street.