New zealand and N Guide - Resources and Review

Links to live and 'almost
live' views of volcanoes in the US, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand.
Basic reference information about New Zealand, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Pictures, reports, alert bulletins and latest news from Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand.
Basic reference information about New Zealand, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Information for bird watchers such as sanctuary details, an alphabetical checklist of Latin and common names, and a gallery of endemic, native, introduced, and extinct birds comprise this resource. The Journal of New Zealand Birds is also available online, together with news of Wingspan, a charitable trust for birds of prey.
Offers an online catalogue, the New Zealand National Bibliography, and publicly available databases such as the Ranfurly Collection, and a Maori thesaurus
He Puna Kupu Maori.
Offers biographies of over 3000 significant New Zealanders, originally published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography series between 1990 and 2000, and in the parallel Maori
language series, Nga Tangata Taumata Rau. Site is presented in English, or Te Reo Maori.
Set of maps produced by the CIA covering Australia, New Zealand, and all the independent countries and dependencies in the Pacific Ocean.
Listing of political resources relevant to New Zealand, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Index of Web resources relating to various aspects of native New Zealand culture. Includes information about cookery, war, Kahungungu lunar nights, books, portraits, actors, and radio productions.
Information for doctors and medical personnel seeking work in New Zealand. The site contains information about practicing medicine in New Zealand, lists of job vacancies, and information about different hospitals and health organisations.
Collection of New Zealand and Pacific Island Web resources, searchable by keyword, and also browsable by subject or via an alphabetical listing. Coverage encompasses arts and literature, commerce and economy, community and society, employment and careers, environment and natural resources, government and politics, health and medicine, history, leisure and recreation, media and publishing, news, regional information, religion, and science and technology.
Photographs, latitude and longitude, height, date of last eruption and descriptive information about numerous active volcanoes in over 40 countries in the world.
A collection of historical, geographical, environmental, geological, demographic, governmental, legal, educational, and tourist information relating to New Zealand. Also includes sections on The Maori and the typical New Zealanders' way of life.
Information about the New Zealand Fishing Industry Board, quota management systems, the history of the fishing industry in New Zealand, Maori fishing issues, fishing methods, export information and links to other pages with related fishing topics.
Information and links relating to the General Election in New Zealand on October 12th 1996. The page includes the final election result, the latest political news, details of the coalition talks, details of pre
and post-election polls, information on the parties who stood for election, and their candidates, and links to other related sites. The site also includes the results of the 1993 election under the previous electoral system.
Official information from the government of New Zealand.
Offers information on the English language in New Zealand. Outlines the origins of New Zealand English, examines social variations in dialect, and offers audio files illustrating the pronunciation of the common sounds. Also features a bibliography and details of related research projects.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in New Zealand. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in New Zealand, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
News, events, publications, and other documentation that reflect the input of the Society into education, policy advice to government, and involvement with NZ science and technology organisations. Includes text of the code of professional standards and ethics.
Forum devoted to exploring how historians of Australia and New Zealand might employ new technologies in research and teaching, and also concerned with ways interactive multimedia can be most effectively used to represent the past.
Provides a wide range of links for New Zealand history, covering local history, images, museums, ancients faiths, the Maori people, timelines and the Treaty of Waitangi.
Contains current news stories, features, opinion and photographs.
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