New Zealand © SPC 2016
Government Parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy; UN Member State (1945); Member of the Commonwealth (1931)
Capital Wellington
Population 4,677,190
Land area (km2) 270,500
Max height above sea level (m) 3,754
EEZ (km2) 4,000,000
Currency NZ dollar
GDP per capita (USD) 53,496 (2015)
Languages English, Māori, New Zealand Sign Language
Pacific Community membership Founding member in 1947