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About New Zealand

New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the Australian Continent. The country has 2 major islands and around 600 minor islands. The country ranks in the top 5 most reputed nations of the world.

The country boasts having an advanced market economy a high-income economy.

The economy of the country is based fishing, agriculture, forestry and Wool.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityWellington
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish, M?ori, NZ Sign Language
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar, NZD
Phone Code +64
Important CitiesAuckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier/Hastings, Dunedin, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Nelson
National DayFootwear, Stone and Glass, Minerals, Transportation, Animal, Plastic or Rubber, Hides and skins, Food Products, Machinery and Electricals, Chemicals
Ease of Doing Business Ranking1 (Very Easy)
Primary IndustriesAgriculture – Dairy and Meat & Wool, Forestry, Horticulture – including viticulture, Seafood – including aquaculture and fishing, Food processing, textiles, machinery and transportation equipment, finance, tourism, mining
Major ExportsDairy products, meat, logs and wood products, fruit, machinery and equipment, wine, fish and seafood
Major Exports to IndiaFootwear, Stone and Glass, Minerals, Transportation, Animal, Plastic or Rubber, Hides and skins, Food Products, Machinery and Electricals, Chemicals
Major ImportsVehicles and aircraft, machinery and equipment, petroleum, electronics, textiles, plastics
Major Imports from IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Chemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Metals, Transportation, Vegetables, Stone and Glass, Food Products, Plastic or Rubber, Raw materials
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaRegional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), bilateral free-trade agreements
Bordering NationsAustralia
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Australia,New Zealand,United States Security Treaty(ANZUS), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), East Asia Summit(EAS), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Pacific Islands Forum(PIF), Pacific Community(SPC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), United Nations(UN), Southeast Asia Treaty Organization(SEATO), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for New ZealandHigh Commission of India in Samoa, Niue, the Cook Islands & Vanuatu (Accredited to New Zealand )
H.E. Ms. Neeta Bhushan
Honourable High Commissioner
Ranchhod Tower, Level 2, 102-112 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, Wellington

Embassy Details of New Zealand in IndiaNew Zealand High Commission
H.E. Mr David Pine
High Commissioner
Sir Edmund Hillary MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-4688 3170 (O)

Consulate General of New Zealand in Mumbai
Mr. Grahan Paul Rouse
Consul General
Level 2, 3 North Avenue, Maker Maxity, Bandra Kurla Complex
022-61316666 (O)

Honorary Consulate of New Zealand in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh
Honorary Consul
Maithri, 132 Cathedral Road, Chennai-600 086
+91-44-2811 2286 (O)