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Daily Quiz: Friday 9th August 2019

Written by Quiz Master

Which river runs through the city of Hamilton?

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The Waikato River is the longest river in NZ.

Who became prime minister of New Zealand in December, 2016?

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The city, Tamaki, is better known as?

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Maori people are first thought to have settled in the Auckland region approximately 650 years ago. The name given by the Maori for the area, 'Tamaki', means 'battle'.

Where would you find the famous Baldwin Street?

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What is the largest lake in the South Island?

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Where is the longest road bridge in New Zealand?

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The Auckland Harbour bridge is not the longest at 1.1 kilometres - the Rakaia bridge spans 1.8 kilometres over the Rakaia river in Mid-Canterbury.

Which town is a self-declared republic in the Taranaki region?

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The bi-annual "republic day" is one of the highlights of any red-blooded kiwi's year. From sheep racing to whip-cracking, Whanga has it all! An excellent event for a town of about 40 people, attracting several thousand visitors from around the country. A must-do for any tourist if you ask me.

The Māori name for New Zealand is Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

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When did New Zealand

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New Zealand was a founder member of the Commonwealth in 1931 when its independence was recognised under the Statute of Westminster.

The North Island is larger than the South Island.

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Daily Quiz: Friday 9th August 2019
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