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==Magical beasts and beings==
 
==Magical beasts and beings==
 
*The [[Antipodean Opaleye]] is a [[Dragon]] native to New Zealand though it has been known to migrate to [[Australia]].{{Fact}}
 
*The [[Antipodean Opaleye]] is a [[Dragon]] native to New Zealand though it has been known to migrate to [[Australia]].{{Fact}}
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*[[Ghost]]s have been sighted throughout the country.{{Fact}}
 
*In Maori myths, there is a [[Kelpie]] like creature called a Taniwha (TAH-NEE-FAR) that resides in rivers.{{Fact}}
 
*In Maori myths, there is a [[Kelpie]] like creature called a Taniwha (TAH-NEE-FAR) that resides in rivers.{{Fact}}
   
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[[File:NewZealandFlag.jpg|right|thumb|250px|A [[1994 Quidditch World Cup|1994]] [[Quidditch World Cup]] attendee waving a New Zealand flag.]]
 
[[File:NewZealandFlag.jpg|right|thumb|250px|A [[1994 Quidditch World Cup|1994]] [[Quidditch World Cup]] attendee waving a New Zealand flag.]]
 
*[[Quidditch]] was introduced to New Zealand some time in the seventeenth century by a group of [[Europe]]an [[Herbology|herbologists]]. After a long day collecting samples, the [[Wizardkind|wizards]] would relax by playing Quidditch. The [[New Zealand Ministry of Magic]] has spent a lot of effort in trying to keep early Maori art depicting white wizards playing the game away from [[Muggle]]s.{{Fact}}
 
*[[Quidditch]] was introduced to New Zealand some time in the seventeenth century by a group of [[Europe]]an [[Herbology|herbologists]]. After a long day collecting samples, the [[Wizardkind|wizards]] would relax by playing Quidditch. The [[New Zealand Ministry of Magic]] has spent a lot of effort in trying to keep early Maori art depicting white wizards playing the game away from [[Muggle]]s.{{Fact}}
*They have a School in the Bay of plenty.
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*The [[Moutohora Macaws]] are a [[Quidditch]] team from New Zealand.{{Fact}}
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
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[[fr:Nouvelle-Zélande]]
 
[[Category:Countries]]
 
[[Category:Countries]]
 
[[Category:Islands]]
 
[[Category:Islands]]

Revision as of 00:51, November 11, 2012

New Zealand
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Location

Southwestern Oceania

New Zealand is a country located in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising of three main landmasses. Its capital is Wellington.

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A 1994 Quidditch World Cup attendee waving a New Zealand flag.
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