Examples from the Web for new zealand
But New-Zealand sheep farmers are not sentimental I am afraid.Station Amusements|Lady Barker
One of the New-Zealand chiefs claimed as his progenitor the neighbouring great mountain, Tongariro.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I|Herbert Spencer
He went to New-Zealand on account of some unhappy love-affair, and was never heard of any more.An Englishman in Paris|Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
British Dictionary definitions for new zealand
Word Origin and History for new zealand
from Dutch Nieuw Zeeland, literally "new sea land," but chiefly a reference to the Dutch province of Zeeland. Discovered 1647 by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman and originally named Staaten Landt; the name was changed the following year by Dutch authorities.
Culture definitions for new zealand
Nation in the southern Pacific Ocean containing two principal islands — North Island and South Island — and several small outlying islands. Its capital is Wellington, and its largest city is Auckland.