- the largest island of New Zealand. 58,093 sq. mi. (150,460 sq. km).
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- the South Island the largest island of New Zealand, separated from the North Island by the Cook Strait. Pop: 973 000 (2004 est). Area: 153 947 sq km (59 439 sq miles)