Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. Many overseas visitors arrive through Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, with a third of the total population. It's worth a little time to explore before heading out fishing
New Zealand's sheep population peaked out in the year 1982 at 70.3 million. At that time, the total human population of both North and South Islands of New Zealand was 3.18 million. That works out to 22 sheep per person. McC
The moa were eleven species of flightless birds endemic to New Zealand ranging in size from about the height of a chicken, to the largest species which was twelve feet tall. Most, if not all, species of moa died out due to over-hunting by the Māori and habitat decline before European discovery and settlement. Could a surviving population of gigantic birds be hiding in New Zealand? Moa sightings have occurred fairly regularly in the remotest parts of New Zealand from a variety of sources.