AOTEAROA, LAND OF THE LONG WHITE CLOUD


the last major landmass settled by humans


Zealandia: a Microcontinent that Slowly Submerged

PACIFIC & INDO-AUSTRALIAN PLATE BOUNDARY

extensive ice age glaciation of southern alps


Taupō Volcanic Zone Formed Large Volcanic Plateau

TECTONIC UPLIFT AND VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

north/te ika-a-māui – south/te waipounamu


Far-Flung Outlying Islands and a Long Coastline

FROM NEW ZEALAND’S GEOGRAPHIC ISOLATION

the country has extensive marine resources


1,600 Kilometres Along its North-North-East Axis

AORAKI/MOUNT COOK’S

3,754

METRE PEAK

fiordland’s steep mountains & deep fiords


Labour’s Major Macroeconomic Restructuring

SUBDUCTION MADE THE HIKURANGI TRENCH

indigenous vascular plants are endemic


Vulnerable to International Commodity Prices

EXTENSIVE DEFORESTATION AFTER HUMANS

logged to make room for pastoral farms


About 2,300 Species of

Lichen

-Forming Fungi

BROADLEAF TREES, EMERGENT PODOCARPS

eighty-million year island biogeography


New Zealand’s Steadfast Anti-Nuclear Policy

AOTEAROA, LONG WHITE CLOUD

landmass settled by humans


Zealandia: Unique Microcontinent

THE PACIFIC PLATE BOUNDARIES

extensive ice age glaciation


Formed the Taupō Volcanic Zone

UPLIFT & VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

te ika-a-māui, te waipounamu


Outlying Islands & Long Coastline

FROM GEOGRAPHIC ISOLATION

extensive marine resources


1,600 Kilometres Along its Axis

AORAKI’S

3,754

METRE PEAK

fiordland’s steep mountains


Labour’s Major Restructuring

HIKURANGI TRENCH FORMED

indigenous vascular plants


International Commodity Prices

EXTENSIVE DEFORESTATION

logged for pastoral farms


2,300

Lichen

-Forming Fungi

TREES, EMERGENT PODOCARPS

old island biogeography


Steadfast Anti-Nuclear Policy