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New Zealand

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Comprises mountainous islands; Polynesian settlements 1st century BCE, Maoris of southeast Asia mid-14th century; charted by Dutch Tasman 1642, by British Cook 1769; colonized by European whalers and missionaries; wars between British immigrants and Maoris mid-19th century; official languages are English and Maori.

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