New Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Its territory consists of the North Island, the South Island and some small islands, separated by the Cook Strait. The South Island is adjacent to Antarctica, while the North Island faces Fiji and Tonga. The capital, Wellington, and the largest city, Auckland, are located on the North Island.
New Zealand is a highly developed capitalist nation. The World Bank ranks New Zealand as one of the most business-friendly countries in the world. Its economy has successfully transformed from being dominated by agriculture to an industrialized market economy with international competitiveness. The export value of deer antler, lamb, dairy products and coarse wool ranks first in the world. New Zealand is also one of the most beautiful countries in Oceania. In total, about 30% of the land is protected. It has 3 world heritage sites, 14 national parks, 3 marine parks, hundreds of nature reserves and ecological zones.