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Old High Court in Wellington, New Zealand


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A great place to start ...

The Laws of New Zealand (available on LexisNexisAu) is an encyclopaedic resource, and a good starting point for any NZ legal research.


Background Information

New Zealand is an island country consisting of two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands.

The capital of New Zealand is Wellington. The total population is approximately 4.36 million.

For further background information, see the following:

US Department of State Background Note

New Zealand Parliament

New Zealand Courts - Ministry of Justice

Ngata - Maori Dictionary

Europa World Plus


Other Research Guides

Some other useful research guides for New Zealand law:


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