About My Place

 

New Zealand, Also Known as NZ. Is a country made up of 3 islands, North Island, South Island and Stewart Island.

 

The population of New Zealand is about 4 million people.

 

I live in the Bay of Plenty.  A province on the east coast of New Zealand.

 

It was called the Bay of Plenty because when the Europeans came to New Zealand the saw the many opportunities that our area had for fruit growing, vegetable growing and hunting for meat.

 

 

 

Our Languages

In New Zealand our 3 main languages are, English, Maori and Sign Language.

 

These are some examples of simple words in Maori.

 

Hello- Kia Ora

Goodbye- Heare Ra

Good Morning- Pai

Good Night- Ataahia

 

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