New Zealand is a democratic country with its own parliament.
The Governor-General is the official head of New Zealand.
The executive head of the government is the Queen.
Members of the Cabinet are chosen from the Parliament.
The Parliament is officially called the House of Representatives.
New Zealand has non-industrial economy.
New Zealand is the world leader in selling meat and butter from cows and goats.
New Zealand produces a lot of wine but has never won international awards in winemaking.
New Zealand is not rich in minerals.
The most important minerals are coal in North Island and gold in South Island.
After the discovery of natural gas resources and oil the energy-based industries have expended rapidly.
About 40 per cent of the country's imports and exports come from or go to Australia.
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