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How many islands make up New Zealand?

Question #87869. Asked by nibbles0011.

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Apparently quite a few. At wikipedia it says that there are 2 main islands where most of the population is concentrated, then I counted 67 open sea islands, 14 islands found in rivers, 4 outlaying islands and 8 islands attached to the outlaying islands.

Oct 28 2007, 10:33 AM
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New Zealand is an island nation. The three main islands which make up New Zealand are the North Island, the South Island, and Stewart Island, but a number of smaller offshore islands are also included :

The Chatham Islands
The Kermadec Islands
Campbell Island
The Antipodes Islands
The Bounty Islands
The Auckland Islands


Oct 28 2007, 10:58 AM
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Answer has 3 votes.

Wik says Stewart island is the biggest smaller island

Oct 28 2007, 12:03 PM
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3 North Island South Island Stewart Island

Oct 28 2007, 8:10 PM
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