12 Photos Of Pristine New Zealand

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Long roads of New Zealand. No part of the country is more than 128km (79 miles) from the sea. Photo by: Trey Ratcliff
Long roads of New Zealand. No part of the country is more than 128km (79 miles) from the sea. Photo by: Trey Ratcliff

New Zealand is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, just east of Australia. It was the set for the popular fantasy movie The Lord of the Rings and one of the most evolved economies in the world. It’s also one of the most peaceful nations in the world and one of the most beautiful. It has all the known habitats of the world; from dense jungles to scorching deserts and icy glaciers to tropical beaches. It also has a lot of sheep, but that’s another story altogether. In any case, here are 12 photos of pristine New Zealand.

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Sphere Rocks also known as Moeraki Boulders is a phenomenon, a formations created by hardening sea sediment – that have been exposed through sea erosion. Photo by: unknown
Sphere Rocks also known as Moeraki Boulders is a phenomenon, a formations created by hardening sea sediment – that have been exposed through sea erosion. Photo by: unknown
Wanaka river from above. New Zealand is one of the only countries to have two national anthems- God Save The Queen and God Defend New Zealand. Photo by: Pedro Pimentel
Wanaka river from above. New Zealand is one of the only countries to have two national anthems- God Save The Queen and God Defend New Zealand. Photo by: Pedro Pimentel
Colorful sunrise over Tunnel beach. About one third of the country is protected national park. Photo by: James McGregor
Colorful sunrise over Tunnel beach. About one third of the country is protected national park. Photo by: James McGregor
Lake Tekapo is the second-largest of three roughly parallel lakes of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island of New Zealand. Photo by:Pichugin Dmitry
Lake Tekapo is the second-largest of three roughly parallel lakes of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island of New Zealand. Photo by:Pichugin Dmitry
Windswept Trees in the Brute Slope Point, New Zealand. The southernmost point of beautiful New Zealand mainly is used for sheep herding. Photo by: Ben Seabird
Windswept Trees in the Brute Slope Point, New Zealand. The southernmost point of beautiful New Zealand mainly is used for sheep herding. Photo by: Ben Seabird

City of Queenstown has a resident population of about 18,000 and welcomes more than 100 times that number (1.89 million) visitors per year. Photo by: Photo by: Elia Locardi
City of Queenstown has a resident population of about 18,000 and welcomes more than 100 times that number (1.89 million) visitors per year. Photo by: Photo by: Elia Locardi
Mermaid Pools at Matapouri Bay, perfect for safe swimming and family exploring. A favourite getaway holiday destination. Photo by: Chris Gin
Mermaid Pools at Matapouri Bay, perfect for safe swimming and family exploring. A favourite getaway holiday destination. Photo by: Chris Gin
“The Wolves at The Hills”, sculptures around Queenstown. Photo by: Trey Ratcliff
“The Wolves at The Hills”, sculptures around Queenstown. Photo by: Trey Ratcliff
Sculpture that looks like a cartoon, New Zealand. Photo by: Gibbs Farms
Sculpture that looks like a cartoon, New Zealand. Photo by: Gibbs Farms
Home Of Adventures, Hobbiton. The filming of these movies pumped around $200 million into the country’s economy. The New Zealand government even created a Minister for Lord of the Rings, to ensure the most money could be made from the film. Photo by: Hrund Thorsdottir
Home Of Adventures, Hobbiton. The filming of these movies pumped around $200 million into the country’s economy. The New Zealand government even created a Minister for Lord of the Rings, to ensure the most money could be made from the film. Photo by: Hrund Thorsdottir
Milky way over New Zealand mountains. Photo by: Jay Daley
Milky way over New Zealand mountains. Photo by: Jay Daley

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