Aroha New Zealand (NZ) Tours is a tour operator providing travel services for independent and corporate travellers. From luxury custom vacation packages to escorted
eco and sightseeing tours and outdoor adventures. Experience our 8 day Lord of the Rings tour following in Frodo's footsteps through both the North and South Islands
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Society & Culture > Todays Life

Farming is still dominating the New Zealand economy, and the country is undergoing a major change.  Manufacturing industries have become more important.  New Zealand is still heavily dependent on overseas trade (USA, Australia, Japan) but forestry, horticulture, manufacturing and tourism have become more significant.

  • New Zealand is a world leader in yacht design and production.
  • The Industry is specializing in adventure sports equipment and clothing.
  • In recent years New Zealand has also gained an increasing reputation for electronics and telecommunication technology, in particular for business and educational computer software.
  • Clean, renewable resources are the focus of New Zealand energy needs.
  • Technology is becoming a significant part and New Zealanders are embracing the information technology explosion.
  • Nearly half of all homes have a computer and Internet connection.
  • Cellular phone coverage is almost total.
  • New Zealand is on the verge of a cashless society.  All major trading banks offer automatic payments, and electronic banking by phone or Internet.
  • Auckland is not only the largest city with 1.5 million people, Auckland also has one of the tallest buildings in the world, the Sky City Tower  (328 meters in height).
  • 2.7 million Motor vehicles are licensed in New Zealand.


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