- Outline New Zealand’s main physical features. Understand how the North Island is different from the South Island.
- Understand how tectonic plate activity has helped to isolate New Zealand from the rest of the world and still affects the island today.
- Summarize the situation of the Maori in New Zealand. Learn about the Maoris’ relationship with the dominant culture in New Zealand.
- Describe the economic geography of New Zealand and how the country gains wealth.
Figure 12.11 Southern Alps, New Zealand