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Government : Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Monarch : Elizabeth II , 2016
Governor-General : Patsy Reddy , 2016
Prime Minister : John Key, 2016
Legislature Parliament (House of Representatives)
Independence from the United Kingdom. Responsible government : 7 May 1856. Dominion : 26 September 1907. Statute of Westminster adopted : 25 November 1947. De jure independence : 10 December 1947 .
Area Total 268,021 km2 (75th) (103,483 sq mi) - Water (%) 1.6
Population 2016 estimate 4,731,910[7] (123rd) - 2013 census 4,242,048 - Density 17.5/km2 (205th) (45.4/sq mi)
Economy : GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate - Total $173.2 billion[8] (67th) - Per capita $36,950
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate - Total $169.9 billion[8] - Per capita $36,254[8]
Gini (2014) 33.0 medium
HDI Human Development Index (2014) Increase 0.913 very high (9th)
Currency New Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)
Time zone NZST[n 5] (UTC+12) - Summer (DST) NZDT[n 6] (UTC+13)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the left
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