New Zealand Physical Geography

Can you guess the physical geography-related questions about Aotearoa?
those who wish to can enter the Māori name, but due to limited space, I only show the English name
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Last updated: March 14, 2019
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Which continent is New Zealand part of?
Other than the two main islands, which island is the largest one? (by area)
Stewart Island
What's the more common name for the Auckland Harbour?
Waitemata Harbour
Queenstown is located on which lake?
Lake Wakatipu
What's the highest peak in New Zealand? (Māori and English name)
Mount Cook
Which peninsula lies east of Christchurch?
Banks Peninsula
Which far-north beach is only 55 miles long?
(although its name suggests something different)
Ninety-Mile Beach
The city of Gisborne is located on which bay?
Poverty Bay
In which region might one find the 'Forty-Fours'?
Chatham Islands
Which mountain is home to North Island's most ski resorts?
Mount Ruapehu
What are Milford, Doubtful and Dusky?
On which peninsula might one find Cathedral Cove,
the place where parts of Narnia were filmed?
Coromandel Peninsula
What cape is located about 100km southeast of Wellington?
Cape Palliser
Which iconic volcano completes the landscape of the New Plymouth region?
Mount Taranaki
What famous active volcano is located in the Bay of Plenty, close to Whakatane?
White Island
Which (unusually) spherical boulders can be found between Dunedin and Oamaru?
Moeraki Boulders
Which sound network can be found north of Picton?
Marlborough Sounds
Which large tree is sadly affected by dieback?
Kauri Tree
Of Auckland's 53 volcanoes, which one is the youngest?
Rangitoto Island
Level 75
Mar 14, 2019
Nice quiz. Despite being a local, I'd never heard of the forty-fours!
Level 71
Mar 14, 2019
I just knew about them because they contain New Zealand's easternmost point. Plus, I really wanted to include the Chathams in this quiz!