New Zealand General Knowledge #1

Answer these general knowledge questions with a New Zealand focus.
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Last updated: August 31, 2017
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Who sings Royals?
Lorde
What was the capital of New Zealand before it was moved to Wellington?
Auckland
The All Blacks play rugby - but what is the NZ football (soccer) team called?
All Whites
What strait separates the North and South Islands?
Cook Strait
Who was the last NZ tennis player to reach a Wimbledon final, in 1983?
Chris Lewis
What is Wellington's harbour called?
Port Nicholson
Who was elected Labour Party leader in August 2017, sparking a surprising revival?
Jacinda Ardern
What is New Zealand's most famous castle, on a hill just outside Dunedin?
Larnach Castle
Which islands are in a time zone 45 minutes ahead of the rest of the country?
Chatham Islands
Nicknamed King Dick, who was NZ's longest serving Prime Minister?
Richard Seddon
With 9,000 inhabitants, what is NZ's third most populous island?
Waiheke Island
Which knighted man appears on the $5 note?
Edmund Hillary
In which mine did 29 coal miners die in 2010?
Pike River
What South Island mountain pass does State Highway 73 cross?
Arthur's Pass
What year in the 1700's did Captain James Cook first make landfall, near Gisborne?
1769
Which runner has run 100 sub-4 minute miles?
John Walker
What is NZ's largest pay TV network?
Sky
What is the name of South Island's largest lake - as well as the town on its shore?
Te Anau
What is NZ's smallest value coin?
ten cents
What is the largest town in Marlborough region?
Blenheim
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Level 69
Aug 30, 2017
As a Kiwi, I loved this quiz, though I'm extremely disappointed in my 11/20 XD