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New Zealand Geography by Letter - K

How many of these New Zealand place-names do you know? They all start with the letter K!
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: August 30, 2021
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First submittedAugust 29, 2021
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Nickname for a New Zealander
Kiwi
Northernmost town in New Zealand, pop 6000
Kaitaia
The region whose main town is Te Kuiti
King Country
Bay of Islands site of NZ's oldest stone store (pictured), built in the 1830's
Kerikeri
Mountain range separating Waikato from Bay of Plenty
Kaimai Ranges
This Bay of Plenty town is built around a massive pulp and paper mill
Kawerau
Famous 4-day walk between Lakes Te Anau and Manapouri
Kepler Track
This Bay of Plenty town was named Avocado Capital of New Zealand in 2018
Katikati
Whale-watching town. A large earthquake struck here in 2016
Kaikoura
Russell's prior name, back in the whaling days of the 1800s
Kororareka
One of the larger Marlborough Sounds, alongside Queen Charlotte Track
Kenepuru Sound
Northernmost village on the West Coast, near the southernmost end of Heaphy Track
Karamea
Home to a gannet colony, this Hawkes Bay landmark now has a famous golf course
Cape Kidnappers
Uninhabited island near Wellington, with a district (pop 57,000) named after it
Kapiti Island
Town and harbour, just south of Raglan and its harbour
Kawhia
4 Comments
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Level 78
Aug 30, 2021
Nice one mate - great idea for a series.
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Level 76
Aug 30, 2021
Hi Akula, We've made a few already - check the "More Quizzes in this Series" panel on the right side of the quiz page.
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Level 78
Aug 30, 2021
1/15. I have a lot to learn. However, it's really mean to create a quiz about NZ with all the answers starting with "K" and not have "Kiwi" as an answer!
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Level 76
Aug 30, 2021
Good point! We've now included that question-and-answer as the first item!