Tag Archives: New Zealand

Largest Australian and New Zealand airports (by acreage)


Below is a list of the largest commercial aviation airports in Australia and New Zealand as measured by total acreage (using hectares and then multiplying by 2.471). Finding this land data proved to be more difficult than one would think … Continue reading

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What’s your choice for New Zealand’s new flag


And then there were four. Here are the four finalists for New Zealand’s new flag. Personally, of these I prefer the top left, which essentially retains the colors and the Southern Cross star system from the New Zealand’s current flag … Continue reading

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Great seaports from space – Oceania


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Postal pedal power!


Observing the custom of postal delivery by bicycle-mounted carriers for An Post in two different Ireland cities last week (Ennis and Killarney) had me wondering why in the world this is not a more common method of delivery here in … Continue reading

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Busiest Australian and New Zealand airports in 2011


Below is a list of the sixteen busiest airports in Australia and New Zealand for 2011. All had total passengers of one million or more during the year. Sydney (Kingsford Smith), New South Wales – 36.6 million Melbourne, Victoria – … Continue reading

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