Flag Colors & DescriptionThe flag of New Zealand is blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant. Four red five-pointed stars edged in white, arranged in an uneven diamond pattern, are centered in the outer half of the flag. The stars represent the Southern Cross constellation.
Population: 4,076,140 (July 2006 estimate) (growth rate): 0.99% (2006 estimate)
Gdp: $106 billion (2006 estimate) (per capita): $26,000 (2006 estimate)
English (official), Maori (official), Sign Language (official)
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Natural Resources: coal, gold, hydropower, iron ore, limestone, natural gas, sand, timber