Where is New Zealand located?

See Web Links for a map showing the location of New Zealand New Zealand is in the South Pacific Ocean, east across the Tasman Sea from the south east coast of Australia. It is a long, narrow, mountainous country consisting of two major islands, the North and South Island, the smaller Stewart Island and many other small islands. The climate ranges from sub-tropical in the far north, to sub-Antarctic in the far south. New Zealand is a 3 hour flight from Australia.