Five weird facts you probably didn't know about New Zealand

Publish Date
Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 3:38PM
Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

1. Only 5% of NZ’s population is human- the rest are animals.

 

2. More people die in New Zealand each year playing lawn bowls than scuba diving.

 

3. There are more vending machines in Japan than there are people in New Zealand.


4.In 1990, the NZ prime minister appointed a National Wizard.

 

5. New Zealand is the only country with the right to put Hobbit-related images on its currency.

 

Bonus fact: NZ is the best country in the world!!