New Zealand

Linux Around The World: New Zealand

Last Updated on February 20, 2023

New ZealandOfficial Languages: English, Māori, New Zealand Sign Language
Population: 5.1 million
Capital: Wellington
Currency: New Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)
Major Industries: Dairy, beef and sheep farming, forestry, fisheries, horticulture

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses — the North Island and the South Island, as well as over 700 smaller islands.

User Groups

LocationLinux User Group
AucklandAuckLUG: Auckland Linux Users Group seeks to raise the profile of Linux and help makes Linux and Linux related software available.
AucklandDevOps Auckland
AucklandAKLRUG: Auckland R Users Group brings together users of R (from industry and academia alike) to exchange knowledge, inspire new users and spur the adoption of R for innovative research and commercial applications.
HamiltonWLUG: Waikato Linux Users Group exists for the betterment of Free software (on any platform) and Free Operating Systems such as Linux or BSD.
WellingtonWOSSAT: Wellington Open Source Show And Tell is a monthly meetup for fans of all things open — Open Source, Open Standards, Open Hardware and Open Data.
WellingtonNew Zealand Python User Group is a group for professional developers and users of the Python programming language in New Zealand to expand our network of people, opportunities and ideas.

Did You Know? New Zealand is renowned for its beautiful national parks, dynamic Māori culture, incredible hiking trails, and world-class skiing and surfing.

There are 9 sheep per person in New Zealand, making it the highest ratio in the world.

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