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South Island

An island of New Zealand southwest of North Island, from which it is separated by Cook Strait. It is the larger but less populous of the country's two principal islands.

South Island

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(Placename) the South Island the largest island of New Zealand, separated from the North Island by the Cook Strait. Pop: 1 048 200 (2013 est). Area: 153 947 sq km (59 439 sq miles)

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the largest island of New Zealand. 863,603; 57,843 sq. mi. (149,813 sq. km).
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Noun1.South Island - the larger but less populous of two main islands of New ZealandSouth Island - the larger but less populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from North Island by Cook Strait
New Zealand Islands, New Zealand - North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
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Sam, an operations technician in Grangemouth, proposed to Claire while on a camping trip in Makarora on South Island, New Zealand.
Kakapo White Wine, South Island, New Zealand (PS6, Asda) WITH flashes of freshness, this appealing blend of sauvignon blanc and riesling has all the limey, lemony, zestiness, with refreshing vibrancy topped with hints of exotic fruits - and the acidity to neutralise the heat of fiery Indian and Asian dishes, or anything with wasabi.
Kakapo White Wine, South Island, New Zealand (PS6, Asda) WITH flashes of freshness, this appealing blend of sauvignon blanc and riesling has all the limey, lemony, zestiness, with refreshing vibrancy topped with hints of exotic fruits - and the acidity to neutralise the heat of fiery Indian and Asian Luis Felipe Edwards Reserva Viognier 2018, Central Valley, Chile (currently reduced to PS6.74 from PS8.99 until Feb 19, Waitrose) ONE of the virtues of viognier is that this increasingly popular, richly scented, peachy white tastes delicious on its own, but also pairs beautifully with aromatic and spicy foods.
Defence Force firefighters combat the Richmond fire near Nelson, South Island, New Zealand yesterday.
They captivate and capture the heart taking you on a journey across the world to the dream-like coastline and stunning scenery of South Island, New Zealand.
Routes through the South Island, New Zealand. There were some great coastal roads and the scenery was beautiful.
McGlonc MS, Moar NT (1998) Dryland Holocene vegetation history, central Otago and the Mackenzie Basin, South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 36, 91-111.
For the study, we obtained a total of 363 human-derived STEC O157:H7 isolates from the national Enteric Reference Laboratory (Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, Upper Hutt, New Zealand) along with the associated PFGE profiles (restriction enzyme XbaI) and geographic data (North or South Island, New Zealand, and region on each island).
Which is the largest city on South Island, New Zealand? 5.
Vic produced "In the Hills" taken during a mountain walk on the Kepler Trail in South Island, New Zealand.

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