New Zealand is a pacific ocean and country in Oceania (near Australia) that is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and many small islands. Its national flag features the British Union Jack and four red stars on a blue background. The national bird is the kiwi and the national plant is the fern. In New Zealand there are two languages: Maori and English. Maori is the language used by New Zealand's natives. Its capital is Wellington, but its largest city is Auckland.