New Zealand Facts: did you know that New Zealand is part of the 'Zealandia' continent, of which, 93% is submerged? Europe. 21 Fun Facts about Iceland. As most of you will now know, I am living in New Zealand (the place of my birth). Before leaving the UK I decided that I would write a list. New Zealand Facts for Kids. Learn some interesting information about New Zealand while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that's perfect for kids!. It is illegal for drug companies to advertise to consumers almost everywhere in the world. In fact, many tourists suffer damages on their car rentals thanks to this little bird. There is a giant carnivorous snail living in the South Island. Maori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. The seals reside at the southern end of the south island and on some small islands even further south.