23 Beautiful Facts About New Zealand That’ll Surprise You

21Bob Semple tank

New Zealand's first tank was the Bob Semple tank. It used corrugated iron armor on a tractor base, with 6 machine guns as armament. After public ridicule, Bob Semple stood by his design, saying "I don’t see anyone else coming up with any better ideas."

22Whanganui River

As of 2017, Whanganui River, New Zealand's third-largest river is legally a person.

23New Zealand Navy

New Zealand was the last Navy in the world to stop the traditional midday rum ration.


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