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  • proper n. The northernmost of the two major islands making up New Zealand.

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  • n. the smaller but more populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from South Island by Cook Strait

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Examples

  • She felt so discouraged that she was almost tempted to call North Island and invite her last official consort back for a vacation.

    The Songs of Distant Earth

  • The east coast of the North Island is a hotbed for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to latest Ministry of Health figures.

    Hawke's Bay Today

  • Castle called the North Island newspaper on Tuesday and asked them to accompany him to the police station.

    The Age News Headlines

  • '' There is an active front that has been moving through the lower North Island, which is preceded by some very moist north westerlies, '' he said.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • New Zealand is an island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (commonly called the North Island and the South Island), and numerous smaller islands, most notably Stewart Island/Rakiura and the Chatham Islands.

    WN.com - Articles related to World's major trade powers to push for Doha deal to boost economy

  • The latest one was that one had opened but in the middle of North Island which is the middle of the middle of nowhere .

    retail hell

  • "While researching this issue, we noted that 'North Island' and 'South Island' are actually not official names under our legislation, despite their common long-term usage," Grant said.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (commonly called the North Island and the South

    WN.com - Articles related to World's major trade powers to push for Doha deal to boost economy

  • Board chairman Don Grant said "While researching this issue, we noted that 'North Island' and 'South Island' are actually not official names under our legislation, despite their common long-term usage.

    whoar.co.nz

  • AUCKLAND—A stranded cargo vessel off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island has spilled more oil into the ocean, as efforts to pump the remaining oil off the ship are hampered by bad weather, Maritime New Zealand said on Tuesday.

    New Zealand Ship Spills More Oil

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