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Springbok Online Casino began as THE online casino for South Africa. It shows in our celebration of so many things that South Africa has to offer. We have always felt that as an online casino, we are a lot more than just casino games. We have since expanded our horizons to cover the entire world but we remain especially connected to South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
So, to continue our last article that focused on the uniqueness of New Zealand, here are more of the things that make New Zealand special and some of the reasons we feel that Springbok is THE online casino for New Zealand.
New Zealand is home to some of the oddest animals in the world. We thought that the Big Five of South Africa were tops; we thought that the marsupials of Australia were also tops; now we have the strange and wonderful animals of New Zealand.
New Zealand has the world’s most honest political and business environment. In terms of political corruption, New Zealand is tied with Denmark for first place.
Despite being a thoroughly modern country, fully 33% of all New Zealand families owns a boat of some sort.
Same sex marriage became legal in New Zealand in 2013.
In the Lord of the Rings, the inhabitants and visitors to Middle Earth drank a local beer from New Zealand called Sobering Thought.
The Lord of the Rings movies injected over $200,000,000 into the New Zealand economy. The movies were so important that a Minister of the Lord of the Rings Movies was appointed.
As an indication of how much the Lord of the Rings movies meant to New Zealand, the country asked for and received exclusive permission to put Hobbit symbols on its coins.
The runway at the Gisborne airport has train tracks running down the middle. Neither trains nor planes have a stated right of way so they give way to each other before continuing on their way.
New Zealanders could not possibly consume all the cheese and butter they produce. Most of the 100 kilograms per capita of butter and 65 kilograms per capita of cheese go for export.
New Zealand has over 400 golf courses which makes it the highest number per capita in the world.
As a commercial endeavor this exotic sports dates back as far as 1988! It seems like it has been with us forever but the first commercial bungee jump took place off of the Kawarau Bridge in Queenstown. Before that, natives used vines to hold their feet!
The native New Zealand fruit is actually native to China! At one time it was called the Chinese gooseberry.
Unfortunately, New Zealand is still active seismically but the 50 or more volcanoes are thought to all be extinct.
The Australian constitution lists New Zealand as a state in Australia which means that New Zealand can join Australia any time it wants to. Australia shows no signs of trying to incorporate New Zealand by force and New Zealand shows no signs of wanting to join Australia by choice.
We hope that you have read enough about the wonderful facts that are unique to New Zealand that you will make Springbok Casino your online casino of choice.