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The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_zealand New Zealand] was named after the province [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeeland Zeeland] in the Netherlands and the island of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasman Tasman] was named after the Dutch explorer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Tasman Abel Tasman] who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.
 
The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_zealand New Zealand] was named after the province [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeeland Zeeland] in the Netherlands and the island of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasman Tasman] was named after the Dutch explorer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Tasman Abel Tasman] who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.
 
'''See also''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_colonial_empire Dutch Colonial Empire]
 
  
 
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The country of New Zealand was named after the province Zeeland in the Netherlands and the island of Tasman was named after the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.