New Zealand’s Navy, Army and Air Force are modest, but the Dominion fought in World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Korea, the Second Boer War, the Malayan Emergency, the Gulf War and the Afghanistan War. Marg Kronfeld of BK Enterprises in Auckland, New Zealand is invested in the part New Zealand has played in peacekeeping missions to Cyprus, Somalia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, the Sinai, Angola, Cambodia, Iran-Iraq border, Bougainville, East Timor and the Solomons. Admirably placed on the Commitment to Development Index, New Zealand is 8th among the world’s developed countries in dedication to the benefit of poorer nations, and fourth on the Global Peace Index as a most peaceful country of the world. New Zealand ranks 14th out of 132 ranked countries on the 2012 Environmental Performance Index for environmental protection.
The modern New Zealand of Marg Kronfeld depends significantly upon exports for its gross domestic product, over 24% of its output. Food products make up over half of its international export trade, followed by wood. Dairy products dominate food exports, followed by meat, wool, fruit, wine and seafood. 31% of New Zealand’s energy comes from hydroelectric and geothermal power. New Zealanders, or kiwi, as Marg Kronfeld of BK Enterprises calls herself, enjoy the best of a variety of worlds: the Maori culture holds tribal festivals which reflect the modern Polynesian influences in the Pacific archipelago, Australian aboriginal and British influences and immigrants are a strong historical perspective, Protestant and Catholic religious presence has resulted in strong changes in original native culture, and the presence of Asian immigrants and influence brings yet another flavor to New Zealand life.