Italy is 13% larger than New Zealand.
Area: 301,340 km2 World Factbook
Population: 61,680,122 (July 2014) World Factbook
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Southern Europe. To the north, Italy borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia, and is approximately delimited by the Alpine watershed, enclosing the Po Valley and the Venetian Plain. Wikipedia
Area: 267,710 km2 World Factbook
Population: 4,401,916 (July 2014) World Factbook
New Zealand is an Oceanian island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses – that of the North Island, or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island, or Te Waipounamu – and numerous smaller islands. Wikipedia