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The Tasman Sea, flanked by SE Australia to the west, and New Zealand to the east

Trans-Tasman is an adjective used primarily in Australia and New Zealand, which signifies an interrelationship between both countries. Its name originates from the Tasman Sea which lies between the two countries. For example, Trans-Tasman commerce would refer to commerce between these two countries.

Trans-Tasman events[edit]

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