New Zealand words/phrases Bring A Plate = bring food to share for a meal. Does NOT mean that the host is short of crockery as some red-faced aliens have discovered !!
Underside of Silver Fern ponga. This unique New Zealand fern became an icon on NZ butter, cheese, tobacco and the railcar on the Main Trunk Line between Auckland and Wellington. NZ was once known as Fernland.
Kia Kaha - Māori phrase used by both the Māori and Pākehā (European) people of New Zealand. Used as an affirmation
Check out New Zealand's National Bird at Auckland Zoo
New Zealand Fantail Flycatcher
The tui, a bird of the honeyeater family, New Zealand
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A pukeko is a New Zealand bird.
Takahe - Auckland Zoo, New Zealand
The Feijoa - fruit from New Zealand. Can just about smell these. Miss them so much.....