Kiwi Culture

An insight into what makes up the mixed New Zealand culture.
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New Zealand Dollars...we must have the most colourful currency in the world...

New Zealand Dollars...we must have the most colourful currency in the world...

In Dunedin, New Zealand ~ an annual Jaffa Race which is a charity event which involves the rolling of over 30,000 Jaffas down the world steepest street. Each Jaffa is sponsored by one person, with prizes to the winner and funds raised going to charity.

In Dunedin, New Zealand ~ an annual Jaffa Race which is a charity event which involves the rolling of over 30,000 Jaffas down the world steepest street. Each Jaffa is sponsored by one person, with prizes to the winner and funds raised going to charity.

Maori battalion from New Zealand in 2 World War. Photo b/w, soldiers, parade, history, never forget.

Maori battalion from New Zealand in 2 World War. Photo b/w, soldiers, parade, history, never forget.

Hine E Hine became the most familiar Maori song in NZ when, from 1979 to 1994, it was used as Tv Channel 2's closing-down song. Viewers were gently encouraged to follow the example of a cartoon kiwi tv technician who switched off the tv transmitter and went to sleep with his pet cat in the tv transmitter tower.

Hine E Hine became the most familiar Maori song in NZ when, from 1979 to 1994, it was used as Tv Channel 2's closing-down song. Viewers were gently encouraged to follow the example of a cartoon kiwi tv technician who switched off the tv transmitter and went to sleep with his pet cat in the tv transmitter tower.

NZ currency - top to bottom: Sir Edmund Hillary (first man to climb Mt. Everest 1953), Kate Sheppard (NZ women's rights activist 1893), Queen Elizabeth II (Queen of British Commonwealth Realms 1952-present), Apirana Ngata (NZ politician 1905-1943), Ernest Rutherford (NZ nuclear physicist, Nobel prize in Chemistry 1908)

NZ currency - top to bottom: Sir Edmund Hillary (first man to climb Mt. Everest 1953), Kate Sheppard (NZ women's rights activist 1893), Queen Elizabeth II (Queen of British Commonwealth Realms 1952-present), Apirana Ngata (NZ politician 1905-1943), Ernest Rutherford (NZ nuclear physicist, Nobel prize in Chemistry 1908)

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/179639377/all-blacks-rugby-sign-i-support-the-all

All Blacks Rugby Sign - I support the All Blacks and whoever's playing the Wallabies - New Zealand Rugby Union Kiwi Sign

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/179639377/all-blacks-rugby-sign-i-support-the-all

The 1st bloke to climb Mount Everest "Because it was there" "It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." - Sir Edmund Hillary

The 1st bloke to climb Mount Everest "Because it was there" "It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." - Sir Edmund Hillary

Pineapple Lumps - voted #60 in the 101 Must-Do's for Kiwis for 2012! www.aatravel.co.nz/101

Pineapple Lumps - voted #60 in the 101 Must-Do's for Kiwis for 2012! www.aatravel.co.nz/101

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