Specialist: Kiwiana

From the quiz on 7/2/17.

  1. The common Kiwi phrase “world famous in New Zealand” originated as an advertising slogan for which popular New Zealand soft drink? L&P (Lemon & Paeroa)

  2. What name is shared by both a dance and a type of honeycomb toffee–studded vanilla ice cream that is peculiar to New Zealand? Hokey-pokey

  3. On account of its shape, what animal-related nickname is popularly given to the Executive Wing of the New Zealand parliament buildings? Beehive

  4. What name, from the Māori for “hang” and “image”, is given to a small greenstone pendant carved in the shape of a human? Hei-tiki

  5. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the “eighth Wonder of the World”, what is the common English name of the fjord (and popular tourist destination) known natively as Piopiotahi? Milford Sound


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