(Closed) *spinoff* What do you associate New Zealand with?

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Post # 18
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Sheep and Lord of the Rings Tongue Out

Oh and rugby (union) and the All Blacks of course.

Post # 19
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Lovely accents

Post # 20
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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@MsChandler:  How’s the humour different?  A kiwi once told me you guys were big on self deprecating humour, but I think that’s quite Australian too.

For all our differences, I think NZ is more like Australia than anywhere else (and vice versa).

I’m not sure why, but of all the those policing shows, NZ Motorway patrol is my favourite.

Post # 21
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

Jaffa, cheese rolls,  fiordland’s waterfalls, clouds.

 

 

 

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Post # 22
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Beautiful landscapes and polite people!

Post # 23
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

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@aussiemum1248:  i think it’s quite different too… not just the humour but a general culture thing. NZ is essentially a small town (compared to Aus) and that breeds something different. There’s a sense of punching above our weight and a sense of doing things our way rather than the status quo. As in – Aussies are quite brash and expect to do well on the world stage, NZ is constantly surprised by our successes. I’m actually doing a terrible job of describing it but its actually really hard to put into words.  It’s actually what I miss most about living in NZ though, that pride for my country that will never go away.

Post # 24
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Amazing accents, kiwis, and beer. (my good friend studied abroad there and he drank a lot of beer for some pub challenge or something? i dont even know…)

Post # 27
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Kiwis and Cows! For some reason Anchor butter comes to mind and mountains.

Post # 28
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

 

Bungee jumping!! It was started there, yes? I’ve always wanted to go!!! 🙂

Post # 29
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Cabin

Zorbing and vast beautiful lands

Post # 30
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Kiwis lol

Grassy hills/plains

Peaceful

Sexy Accents

Australia.  Lol don’t know why – same accents maybe?  I always think of Aus when I think of NZ

 

Post # 31
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Serafino Wines

The landscape/scenery and the wine!! Oh and I associate Fergburger with Queenstown! Haha

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