Tag: Kiwi culture

Stray’s Ultimate NZ Summer Festival Guide

Stray’s Ultimate NZ Summer Festival Guide Soundsplash Festival in Raglan with Stray

No New Zealand summer experience is truly complete without attending one of the many world class music festivals held around the country. We’ve collated a list of some of the very best festivals New Zealand has to offer, each with its own flavour and musical genres. Many are located in truly unique parts of New […]

Stray cleans up with Sustainable Coastlines

Stray cleans up with Sustainable Coastlines

Stray focuses on showing travellers the best parts of New Zealand, and part of that mission is encouraging all travellers to keep NZ clean and green while they visit. Don’t think for a second we don’t practice what we preach – here’s how we made a difference with Sustainable Coastlines:

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 6: Stray Further but don’t attempt to drive!

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 6: Stray Further but don’t attempt to drive!

After five epic posts telling you the ins and outs of surviving Kiwi culture, guest blogger Sam from the UK gives his final insight into how best to travel around New Zealand… Now to see the country, taste the pies and learn the lingo, you’ll need some way to hit the road. As I’ve mentioned, […]

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 5: Beaches that beat Southend

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 5: Beaches that beat Southend

If you think you’ve already found the world’s best beaches (probably not Southend), New Zealand has them beat according to our guest blogger Sam the Brit. Here’s his best advice for enjoying the surf and sand of the Kiwi coastline. I know what you’re thinking, you’ve been to Southend, thrown up on one of the […]

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 4: Eating in New Zealand

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 4: Eating in New Zealand

You’re speaking like a local and dressed for Kiwi success – now what’s for dinner? Our guest blogger Sam from the UK is back to tell you all about New Zealand food. Food in NZ is same-same, but different to what we have back in the UK. Let me make this clear. Wattie’s and Heinz […]

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 3: Jandals, Singlets and Togs

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 3: Jandals, Singlets and Togs

Now that you understand basic New Zealand lingo, British guest blogger Sam’s next lesson is a tutorial on how to dress like a New Zealander. So we’ve covered the mighty jandal (now auto-correcting to “vandal”), but there are other items of apparel that have different Kiwi names and are used in different ways. The alternative […]

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 2: Kiwis vs Australians – A Lingo Lesson

New Zealand through the eyes of a Brit – Part 2: Kiwis vs Australians – A Lingo Lesson

After introducing you to Kiwi-land in Part 1, our guest blogger Sam Berwick is back with a lesson on common Kiwi lingo and how to really pronounce those crazy New Zealand place names. Kiwis and Australians are not the same. Antipodeans, yes; part of the same country, no. Kiwis are also not Australian. Yeah, they […]

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