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    Welcome to New Zealand...

    Hey guys, So from what I've seen, most Americans or other nationalities dont know of New Zealand or know where it is in the world. Its a weekday and I've got nothing to do so I thought I could give you a little 'History tour' of NZ that could make you want to come and visit this beautiful country *Beware, this is going to be a pretty long post*

    First off... New Zealand is located in the red circle



    obviously compared to bigger countries like America or Canada, NZ is very small. The population is 4,433,892. People usually gets mixed up with us and Australia (even though our flags are very similar)

    People that live are usually called "Kiwis" because our national bird is a Kiwi, hence my name 'Tall kiwi'

    (a picture of the Kiwi bird)

    our national sport that we're very good at is called Rugby

    as some of you may know, The Rugby World Cup (RWC) was held in New Zealand and our team won the cup

    Now... on to the food we have

    the nation wide famous soft drink that we have here is called L&P. It kind of has a unique taste I guess but it is very good



    so as many of you will know, a fruit that everyone in NZ should know, is the Kiwifruit

    as far as I know, other countries have it but with different names etc.

    there are two things that the Australians have decided that they own (but infact have just stole it from us...) are Pineapple Lumps and Pavlova



    Pineapple Lumps have a Pineapple flavoured marshmallow center and it is then covered in chocolate. Pavlova is pretty much made out of Egg, Sugar and Corn starch, have those ingrediants and you can make yourself a Pav

    Another Kiwi treat that we have here is the MEAT PIE! As far as i'm aware, The USA only have fruit pies like apple pie and other styles like pumpkin pie etc.

    here our famous ones would easily be the Mince Pie or the Steak and Cheese pie




    if any of you come to NZ, you HAVE to have one of these

    and lastly for food... our nation favourite, Fish and Chips

    deep fried fish with some hot chips, tomato sauce and lemon... om nom nom

    here I have just included some of the scenery you would expect to find in NZ. Most of the pictures are from the south island but two are from the north island (the steamy pictures)




    the two above is a huge thermal area, has boiling water under the ground and the local people usually cook their food in them


    this image above is from the milford track, It has a path through the very middle of it (you obviously cant see it in this picture). I walked it with my family late last year, it was 3 days walking and 4 nights sleeping in huts and set locations in the tramp. I would recommend it highly if you were to come and visit. It is about 16-18 kilometers walking each day and you'd be carrying a 15, 20, 25kg pack for the entire time...

    Lastly, I have a video that will show you our style of talking, our accent and the lingo and terminology that we use. Most people cant understand what we're saying or think that we have a British accent



    Hope you enjoyed this little 'tour' you could call it. An awesome place to come visit or stay and most people that have been here say that it is one of the most beautiful country's in the world.
    Last edited by Tall kiwi; 05-02-2012 at 12:40 AM.
    Oh hai der.

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    Well I live next Door, so I pretty much know where it is and what happens over there, also I love L&P! F***ing amazing drink!
    Last edited by Justin; 05-02-2012 at 12:43 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by REVIVE View Post
    Well I live next Door, so I pretty much know where it is and what happens over there, also I love L&P! F***ing amazing drink!
    aussies will probably know all this stuff anyways I knew oversea'rs would like L&P
    Oh hai der.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall kiwi View Post

    aussies will probably know all this stuff anyways I knew oversea'rs would like L&P
    I'm samoan, there's not much difference between us. You Like taro Chips?

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    Quote Originally Posted by REVIVE View Post


    I'm samoan, there's not much difference between us. You Like taro Chips?
    I like taro but I dont think i've had taro chips
    Oh hai der.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall kiwi View Post


    I like taro but I dont think i've had taro chips
    There like your normal packet of chips in the way that there cooked or baked but there oily and salty as anything but you always go back for more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by REVIVE View Post


    There like your normal packet of chips in the way that there cooked or baked but there oily and salty as anything but you always go back for more.
    oh nice, should send some to me
    Oh hai der.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall kiwi View Post

    oh nice, should send some to me
    If you know where your nearest islander store is, I'm sure you can pick some up from there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by REVIVE View Post


    If you know where your nearest islander store is, I'm sure you can pick some up from there.
    pfft thats probably like 10 minutes from my place
    Oh hai der.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall kiwi View Post


    pfft thats probably like 10 minutes from my place
    Mines thirty minutes away, and thats by car
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jabuuty671 View Post
    Cut to the chase and brag about all of your Skylines and S15's
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    i'm not indian though


    ---------- Post added at 10:39 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:39 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Domen View Post
    I'm Slovene and I know about New Zealand. It's a fact that americans are dumb when it comes to geography and stuff....
    pretty much was my targeted audience because i've come across some dumbass americans
    Oh hai der.

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