Signs and Things

No, we don't have bake sales—but how about a Possum and Pig Hunt!

No, we don’t have bake sales—but how about a Possum and Pig Hunt!

NZ's No. 1 Breakfast Cereal. It tastes kind of like—cardboard.

NZ’s No. 1 Breakfast Cereal. It tastes kind of like—cardboard.

 

Rules for the hunt in case you're interested.

Rules for the hunt in case you’re interested.

Kiwi mailbox

Kiwi mailbox

A few quiets—that would be drinks. . .

A few quiets—that would be drinks. . .

That's right - insulate your house with wool!

That’s right – insulate your house with wool!

 

What can I say—it's the Queen's birthday.

What can I say—it’s the Queen’s birthday.

Rebecca in a giant kiwi fruit

Rebecca in a giant kiwi fruit

This medication will give you all the disease so you won't have to worry about getting them!

This medication will give you all the disease so you won’t have to worry about getting them!

Sheep

Sheep

Good deal on Merino Possum socks

Good deal on Merino Possum socks

Bobbys

Bobbys fish and chips

Tsunami warning sign

Tsunami warning sign

What's 'manchester' — apparently linens and things. From Manchester, England where all cotton goods once came from.

What’s ‘manchester’ — apparently linens and things. From Manchester, England where all cotton goods once came from.

Artwork at  Quarry Park

Artwork at Quarry Park

Kiwifruit Capital of the World

Kiwifruit Capital of the World

Trolleys are what we call shopping carts.

Trolleys are what we call shopping carts.

 

Trundlers are also what we call shopping carts.

Trundlers are also what we call shopping carts.

Got to slow down for those judder bars.

Got to slow down for those judder bars.

 

Dual-flush toilet common in New Zealand to conserve water—top of toilet with two buttons on top for releasing water, one for liquid waste releases 3 liters of water, and the other for solid waste releases 6 liters.

Dual-flush toilet common in New Zealand to conserve water—top of toilet with two buttons on top for releasing water, one for liquid waste releases 3 liters of water, and the other for solid waste releases 6 liters.

New Zealand electrical outlet—different shaped outlet, 230 volts compared to US’s 120 volts and with little switches to turn each outlet on and off individually.

New Zealand electrical outlet—different shaped outlet, 230 volts compared to US’s 120 volts and with little switches to turn each outlet on and off individually.

How can you make your tires do that?

How can you make your tires do that?

Typical 'dairy' (convenience store).

Typical ‘dairy’ (convenience store).

Roundabout.

Roundabout.

There's that 'manchester' again.

There’s that ‘manchester’ again.

Whilst.

Whilst.

That's right, High Tea.

That’s right, High Tea.

 

Typical roundabout.

Typical roundabout.

Whānau is Maori for extended family.

Whānau is Maori for extended family.

New Zealand has a high incidence of skin cancer due to the hole in the ozone layer . . . and the price of sunscreen.

New Zealand has a high incidence of skin cancer due to the hole in the ozone layer . . . and the price of sunscreen.

Shellfish gathering limits.

Shellfish gathering limits.

 

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