Scenic Trips 347218 en-nz Scenic Trips 30 Kiwi Word Hooker In some countries hooker can mean a prosttitute, so the word must be used with caution in New Zealand. In one of New Zealands National winter sports. A hooker is known as a player that is in the front row of a rugby scrum. 001, 29 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 The right for women to vote. In early New Zealand,as other countries around the world. 050, 9 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Kiwi Term To spit the dummy The rubber treat commonnly given to young babies to suck is decribed by Americans as a pacifier, where New Zealanders retain the British term dummy. 050, 9 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Kiwi Pavlova This dessert called pavlova is one of New Zealand's most popular. Pavlova is made by beating egg whites to a very stiff consistency then baking it. The funny thing about this tasty dessert is that Australia and New Zealand have been arguing about who invented it since the 1930s. Regards Brent 047, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Kiwi Words Gidday This is an abbreviation used in Australia and by us Kiwis, it's a reduced English greeting for telling someone to have a good day. By the end of the 20th century the term was used by most New Zealanders, sometimes in a joking fashion. 047, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Our new Blog post will be updated soon... We are starting a new blog, which will cover interesting facts about New Zealand, our experiences on various tours and lots more. 039, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200