New Zealand! New Zealand! In Praise of Kiwiana

Author(s): Stephen Barnett

NZ Art & Artists | Secondhand

Ingenious, robust and characterful, New Zealand’s popular culture is, well, unique anyway. Few others could claim, for example, that it’s national softdrink began life in a cow paddock, or that its first free-flow frozen food was produced using a hammer.
These remarkable facts and others are revealed in this book, a whimsical lucky-dip into New Zealand’s popular culture. Gathering together some of the threads that go to form the fabric of the Kiwi national character, the authors have fashioned a work that is loaded with nostalgia and wry fun. Surveying our popular life and customs, from the Buzzy Bee to Weet-Bix, New Zealand! New Zealand! is a celebration of Kiwiana that reveals many surprises at the same time.


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General Fields

  • : 9780340485811
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : September 1989
  • : ---length:- '29'width:- '22'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stephen Barnett
  • : Paperback
  • : 306.40993
  • : very good
  • : 272