New Zealand Culture & Society
New Zealand has a unique cultural identity. Decidedly multi-cultural, modern New Zealand society is a fusion of Polynesian, Asian and European cultures. New Zealanders are recognised globally for their progressive humanitarian stance, liberal politics and world-leading social welfare.
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From Polynesian settlement to Post-Colonial identity, learn about New Zealand's comparatively short history.
Read about New Zealand's unique and beautiful Maori culture.
Including the correct protocol for visiting a Maori meeting house, or Marae.
New Zealand political parties, political history and current Prime Minister.
Common Maori language terms and a brief guide to Kiwi slang.
From pohutukawa to pavlova, Kiwiana are unique cultural icons of which New Zealanders are very proud...