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Understanding the Kiwi Language

Every country develops its own slang, which can make it difficult for overseas visitors to understand. New Zealand is no exception, often the same word, for example "True" can have three very different meanings.

"Went out last night, got a flat tire bro"
"True, that sux"

"I'm getting married"
"True, good one bro"

"Happy Birthday mate, got you those tickets you wanted"
"True! I'm stoked!"

So to help out all the confused visitors, here's a quick guide to understanding the Kiwi Language...


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