Kōrero: Kiwi

Kiwi as symbol: patriotic statue (1 o 6)

Kiwi as symbol: patriotic statue

The kiwi has become an omnipresent symbol in New Zealand, being represented in an extraordinary range of poses and personalities and serving many different purposes from advertising to kitsch. This kiwi, adorned with the New Zealand flag, is at the southern entrance to Ōtorohanga.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Kiwi - A kiwi country: 1930s–2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10201/kiwi-as-symbol-patriotic-statue (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 15 May 2015