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.

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

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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 18 September 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 15 May 2015