Kiwiana Icons

This term our topic is Homegrown. We will be looking at icons, heroes and heritage that is uniquely New Zealand.
The home of NZ icons, heroes and
heritagethat make us uniquely "Kiwi”

Kiwiana — Celebrating Our
National Identity
Kiwiana on Wikipedia
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Poi E

In 1984 the totally Maori language title
track Poi-E topped the New Zealand
Pop charts for four consecutive weeks,
and was that year's biggest selling single -
outselling all international recording artists.
NZ icons or 'Kiwiana'

Photos of NZ icons or 'kiwiana' set to the
music of Dave Dobbyn and Th' Dudes.
Th' Dudes won single of the year with this
song 'Be Mine Tonight' in 1979.
Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay
Climb Everest, 1953

A special event in New Zealand's history?
Goodnight Kiwi

Why don't we have the Goodnight
Kiwi now?
Saving the Kiwi
How can we help?


Who was Fred Dagg?
Sir Peter Blake
What made him unique?


Red Socks Day
What's that about?

The All Blacks

This is the traditional All Black haka.
It was recorded at Eden Park, 2004.