Quiz: How good is your New Zealand English?

Classic Kiwi objects depicted in a mural on the Otorohanga District Council building. Photo / Christine Cornege
Classic Kiwi objects depicted in a mural on the Otorohanga District Council building. Photo / Christine Cornege

How well do you know the "Kiwi" language? You can find out thanks to the latest in a series of Oxford Dictionary quizzes focuses on English, specifically New Zealand English.

Asking if you know your "hongi" from your "hangi", the list of 10 questions on oxforddictionaries.com covers classic Kiwi terms such as "munted" and "wop wops" as well as the meaning of Maori words such as puku, whanau and kai.

Options for the correct meaning of "jandals" include "practical jokers" and "jury" while "bar crawl" is suggested as a possible answer to the question "what is a tiki tour?"

Can you get all 10 questions correct?

Take the quiz

- nzherald.co.nz

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