Whether they admit it or not, all Kiwis belong to a tribe. They view other tribes with a mixture of suspicion, envy, amusement and derision, sometimes without even realising they're part of it. Jane Phare looks at 10 Tribes of Auckland.

1. uRAFs (Ultra-Rich And Famous)

This tribe have walk-in wardrobes the size of living rooms - big enough for a chaise, a champagne fridge and a yoga mat.

They have an SUV in the six-car garage but it won't be a common Range Rover Sport or Porsche Cayenne. More likely a Lamborghini Urus or Bentley Bentayga is needed to

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2. Golden SODs (Spending Our Dosh)

3. iLOWs (I Live On Waiheke)

4. iSEGs (Intellectual Smug Eco-Gurus)

5. The laughing Pasifikas

6. MEMs (Making Ends Meet)

7. The blenders

8. FIMs (Fluent In Māori)

9. OSPs (Over Sharing Parents)

10. The Gym Nation