new Zealand, kiwiana

Kiwiana are certain items and icons from New Zealand's heritage, especially from around the middle of the 20th century that are seen as representing iconic Kiwi elements. These "quirky things that contribute to a sense of nationhood"[1] include both genuine cultural icons and kitsch.
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Glass milk bottles with foil tops which birds would peck at!

Glass milk bottles with foil top.We even had a delivery milkman who put the bottles in the milk box by the front door.

All sizes | Tooty Frooties | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Given these as a prize at school sports day and cried because I wanted jelly tots instead. I never forgave Tooty Frooties.

Four Square Man for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints

Four Square Man for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints. Original concept and drawing attributed to Dick Frizell. (Father of Otis, another great artist)

Jaffas are sweet orange flavoured, candy coated chocolate balls that come from New Zealand. #kiwiana

Jaffas are sweet orange flavoured, candy coated chocolate balls that come from…

Ladies A Plate by Jason Kelly for Sale - New Zealand Art Prints

Jason Kelly With its continual ‘pith’ takes, satirical twists and quirky edges my work is asking you to have a chuckle.

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