The surfboard can be a work of art, as this carved decorative board made by Aaron Kereopa of Raglan shows. The board is called ‘Whai’ and its design was inspired by the way killer whales hunt stingrays in Raglan Harbour.
Do you speak New Zillund?
As I was conducting "research" for this post, I found a hitherto undiscovered piece of blog brilliance entitled U2 vs Jane Austen, and a salient article about How to Speak like a Kiwi: Non-NZers find it hard to understand us when we say words like bed - they sound more like bid. Likewise, bid sounds…