Kiwiana flashcards for kids

Explore New Zealand Flashcards

We started ou Flash of Culture adventure firstly with the Explore Australia flashcard set. After the success of that creativity baby, New Zealand was the first country to pop in a Creative Guru Sam's head.
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A group of kiwi birds is called a tribe

What do you call a group of kiwis?

A group of kiwis (the bird not the people or the fruit 😉) is called a 'tribe'. It's a pretty intimidating word for cute little birds that can't fly, don't you think? 🐦 🌿 🇳🇿
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What do you call a group of penguins?

What do you call a group of penguins?

It's time for a fact that I'm sure you've never ever wondered about, but once you know it, your brain will be a little bit happier for it 😁 A group of penguins in the water is called a 'raft', but a group of penguins on land is called a 'waddle'. 🐧 You have to appreciate that the linguists who make these things up have taken the logical path, but what happens when the group of penguins is jumping into the water, and some of them are half in the water and half out??? 🤔
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Yellow-Eyed Penguin fun fact

How deep can penguins dive?

Not only are the Yellow-Eyed Penguin cute, they pretty good divers too! They eat small fish along the seafloor, diving depths of between 40-160 metres on trips that can last from several hours up to a full day 🐧 😲
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A dairy in New Zealand fun fact

What is a 'dairy' in New Zealand?

Hopefully, today's fun fact will avoid any confusion when visiting New Zealand 😉 Also, because curiosity got the better of me, I researched different names for 'corner store' around the world. 
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What's the difference between kiwi, kiwi and kiwi?

What's the difference between kiwi, kiwi and kiwi?

Today's fun fact will help you know your kiwis from your kiwis from your... kiwifruit. So next time you're in New Zealand you don't pop into a shop and ask for a kiwi because who knows what you may get? 🤷🏻‍ 🤣🤣🤣
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What is a New Zealand Bach?

What is a New Zealand Bach?

Our Explore New Zealand flashcards are full of beautiful designs, and the Bach flashcard is one of my favourites. For those that don't know, a Bach (pronounced "batch") is a small, often very modest holiday home or beach house in New Zealand. 
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New Zealand Christmas tree

Have you ever heard of the New Zealand Christmas tree?

Have you ever heard of the New Zealand Christmas tree? This pretty tree is known as Pōhutukawa in Māori or Pohutukawa in English. The tree is renowned for its vibrant colour and its ability to survive even perched on rocky, precarious cliffs. It also an important place in New Zealand culture as it represents strength and beauty.
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