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CultureShock! New Zealand by Peter Oettli

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‘New Zealanders visit at the back door. The front door is for street collectors and people looking for somebody.’

—Gordon C Slatter, A Gun in My Hand

 

 

 

 

 

GETTING FED AND WATERED

Not very many years ago, I had to drive a foreign VIP from Hamilton to Auckland. As we were driving through a small country town around lunchtime, he suddenly felt the pangs of hunger and insisted that we stop there and then for lunch. I was rather dubious, but he pointed to a sign that said ‘Restaurant’ above the entrance to what was a fish shop. It had a back room ...

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