There’s a new hashtag in the Twitterverse, and it is fuelled by Kiwis being self-deprecating about the bedrocks of New Zealand society, essentially taking a dig at the Kiwi brand. How could they?
The tweets which began appearing today with the hashtag #kiwitreason, see Kiwis taking the piss out of New Zealand culture.
Topics include marmite, rugby, the housing market, Lorde and cherry ripes.
Here’s a few of our favourites:
Once Were Warriors? Nuh, never seen it. #KiwiTreason— Tam Cramer ⚔ (@tamcramer) August 2, 2016
You can beat Wellington on a good day #kiwitreason— Jonathan Burgess (@JonatBASS) August 2, 2016
We're a world leader in a lot of things, but imagine how much more of a leader we'd be with nuclear weapons. #kiwitreason— Rainer Macalister (@rainermac) August 2, 2016
Renovating a house is my worst nightmare #kiwitreason— Jonathan Burgess (@JonatBASS) August 2, 2016
#KiwiTreason. Nothing wrong with underarm bowling..— Icehawk (@defeatmyself3) August 2, 2016
“You know, I just find Lorde’s music kinda weird” #kiwitreason— Sam Jarman (@samjarman) August 2, 2016
Let's just punch at our own weight #KiwiTreason— Elliott Serjeant (@elliottserjeant) August 2, 2016
The All Blacks have been doing well recently. We should sell them to China. #KiwiTreason— Morgan (@Morgan_Jones) August 2, 2016
Richie McCaw really didn't need a movie #KiwiTreason— What Would Barb Do? (@slothsrights) August 2, 2016
I find the song Loyal kind of boring to be honest #KiwiTreason— Chris (@Lukeurmyson) August 2, 2016
#KiwiTreason— SensibleChuckle (@SensibleChuckle) August 2, 2016
We basically have the same flag as Australia.