• PopPress
  • August 2, 2016
  • StopPress Team

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.

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The Compendium: 16 August

  • PopPress
  • August 16, 2019
  • StopPress Team
The Compendium: 16 August

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