The trivia questions at the recent DUCW Waitangi & Australia Day club event had most of us scratching our heads. See how you do with these Kiwi questions. Ready to get started?
- Who was the first European known to have sighted New Zealand, and which country was he from?
- Where is the “art deco” capital of NZ?
- How long is NZ’s coastline? (5, 15, 25, or 35 thousand kms)
- Gumboot Day is held in which city?
- How many native snake species are in NZ?
- Whose likeness is on the NZ $5 bill.
- How long is 90 Mile Beach, N of Waitangi?
- Foveaux Strait is the source of which seafood delicacy?
- What is the name of the largest fjord in NZ?
- Which clothing item symbolizes the America’s Cup win of 1995?
- What is the Cherry capital of NZ?
- Who said “New Zealanders who leave for Australia raise the IQs of both countrties”?
- How many NZ-bred winners have there been in the Melbourne Cup?
- In 1973, where was a temperature of 42.4ºC recorded?
- Abel Tasman, from The Netherlands.
- 15,000 km
- Sir Edmund Hillary
- 55 miles long
- Bluff Oysters
- Dusky Sound
- Red Socks
- Robert Muldoon
- 42 horses
- Rangiora, Feb. 1973
So, how did you do?
We’ll put the Australian questions in another post.