Kiwiana is basically the name given to the collection of images that represent fun things that evoke a feeling of being typically Kiwi. They can be old things, new things, toys, items of clothing - basically anything that would make someone from New Zealand instantly recognise it as a symbol of their nation.
Here's an example of what would be called Kiwana:
And this is what was sent by Debbie from New Zealand - a handmade laminated collage featuring various items of Kiwiana in the shape of the two main Islands.
Isn't that a fun thing to learn about through a Culture Swap? Thanks Debbie for your package.
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