In one of our longer blogs, we take an in-depth look at the history of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This blog covers the major events in our country's short history, from its discovery by Polynesian explorers, to the end of World War II.
These films feature NZ scenery or are movies that Kiwis worked on in their home country. Please note that these films aren’t based on New Zealand or feature legendary NZ film moments. For that list please see our top 15 iconic NZ films blog.
These are the movies made in New Zealand by a local director, which are about Kiwi life and feature many actors who are New Zealanders. You won’t find Lord of the Rings on this list, you will have to wait till next week for the top International movies shot in NZ.
Like any country around the world, New Zealand has many slang words. Just like understanding the fast Kiwi accent, NZ slang will take some getting used to. Here is a quick and handy guide for international students to use to help you make sense of our lingo.