Elegant and current, this book contains more than 1500 unique NZ words and expressions. Dianne Bardsley, the author, delves into the growth and change of New Zealand English, the influence of Māori language, and the associations between society and our language. The root of ‘Kiwi-isms’ are explored, in all facets of NZ life. An indispensable reference book and a must have for anyone who loves language.
Specially illustrated by artist John Reynolds.
Hardback - 225mm x 150mm x 35mm