From the 1980s Pākehā began to explore their distinctive traditions and to argue that New Zealanders had a culture which was neither Māori nor British. There was an interest in ‘kiwiana’ – items of popular culture thought to be unique to New Zealand, such as the pāua-shell ash-tray.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Emma Dewson
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