Kōrero: Manners and social behaviour

Queuing

Queuing

People line up to get on a Wellington commuter train in 2011. In New Zealand when a number of people are waiting for a service it is expected that they will form an orderly queue so that the people who arrived first are the first to be served. This is seen as fair and prevents jostling and arguments.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Manners and social behaviour - A guide to modern New Zealand manners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39858/queuing (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013