New ZealandJan 22nd, 2012
|License:||Free for personal use only|
|Category:||Travel & hotels|
About the Set They say you should write about what you know, and I'm sure roughly the same applies to drawing. Having spent a year in the land of the All Blacks, I thought I would explore some of the impressions of New Zealand/Aotearoa.
Some of the Icons in the set might be unfamiliar to someone not versed in Kiwi culture, but it's a rough idea of the sights and objects that stayed in my memory after travelling through the country as a sunburnt Irishman. This is also intended more as a backpacker set than a tourist board one. Also some things just make crap icons, no matter how you cajole them onto a desktop. That said, there may be a follow up set for any glaring omissions.
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Aotearoa: The original name for New Zealand which means "Land of the Long White Cloud" Moko: Maori Facial Tattoo Marae: A traditional meeting house in the Maori community. Beehive: The Government Building in Wellington. Mount Taranaki: A distinctive mountain in the North Island. Bach: A holiday home/beach hut. Jandals: The humble holiday sandals. Buzzy Bee : A staple of every Kiwi's toy box L&P: A concoction not allowed outside of New Zealand's borders. Stands for Lemon & Paeroa.
The Kiwi Slang Dictionary will provide some explanation as to any other phrases used in this set.
Cian Walsh Icon Designer www.afterglow.ie
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