sweet as: commonly similar to "alright" or "cool"
kiwis: people from New Zealand (the fruits are called "kiwifruits" here)
sorted: prepared/understood. ex:"Do we have drinks sorted for tonight? Sweet as."
capsicum: bell pepper
rock mellon: cantaloupe
college: high school
maths: math (they commonly say it as if it's plural for some crazy reason)
aluminium: aluminum (I'm in a geology class so I hear this a lot)
boot: the trunk of a car
zed: that's what they call the letter Z (NZ is pronounced "en zed")
yeah, nah: yes (sometimes no)
chur (colloquial form of "chur, bur"): similar to "no problem" etymology: possibly a delineation of "sure bro"
couldn't be bothered: similar to "didn't feel like it," but more dismissive. variant: couldn't be fucked (meaning the same thing, but similar in style to "didn't give a fuck")
There are so many more. This list is just off the top of my head. Next post will have a list of things in NZ culture that are better than US culture! oooh!
pictures of stuff:
|At the trailhead at midnight|
|2 hour night hike? let's do it|
|totally baller stick insect. poor camouflage skills, though|
|check that gear|
|closest I got to a real picture of climbing|