|Artificial marijuana - Synthetic cannabinoids (Synnies, K2, Spice, synthetic cannabis Kronic)
|Are manufactured chemical substances most often sprayed on to smokable plant material. Since July 2013 it’s illegal in New Zealand to possess any synthetic cannabis, party pills or herbal highs.
|More bolshie. Belligerent.
|An unofficial holiday at the start of summer, where it is traditional to share a crate of beer.
|Sweet fizzy drink
|Extremely fit or good looking
|General Practitioner. Family Doctor
|Petrol station which includes a convenience store
|Something or someone who is amusing and funny
|In my grill
|Having someone up ‘In my face’
|School level catering for Year 7 and 8 - usually ages 11-12 years
|Ka pai koe
|Good on you
|Kava (Piper methysticum) has been used as a ceremonial drink in the Pacific Islands for hundreds of years.The traditional use of kava before, during and after ceremonies is varied. Kava is used to welcome new guests or say goodbye to others. It has also been used to start a celebration, such as a wedding. The ceremony commences with the plant being pounded and the pulp placed into a cloth sack and mixed with water.
|A brand of comfy adjustable armchair that you can recline and put your feet up.
|The New Zealand Labour Party who were in power 2017-2023
|Money paid to an agent who arranges a rental property
|3,4-methylenedioxy-methanphetamine. A synthetic mood-altering drug. Also called ecstasy or molly.
|High ranking Samoan elders, such as chiefs and leaders.
|Methamphetamine (meth, P, ice, Tina) is an amphetamine-type stimulant.
|Grandchild or descendent
|To mulch something up
|National Certificates of Educational Achievement; qualifications for senior secondary school students.
|New Zealand, Aotearoa
|Not part of Australia
|Not my cuppa tea
|Not something I like
|On a pretty good wicket
|A cricketing term. Someone who is doing well financially and/or in a good position. Sitting pretty.
|Slot machines in casinos and pubs for gambling
|White (European) New Zealander
|A pōwhiri is a Māori welcoming ceremony, involving whaikōrero (formal speech) , waiata (singing) and kai (food).
|When someone is held in custody while they wait for their trial or sentencing.
|Cigarettes made by the person out of roll-your-own loose tobacco
|She’s right/ She’ll be right
|No need to worry. Everything will be alright.
|Tea or coffee break at work. Traditionally when one would have a smoke.
|Suspended from school
|Tailormade (by a cigarette company) cigarette
|A house where one can buy 'tinnies'. A small amount of marijuana wrapped in tin foil.
|A puff (inhale) of a joint – see above
|US dollar conversion
|$2.00NZ = $1.24US as at 16 May 2023
|Family. Or any group that acts like a family.
|Slang for No
|Slang for ‘scooping up’ something