The kiwi is one of NZ's most famous and recocnisable icons. They are our a native animal to New Zealand and something we as New Zealanders are very proud of as it cannot be found in any other country around the world!!!
The Kea is a large species of parrot found on the South Island of New Zealand. Although it is mostly olive green, it has brilliant orange under its wings. They are known for their intelligence and curiousity. The kea is the world's only alpine parrot.
11 Things I Am Glad I Packed for New Zealand- Her Packing List. I would also include toiletries. If you are looking for something specific there is a good chance you won't find it in nZ or it'll be super expensive.
New Zealand: They're one of the most peaceful countries in the world! Their military is mainly used for disaster relief efforts and helping other countries. Plus, if you think movies like Narnia and Lord of the Rings are pretty... well THIS IS NARNIA!!!