Which Kiwi icons should be turned into emojis?
Topping the list of the most Finnish things to convert into
The Finnish government will release these new
So that got us thinking, should we have our own Kiwi
We've come up with a few ideas of what icons of Kiwiana could translate well into
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1. A pair of jandals
It's our national footwear and a good identifier of Kiwis abroad. You can't have a set of Kiwi
2. An All Blacks jersey
Whether you love them or hate them, you can't deny that the All Blacks are one of the most recognisable symbols of New Zealand on the world stage.
3. The Webb Ellis Cup
With the latest Rugby World Cup win, the Webb Ellis Cup has now called New Zealand home longer than any other nation. We're claiming it.
4. A chilly bin
This one is a bit debatable, considering the Aussies and their "
5. A kiwi
The little flightless bird that gave us our nickname would be a great emoji, especially considering there's also a koala one in use.
6. A Buzzy Bee toy
The Kiwi kid's favourite toy - it would be
7. Stubbies and gumboots
It's our answer to the kimono emoji, a veritable form of cultural Kiwi dress.
Messaging the essentials needed for the Christmas shopping list would be so much easier with a pavlova emoji on hand.
9. A kiwifruit
If melons and aubergines can make it onto the emoji list, then so can humble kiwifruit.
10. The silver fern
Some may not want it on our flag, but the silver fern is still New Zealand's national symbol. You couldn't create a range of Kiwi
What piece of Kiwi culture would you most like to see turned into an emoji and why? Let us know in the comments!