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The New Zealand accent
New Zealand English vocabulary
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19th century American English Auckland Australian English borrowing Britain British English broadcasting bush Canterbury Cardinal vowel Christchurch Cockney colloquial colonial compounds Cook described dialect dinkum diphthong distinctive New Zealand England English vocabulary example expressions FOOTROT FLATS form of English Fred Dagg girl grammar heard high rising terminal immigrants influence informal Kiwi language linguistic Listener loanwords Maori words meaning North noun Pakeha phonetic Phullup Professor Arnold Wall programmes pronounced pupils question Radio New Zealand reference regional vocabulary rising terminal contour Robin Lakoff settlement settlers single origin theory slang someone South Island Southland speak speakers Speech Board spelling standard suggested syllable talk Taranaki Tasman teachers television tongue varieties of English vowel sounds Wellington West Coast women words and usages writing Zealand accent Zealand Dictionary Zealand English Zealand pronunciation Zealand speech Zealand usage Zealand vowel