New Zealand Slang: T

Ta – thanks

Tata – goodbye

Takeaways – fastfood

Take a hike – go away

Taxi – cab

Tea – dinner

Tertiary education – education above secondary school

Tramping – hiking

Togs – swim suit

Toll call – long distance phone call

Thick – not so smart

The States – U.S.A.

Tip – rubbish dump

Tiki tour – scenic tour

Tin foil – aluminum foil

Tinny – a tin foil wrap which contains marijuana

Tip – dump or recycle depot

Too much – great, very pleased

Tu meke – great (Maori origin)


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