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Flavour of New Zealand

NZ popular culture 1960 onward

Remember these

Some items of kiwiana that existed, died out, or arrived in the years since 1960. Click an item from the box below.

Ten-speed Bicycles

Dominant in the 1970s, the 10 speed bicycle made use of front and rear derailleurs which had been invented much earlier.

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Woman's bike image from wenbru, mens' bike from ninthwave , derailleur by moonraker2; traders on Trademe