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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.

Ex-army .303 Rifles

The ex-army .303 rifle in its different forms may have shot more deer in new Zealand than any other rifle. That is, maybe, until the days of helicopter meat hunting. For years and years you could pick up one of these ex-army rifles at your local sports shop for a modest price.

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Jungle carbine image from barryboy1987 on Trademe. Thanks to John for SMLE image.