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  #2013663 10-May-2018 22:24
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Lias:

 

To somewhat paraphrase/plagiarize Heath Franklin, "New Zealand, if you're lucky we'll put some pants on"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"If you're lucky we'll put some shoes on" would probably be more appropriate!






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  #2013664 10-May-2018 22:25
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I suggested one for Masterton to someone there.

 

 

 

"Welcome to Masterton: It's a bit sh*t."






 
 
 
 


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  #2013967 11-May-2018 11:56
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Wording for signs near major rivers. 'This river is 100 % certified to be less polluted than some in Indonesia.'

 

 

that reminds me of a brochure I got in an in-flight meal to go with my apple (Malev Hungarian airlines).

 

Paraphrasing - the brochure stated that (amongst other things) the apple was 50% less likely to have radiation and was also likely to have 30% less pesticides and other carcinogens than other, comparable apples from the region.

 

 

 

 





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  #2013986 11-May-2018 12:36
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"New Zealand! Yeah...nah."

 

 

 

"Welcome to New Zealand! Closed Saturdays and Sundays, and January. Enjoy your visit!"






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  #2013988 11-May-2018 12:39
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Geektastic:

 

"New Zealand! Yeah...nah."

 

 

 

"Welcome to New Zealand! Closed Saturdays and Sundays, and January. Enjoy your visit!"

 

 

 

 

A slogan needs to  accurately reflect the topic, this isn't.





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  #2013989 11-May-2018 12:39
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100% Pure*

 

[small]* excludes rivers, lakes, farm lands, cities, city beaches[/small]





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New Zealand 100% Middle earth


 
 
 
 


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  #2013998 11-May-2018 12:52
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MikeB4:

 

Geektastic:

 

"New Zealand! Yeah...nah."

 

 

 

"Welcome to New Zealand! Closed Saturdays and Sundays, and January. Enjoy your visit!"

 

 

 

 

A slogan needs to  accurately reflect the topic, this isn't.

 

 

 

 

"Suggest a better slogan"

 

 

 

So, I did.






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  #2014021 11-May-2018 13:20
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I often make fun of things and there are things to make fun of here, but anyone who has experienced the skies of the high country, or the vistas that really do take your breath away, or the approach to Wellington airport from the sea and over the mountains on a clear day, would feel the attitude seep out of them like a deflating balloon. There is much to celebrate here, and it is a shame that we can't find the words to properly encapsulate it.

 

   





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  #2014032 11-May-2018 13:34
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Rikkitic:

 

I often make fun of things and there are things to make fun of here, but anyone who has experienced the skies of the high country, or the vistas that really do take your breath away, or the approach to Wellington airport from the sea and over the mountains on a clear day, would feel the attitude seep out of them like a deflating balloon. There is much to celebrate here, and it is a shame that we can't find the words to properly encapsulate it.

 

   

 

 

 

 

The problem is that you could find a fairly close facsimile of many of those things in many other places. The unique thing about NZ is that they are all in one relatively small and compact place. I think that is the thing to be trying to describe.

 

 

 

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  #2014107 11-May-2018 14:51
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Wonder why they did not change the slogan after Key got a grilling in one interview? It would have been an ideal reason to review the slogan and come up with something better.


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Remember: The tourists visiting you will be as stupid as your slogan.





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  #2014944 12-May-2018 21:45
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Be Purest





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kobiak:

 

100% Pure*

 

[small]* excludes rivers, lakes, farm lands, cities, city beaches[/small]

 

 

 

 

You know when tourists complain about this sort of stuff, that either we change the slogan, or we clean our rivers, streams beaches etc. Maybe we are 90% pure?


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