Meet Charlie, Ruby, Oliver, Mason and Kaia — Kiwi kids representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies this amazing country. They’ll take you through a year in the life of New Zealand's kids, from celebrations, traditions and events, to our everyday way of life and the little things that make childhood so memorable.
A Kiwi Year is a picture book bursting with national pride. It’s a snapshot of who Kiwis are, blending modern-day culture and lifestyle with past traditions and native heritage. Its pages feature meandering text, dates and gorgeous illustrations showcasing five Kiwi kids at play, at school, at home, and enjoying the sights and sites of their country. From the Bay of Islands to hot springs and soaring mountains, vibrant cities and quaint country towns, this is New Zealand childhood.