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The 25 Hardest Things About Living In New Zealand

Feel the pain, mate.

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1. Facebook doesn't give you any respect.

2. This is how people picture New Zealand...



5. When it really looks more like this:



8. It's hard to get anything done when your country is a shining beacon of freedom:


9. Or when you have no worries:

10. Or when you underestimate the running speed of a herd of sheep:

11. Or the size of a moa:

12. When you see people complaining about how hot it is in the June and July all you can say is:

13. You understand how devastatingly accurate this map is:


14. And you're constantly wondering who put the 12-year-old in charge of naming all of New Zealand:


16. And in charge of writing headlines:

17. And who is the creative genius who named this store?


18. The criminals are way too polite:

19. And the coroners party way too hard:

20. Even the buses want you to have a good time:

21. There's so much wildlife that it gets harder every day to tell them apart:

22. Yeah, nah, you use this phrase way too much:

23. If you've ever been to Avondale, you know this is a totally legitimate concern:

24. And this is an everyday sight:

25. In conclusion:

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