The Best of New Zealand Signs

A land of great beauty and great people- New Zealand also has some of the best signs anywhere in the English-speaking world. Here is a collection of the best from more than 100 photos of signs I took.

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Christchurch

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Christchurch

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On my way into Akaroa

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One of my favorite signs

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My absolute favorite!

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One of those “Yes, I’m in New Zealand” signs

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Everything is banned in Invercargil

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Stating to obvious

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Tons of one lane bridges

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They will try to get fed, too, buy being fairly demanding

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Too cute

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Good to know

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Highest paved road in Australia/New Zealand

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In the mountains…

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A lot of these signs at higher elevations

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Sadly, too many of these signs (put up in areas where fatalities have occurred)

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Didn’t know cows could read….

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Love the name

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Watch for flying gravel (and broken windows)

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Okarito Beach

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Always concerned with conservation

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Important message- trying to save the dwindling population

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Another favoite

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I did see Wekas here, too

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Love the imaginative name

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Boarding the Interislander Ferry

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Love that Kiwi sense of humor

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Just one of the many great signs at the Wellington Zoo

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Saw this one at my Wellington Hostel

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Didn’t find out what “Real Good Food” meant

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Choo Choo

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Love this one too

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Kawhia Beach, North Island

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Fortunately not too many of these signs

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The Legend of Cape Reinga

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And there were tons of slow moving logging trucks

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Even with these warnings, many people make mistakes on 90 Mile Beach

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You figure one would think “There must be a reason for all these warnings…”

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This gem was at my campground in Ahipara

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3 Responses to “The Best of New Zealand Signs”

  1. Jaime says:

    Jaja I loved this… too funny!

    • Erik says:

      Thanks, Jaime! I had as much fun taking these. You have to love the Kiwis- and that their sense of humor carries over into their signs 🙂

  2. Maria says:

    Wow! That’s a lot of warnings – the first one is my fav.

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