In the Mainland the men are more manly, the women more comely and the air is more
And don't let those lilly livered, tree hugging, crystal waving, birth-of-a-dolphin
North Islanders tell you anything different.
But don't take my word for how great the South Island is, come to this years NZ
Branch Summer School (28/12/04 till 6/1/05) which just happens to be in Nelson, at
the top of the Mainland. (He said, desperatly trying to drag the subject back
And if anyone tells you I was born in Wellington (North Island), it's all a dirty
lie, I tell you - a dirty lie!
> On this evening's quiz program "Jeopardy!" there was an answer which > indicated that South Island is also referred to as "the mainland." A know a few > folks in New Zealand and have been there twice, but have NEVER heard this. There > are lots of New Zealanders on the Strathspey. Is this true? > > Robb Quint > Thousand Oaks, CA, USA