New Zealand

20‐something girl on cell: The baby‐changing room?! That’s horrid!

–Interislander Ferry, New Zealand

Overheard by: Sally

Young male Australian tourist on cell: We’ve already been to a service station and a McDonald’s, which is different.

–Rotorua, New Zealand

Overheard by: exactly how different to McDonald’s in Australia?

Old lady: This isn’t a nude beach!
Young lady, sunbathing topless and feigning surprise: Oh, really? Oh, okay…

–Auckland, New Zealand

Overheard by: Shakira

Man, hearing seagulls: Wolves!

–Upper Hutt, New Zealand

Overheard by: Schmitty

11‐year‐old Korean boy to 11‐year‐old Egyptian boy: You live in pyramid and you mummy!

–Christchurch, New Zealand

Overheard by: novalis

Tour coach driver, gesturing to McDonald’s restaurant further down the road: Aaaaand coming up ahead are the golden arches of the American embassy.

–TehanuNui, Nelson, New Zealand

Overheard by: Makenzie

Kid #1: After this, we should sunbathe.
Kid #2: I don’t want to sunbathe.
Kid #1: Why?
Kid #2: I just don’t.
Kid #1: But then you can get a tan!
Kid #2: I don’t want a tan.
Kid #1: Why?
Kid #2: Because it sounds like “sand,” and I hate sand.

–Camping Ground, Kerikeri, New Zealand

Overheard by: Kelly

Girl: So, when Daddy said that his girlfriend was coming to stay the night it was a bad thing?
Mother: Yes, dear.
Girl: Does this mean I get two Christmases and two birthdays, like Ashlee?

–Parua Bay, New Zealand

Overheard by: naughtygurl

Dude #1: Bro, you want a beer?
Dude #2: Nah, I’m not drinking for Ramadan.

–Auckland, New Zealand

Small boy gazing in awe: All the tooshie…

–Caroline Bay, Timaru, New Zealand

Overheard by: [LadyFlash]