1. In a popular New Zealand children’s song of the 1960s, what type of creature was Sticky Beak?
  2. In internet technology, what does the V stand for in the initials VPN?
  3. The singers Natalie Imbruglia and Delta Goodrem and the actors Margot Robbie and Guy Pearce all starred in what?
  4. Which religious denomination refers to its churches as Kingdom Halls?
  5. In the New Zealand Wars, where did the battle of Te Ngutu-o-te-Manu (the beak of the bird) take place: Taranaki, Waikato or the Bay of Plenty?
  6. Lothlorien is a fictional location in the works of what writer?
  7. Who sang Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend in the 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?
  8. What is the hometown of Winter Olympics gold medallist Zoi Sadowski-Synnott?
  9. What old-fashioned word for sleep rhymes with the name of a Latin American dance?
  10. In a classic hit song, where did the Everly Brothers do their crying?


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ANSWERS: 1. A kiwi; 2. Virtual; 3. Neighbours; 4. Jehovah’s Witnesses; 5. Taranaki; 6. J R R Tolkien; 7. Marilyn Monroe; 8. Wanaka; 9. Slumber (rhymes with rumba); 10. In the rain.