Top 56 New Zealand ‘Better Together’ Pairings

We know that some things are just better together than they are on their own. So that’s why we went ahead and comprised a list of the top Kiwiana pairings that we were able to brainstorm during one of our morning teas. From Bunning’s sausage sizzles to a pie and a coke, we covered it all as we commemorate all the great kiwi pairings that just prove that some things are better together.





  1. Chip and Dip
  2. Red bands and stubbies
  3. Beach and Cricket
  4. Baked beans and Toast
  5. T sauces and Sausages
  6. Fish and Chips
  7. Socks and Jandals
  8. Coffee and a Dart
  9. Pie and a Coke
  10. Southland and Rain
  11. Jonno and Ben
  12. Rugby and Justin Marshal
  13. Cheese and Crackers
  14. Pint and a Punt
  15. Hobbits and Rings
  16. Sheep and Scenery
  17. Mates and Speights
  18. Mac and Cheese
  19. Bacon and Eggs
  20. Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  21. Tradies and Smokos
  22. Wellington and Wind
  23. Dunedin’s Hyde Street and Parties
  24. Gingernuts and Milk
  25. Peanut Butter and Jelly
  26. Your Outstanding Debt and a Debt Consolidation Loan
  27. Chips and Bread
  28. Warehouse and a Bargain
  29. Pavlova and Kiwi Fruit
  30. Christmas and Lynx Africa
  31. Carrots and Peas
  32. Lunchbox and a Rollup
  33. All Blacks and Haka
  34. Queenstown and Tourists
  35. Auckland and Traffic
  36. Bangers and Mash
  37. Fridays and Fish n Chips
  38. Bluff and Oysters
  39. Farmers and Hilux’s
  40. Duct Tape and Number 8 Wire
  41. Achieving Financial Goals and NZCU South
  42. Sunnies and Sunscreen
  43. Mike Hosking and Opinions
  44. Swanndris and Maimais
  45. Bunnings and a Sausage sizzle
  46. Briscoe’s and a sale
  47. Dave Dobbyn and a Banger
  48. Weetbix and Milk
  49. Buzzy Bee and Play Time
  50. Lemon and Paeroa
  51. Jaffa’s and Pineapple Lumps
  52. Marmite and Toast
  53. Tip Top and Summer
  54. Foursquare and Small Towns
  55. Course Related Costs and Text Books
  56. Steel Caps and High Vis

So there goes our list that we were able to muster up during one of our morning teas. We are sure that some of these pairings may have brought back some memories and tugged at a few heartstrings. But we still know that there are much more out there. We hope you all enjoy the rest of your summer and that you create memories this year. Grab your mates and try new things, because you never know what great kiwi pairing you might accidentally discover, together. ‘Better together.’