T

ta

Thanks 

taihoa, taiho

Hold on!, Wait a minute!

take the piss

to ridicule 

take to

to attack, especially with fists.

tangi

funeral rites

tanked

drunk, inebriated

taonga

valuable possession, treasure, national treasure

Tapanui flu ME, chronic fatigue syndrome, yuppie flu

tapu

sacred, taboo

tarseal

bitumen paving

terror for, to be a

to be a 'great one for', to be terribly keen on.

there you go Expression of acknowledgement, agreement.
thick as pigshit very stupid person

thrash

to overwork (anything mechanical), to work or drive at an excessive pace.

tight

very mean with money. "tight as a duck's arse."

tiki

neck pendant made from stone, bone, wood and prized ones from greenstone, symbol of fertility, also heitiki, Tiki - first man

tiki tour

roundabout way to get somewhere; scenic tour

tin-arsed lucky

tinny (1)

adjective. Lucky, fortunate.

tinny (2)

adjective. Flimsily-built, unsubstantial, "jerry-built".

tinny (3)

noun. A dinghy made of aluminium (derisive comment). Also, an aluminium liquor can.

tinny (4)

noun. A bullet-shaped portion of cannabis wrapped for sale.

tit, to pull one's

expression of disbelief in a claim made. Also to kid, to express something less than factual, to "have someone on."

toby, toby cock water stop-cock.

toey

on edge, edgily angry, touchy.

togs swimming costume

toiler

conscientious worker

toss, couldn't give a

don't care about something.

touch touch rugby, social game without tackling played between mixed teams of men and women

trad

rigidly traditional

tramp

to hike. Tramper - hiker

tranny, trannies

short form of transistor radio. Also transvestites, cross-dressers.

trots, the

diarrhoea

truckie

driver of heavy trucks.

tucker

food

turn it on, to

to provide liquor for a party or group.

turps, to be on the to be full of liquor, 'on the booze'.

tussock

a hardy greenish-yellow native grass that grows in clumps, looking superficially like the European flax plant

U

umu

earth oven or cooking pit, Polynesian.

up oneself

to be very conceited.

up sticks

move house

ute

utility truck, pick up truck (prn yoot)

V

varsity

university 

vege

veg, veggie, vegetable (prn veggie)

vegemite

popular marmite-like spread looking like tar marketed by Krafts (marmite also popular)

verge

grassy area of the side of the road, berm.

video

video cassette recorder, VCR. "Vid" is the tape played. 

village

the shopping centre of a small town, settlement or suburb.

W

wag

skipping school, playing truant.

waiata Maori for "shape that flows", a song.
wait on Wait! Hang on! Wait for me!
waka canoe, vessel, etc
walk shorts smart short trousers worn by office workers
wally incompetent person, loser
watersider wharfie, docker

weatherboard

clapboard, overlapping 100 x 20 mm timber planking - very common NZ housing external wall material

wee

little

wee cracker

Exceptional. "Wee cracker of a day, innit?"

weetbix

Aside from the breakfast cereal, this has come to mean particle board that has rotted to a state of softness. A 'weetbix board'.

westie, westy

inhabitant of West Auckland, usually west of Avondale and the Whau Creek.

wet blanket

someone who spoils the fun of others, someone who doesn't get into the "swing" of things, particularly at a social occasion.

whakapapa

genealogy, family tree

wharfie

watersider, docker

what are ya?!

"Are you mad?!" or "Are you taking the piss?!", and it can imply doubt about manhood when a male shows fear. "What are ya pussy?"

whinge

complain

wobbly (throw a wobbly)

become angry, have a fit, a tantrum

wonky crooked 

wooden spoon

booby prize

woofterish

of an argument -- thin, airy and unconvincing.

wop wops far from civilisation (eg, out in the wop wops)

a bit of a worry

a troubling event or person.

wowser puritan, tee-totaller, killjoy
written off Ineffective, useless (people); that which is economic to repair (vehicles etc.)
Y

yachtie

one who sails yachts.

yack general conversation between friends, as in "have a yack."

yahoo

a hooligan

yakka work - as in expression "hard yakka"

yarn

to spin a tale, to have a chat.

yonks

forever, a long time ago 

you ain't wrong

that's right, yes.