Definition of Dorkland in English:

Dorkland

noun

informal, derogatoryNew Zealand
  • The city of Auckland.

    ‘he needs to represent the good people of Dorkland who elected him’
    • ‘The city really would deserve the name "Dorkland".’
    • ‘Ask any developer how the Dorkland Super Council compares to doing business with the now superseded Papakura Council.’
    • ‘No sign of any discussion of any of these policy measures on the horizon in Dorkland.’
    • ‘Seems to me everyone wants to live in Dorkland. Why? Well it's beyond me.’
    • ‘He needs to be replaced by someone with the right alternative model for Dorkland.’
    • ‘The level of subsidy in Wellington is similar to what is calculated for Dorkland.’
    • ‘If it was possible in the Dorkland region, to develop exurbs with those economical features, I guarantee the demand would be massive.’
    • ‘in Dorkland, they are a million dollars because that is what the dirt they are sitting on is "worth" under the great Kiwi Ponzi scheme.’
    • ‘They are in cahoots with the property owners and know only too well that a big fat gouge of the Dorkland ratepayer is in process.’

Origin

1990s from dork, with reference to the city's staid image, especially as contrasted with the glamorous image of Wellington.

Pronunciation

Dorkland

/ˈdɔːklənd/