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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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PLACE NAMES

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PLACE NAMES

New Zealand place names fall into two general groups which depend, primarily, upon whether they are of Maori or European origin.

Co-creator

Edward Stewart Dollimore, Research Officer, Department of Lands and Survey, Wellington and Bernard John Foster, M.A., Research Officer, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington.

Last updated 22-Apr-09