Māori place names

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Understand and pronounce Māori place names with this new edition of A.W Reed's classic guide.

From Ahaura to Whitianga, this is the definitive guide to the most common and notable places across New Zealand, with over 2,300 individual entries. Where do names like Whāngārei, Tauranga, Motueka and Timaru originate? 

What are the Māori names for Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin? 
Māori Place Names gives concise answers to these questions, with words broken down into component parts and macrons to indicate the correct pronunciation of vowels.

This fourth edition reorders some names to follow the Māori alphabet, includes maps showing principle names, and reprints illustrations from the original 1950 edition

Soft Cover Book
Dimensions: 15cm x 21cm

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