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Place names of New Zealand

Alexander Wyclif Reed

Place names of New Zealand

by Alexander Wyclif Reed

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Published by Raupo in North Shore [City], N.Z .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Wellington, N.Z. : Reed, 1975.

Other titlesOrigins and meanings for over 10,000 names
StatementA.W. Reed
ContributionsDowling, Peter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU405 .R426 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination502 p. :
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24499840M
ISBN 109780143204107
LC Control Number2010497703

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There are also a host of Maori weather stories in New Zealand place names, as a trawl through A.W. Reed’s Place Names of New Zealand will show. Kaihau-o-Kupe near Wanganui remembers a time when Kupe was held up by persistent westerly gales and rough water and had to “eat the wind” as he had no food with him. The International White Pages is the easy way to find people, phone numbers, and information in New Zealand. Use the NZ SEARCH BOX to find what you need.

  The bay, Wellington, New Zealand. Rock Sculpture, Wellington, New Zealand. Besides being massively excited about seeing my family, I’m also looking forward to the flight (this will not sound bonkers to anyone who loves books as much as I do!) New Zealand has some of the most dramatic landscape in the world, as well as a fascinating history. source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names source: Family History Library Catalog the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia. New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui), and the South Island (Te Waipounamu)—and .


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Unofficial names. Many of New Zealand's place names have never been officially approved by the NZGB. They either fall outside the board's jurisdiction (homesteads, lighthouses) or were common names before the board was established and have never been officially formalised. Most New Zealanders have no idea where the name of the town they live in came from.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Mainly English text with place names in English and Maori. Notes: "Consolidated and revised from place names of New Zealand () and supplement to place names of New Zealand (), this is the most comprehensive guide to New Zealand place names"--Back cover.

Whykickamoocow: curious New Zealand placenames. [Nicola McCloy] -- Have you ever wondered how the town you live in got its name. This book tells the tales behind some of the most intriguing place names in this country.

Written in an accessible and interesting style, This book tells the tales behind some of the most intriguing place. Place Names of New Zealand was first published inas a single volume of pages that listed alphabetically thousands of geographical names, their origins and ’s work quickly became the standard guide to toponymy in New Zealand.

The volume stimulated a wealth of correspondence and further research that was embodied in Author: Danilo Hegg. Get this from a library. Place names of New Zealand. [A W Reed] -- Fascinating list of place names used in New Zealand with explanations of their derivations and meanings where these things are known.

About this Item: A.H.&WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND, Soft cover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Red Vinyl limp covers with gilt embossed titles.

53x38mm approx. + end blanks. 1st Liilliput Edition and successor to Maori Place names and their meanings first published by Reed in Place Names of New Zealand, prepared with both locals and visitors in mind, is a user-friendly reference work that no library, home, marae or office in New Zealand should be without.

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New Zealand Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in New Zealand. These are the most popular boys' names in New Zealand for   This book is the successor to “Maori Place Names and their Meanings”, first published in Researched and compiled by A.W. Reed, the first edition was published in After 5 reprints, a second edition followed inthree years after the death of the author.

9 reprints and 14 years later, the third edition still carries Reed’s name – in recognition of the Author: Danilo Hegg. : Interesting Place Names and History of New Zealand (): Stehr, Emily: Books. Reed, - Names, Geographical - pages 0 Reviews Fascinating list of place names used in New Zealand with explanations of their derivations and.

The New Zealand Gazetteer of Place Names (the Gazetteer) holds all official names for geographic places and features within the jurisdiction of the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB).

The New Zealand Gazetteer also has other types of unofficial names, such as recorded collected and replaced names. The meanings and stories behind the major place names of New Zealand are contained in this useful book.

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A brief account of the origin and meaning of one thousand five hundred well-known Maori and Pakeha place names of New Zealand. by Reed, A.W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Near Porangahau in Hawke’s Bay is an unassuming hill known as "Taumata whakatangi hangakoauau o tamatea turi pukakapiki maunga horo nuku pokai whenua kitanatahu", which translates into English as "the place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as 'landeater’, played his flute to his loved one.".

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Place names were a way the newly arrived culture imprinted itself on a changing landscape. New Zealand. Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sighted New Zealand’s western coasts in