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Māori Nomenclature

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A series of articles published in the Otago Witness between 1910-12 aimed to explain how Māori named places. A number of interesting historical facts about early New Zealand are also included.

  • The articles were written by W. H. Sherwood Roberts of Oamaru.


Māori Language

1. How Words are Changed.

Māori Nomenclature

The West Coast

1. No. I - The West Coast.
2. No. II - The West Coast.
3. No. III - Greenstone.

The Nelson District

4. No. IV - The Nelson District.
5. No. V - The Buller.
6. No. VI - West Whanganui.
7. No. VII - Motupipi.
8. No. VIII - Waimea.
9. No. IX - Pelorus.

District of Marlborough

10. No. X - The Province of Marlborough.
11. No. XI - District of Marlborough.
12. No. XII - Queen Charlotte's Sound.
13. Not found.
14. No. XIV - Tory Channel.
15. No. XV - Wairau (contd.).
16. No. XVI - District of Marlborough.

Names in Canterbury

17. No. XVII - How Māoris Named Places.
18. No. XVIII - Names in Canterbury.
19. No. XIX - Banks Peninsula.
20. No. XX - Akaroa.
21. No. XXI - Names in Canterbury.
22. No. XXII - Waimate.
23. No. XXIII - Snow Rivers.
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