Maori place names their origins & meanings.

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Published by Reed Books in Birkenhead, Auckland .

Written in English

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  • New Zealand.


  • Names, Geographical -- New Zealand.,
  • Maori language -- Etymology -- Names.,
  • Miniature books -- Specimens.,
  • New Zealand -- Historical geography.

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ContributionsMiniature Book Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsDU405 .M27 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1145453M
ISBN 10079000271X
LC Control Number94116897

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A Dictionary of Maori Place Names Paperback – January 1, by A. W Reed (Author)Cited by: 7. A dictionary of Maori place names Unknown Binding – January 1, by A.

W Reed (Author)Author: A. W Reed. 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 Maori Place Names gives concise and clear answers, as well as taking in curiosities like the world's longest place name.

The new Maori Place Names includes maps on the inside covers showing principal names, and also reproduces the illustrations from the original. Maori Place Names Books How Fishpond Works Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell/5(2).

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A dictionary of Māori place names, 1st edition (left) and 2nd edition (right) 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 Author: Danilo Hegg.

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Reed. Māori place names: their meanings and origins / A. Reed ; revised by Peter Dowling. Date: A number of Māori words have been adopted into everyday New Zealand conversation, even while speaking English, and many place names are of Māori origin. Being able to correctly pronounce Māori words is a valued skill since incorrectly pronounced Māori is as grating as fingernails scratching on a blackboard and will immediately identify you.

This hill in Hawke's Bay is credited by The Guinness Book of World Records with having the longest place name in the world. Tauranga - a sheltered anchorage for waka, (canoes). Tauweru River - Māori for "hanging in clusters"; the town of Tauweru is named after the river.

The Book: Pronounce and understand Māori place names with the new fourth edition of A.W. Reed’s classic guide to meanings and origins of names across New Zealand. From Ahaura to Whitianga, this handily sized book is the definitive guide to the most common and notable Māori names on our land.

Place Names of New Zealand was first published inas a single volume of pages that listed alphabetically thousands of geographical names, their origins and meanings.

Reed'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 Reed's Supplement to Place Author: Danilo Hegg. Index of Māori Names. This index is from an unpublished manuscript compiled about by the missionary Rev.

Henry James Fletcher (). In its original form it was pages long, a vast index of Māori names referred to in books and journals, including the names of boundaries, Māori individuals, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations.

a dictionary of maori place names - (te ao hou - no. 67 july ) Date: July From: Te Ao Hou By: Maori Affairs Department Description: A. Reed. A paperback reprint of this popular little reference book that has been unavailable for some time. $ A place marked in red shows it holds a Maori name.

Those marked blue show an English place name. In the map, the North Island is significantly red, save for clusters of blue in and around the. Some Māori place names can be negotiated through the Treaty of Waitangi claims process to become official place names as part of the settlement. Find out more about Treaty of Waitangi settlement names.

Dual naming. Dual naming recognises the equal and special significance of both the original Māori and non-Māori names. You must use both. Taumatawhakatangi­hangakoauauotamatea­turipukakapikimaunga­horonukupokaiwhen­uakitanatahu Pronunciation.

Broken down by syllable, the full place name is pronounced: Meaning of the name. The name Other versions. Some forms of the name are longer still: Tamatea, explorer of the land. Each morning he would sit on the hill and play a lament on what is called the koauau or Maori flute.

You can find the hill by driving south from Waipukurau for about 55 kilometres, turn right onto Wimbledon Road. A sign displaying the name is situated about five kilometres along this. In this connection it may be noted that the Maoris themselves often contracted their place names.

(a) Names Deriving from the Early Voyagers. According to tradition, the early Maori voyagers, Kupe, Ngahue, and Toi, named many of New Zealand's coastal features. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published under title: Maori place names and their meanings.

Reprint of ed. published. NAMES MEANING GENDER; Ari: Variation of Ariel which means the lion of God: Boy: Hebrew,Maori: Christianity: Ihaia: God is salvation: Boy: Maori: Christianity: Kai: The Scottish and American meaning is Fire, The Hawaiian is The Sea, Welsh meaning is Keeper of the keys.

Books shelved as maori-fiction: Legacy by Whiti Hereaka, Huia Short Stor Contemporary Māori Fiction by Various, The Imaginary Lives Of James Pōnek. Maori Place Names Reeds Lilliput dictionary Author anon Format/binding Vinyl Covers Book condition Used - Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First printing Publisher AH & AW Reed Place of Publication Wellington, New Zealand Date published Book Edition: First Printing.

Maori Place Names - What do they mean. When we first arrived in New Zealand, we struggled to remember (and pronounce) all the Maori place names. There are so many that start with W, T, P or Ng.

But as you travel around, you begin to notice a pattern to the place names. The majority actually mean something, so it's a good idea to learn a few words of Maori. Place names, though, are a different story. When the style guide for New Zealand English usage on Wikipedia was thrashed out back inmacrons weren't in common use and it was noted the "rules of Maori place names are still under discussion" – and there they've remained for 14 years.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Reed Dictionary of Maori Place Names by A.W. Reed (, Book) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Place names are probably the most commonly mispronounced Māori words.

Whether people are talking about Tower Poe (Taupō), Parra Pram (Paraparaumu), Wonger Ray (Whangarei) or the Wire Wrapper. The new Māori Place Names honours the book’s whakapapa too – reproducing Reed’s introduction, and bringing back the original illustrations by renowned artist and designer James Berry.

By questioning the older generation of the local Maori people some years ago the late Louis J. Vangioni elicited many original Maori placenames. This small book, published inincludes that information along with a hand-drawn map and other comments by D.J.C.

Pringle. View Old Maori place names round Akaroa harbour [3 MB PDF]. People consider Maori dog names for several reasons. They can be unique to the family, the name has a beautiful meaning, or for cultural reasons.

There is also no shortage of options because names, words, and place names can end up being beautiful names for dogs. Wilke says this would be in accordance with the New Zealand Geographic Board, which in reported that Māori place names had been made official, and about place names now include a macron.

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He Korero Pūrākau Mo Ngā Taunahanahatanga a Ngā Tūpuna, Place Names of the Ancestors, A Māori Oral History Atlas. Place Names of the Ancestors - Full book (PDF 8MB) (attachment below) In parts: Place Names of the Ancestors - Part 1 (PDF KB) (attachment below) Place Names of the Ancestors - Part 2 (PDF 2MB) (attachment below).

Hi Pat. It isn't only Maori place names which confuse visitors (and some locals). I have yet to meet first time visitors able to pronounce Wanaka or Dunedin correctly either. However no one takes offence, so don't worry if you don't get it right the first time. Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is about raising awareness around one of New Zealand’s official languages (the other two being English and New Zealand Sign Language).

Te Reo Māori. The Māori language is used in many ways in New Zealand. As a nation, we have adopted many individual words and phrases into our everyday life, eg. Māori culture plays a role in everyday life in New Zealand. As an official language, it's common to hear Te Reo Māori spoken, and many official place names are in Māori.

You can easily learn the correct pronunciation of place names, plus some simple Māori words and phrases, such as. A Dictionary of Maori Place Names, Reed, A. PLACE NAMES Apr Edward Stewart Dollimore, Research Officer, Department of Lands and Survey, Wellington and Bernard John Foster, M.A., Research Officer, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington.

Maori Books - Maori History Books, Maori Weaving and More. Mana Maori: The Power of New Zealand's First Inhabitants (LUP General) The discovery of New Zealand, the last place on earth to be peopled, is surrounded by myths. Maori Mana: the Power of New Zealand's First Inhabitants takes you on a journey exploring the histories of the country's.

Maori Place Names. By James Cowan. Read at the May Meeting of the New Zealand Literary and Historical Association. §ONG after the last pure-blooded Maori shall have joined his ancestors in the underworld of Hine-nui-te-Po, the names which his progenitors bestowed upon the mountains and lakes, valleys, groves and streams will remain on the map of New Zealand, and a new race which knows not.

A Dictionary of Maori Place Names by A W Reed,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Dictionary of Maori Place Names: A W Reed: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(2).These books contain information of Maori peoples of the North of New Zealand.

• John Steedman, “ He toto: Te ahu matua a nga Tupuna” () This book contains origins of the peoples of Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty.

•The Aukland War Museum Library has a Maori Personal Name Index. This is a card index of Maori names.The landmark Te Maori exhibition was a milestone in the Māori cultural renaissance. Featuring traditional Māori artwork, it toured the United States between andbefore returning to New Zealand for a nationwide tour in Page 5 - Māori place namesFor each of the Māori place names on this page we’ve provided a.

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