Story: Tapa whenua – naming places

Hikurangi and Aorangi mountain names

Aorangi and Hikurangi are mountain names of special significance to Māori. This map shows the locations of mountains and mountain ranges in New Zealand named Aorangi or Hikurangi. 

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Tapa whenua – naming places - Traditions and place names from Polynesia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/18649/hikurangi-and-aorangi-mountain-names (accessed 21 April 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Nov 2008