This map shows variations of the name Whangaroa (meaning long or wide harbour) and their locations in Polynesia. These names are spread throughout the Polynesian triangle from Whangaroa and Akaroa (a Ngāi Tahu variation of Whangaroa, also called Hakaroa) in New Zealand, across to Hangaroa on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in the east, and north to Hanaloa in Hawaii.
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