Story: Rural language

Pakihi

Pakihi

Pakihi is a Māori term now commonly used to describe poorly drained, infertile land. A typical example is this area at the mouth of the Wanganui River in Westland.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Sheep and dairy farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18609/pakihi (accessed 14 December 2019)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008